Chautauqua County Check Out These Opportunities Near You!

Parent Network of WNY is proud to announce their workshops and family and caregiver group in Chautauqua County! The workshop on November 5, “Understanding the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Process” will inform you about the development of the IEP, about your role in the process, and how to be an active participant in the creation of the

Niagara County Workshops and Family and Caregiver Group!

Parent Network of WNY is proud to offer a Family and Caregiver group and workshops in your area this fall! Our family and caregiver group provides a welcoming environment for parents and other caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders to meet, share experiences, ask questions and receive support. This group meets once a month on

Allegany County Workshop Series and Family and Caregiver Group

A free, three workshop series tackling subjects on disabilities such as bullying, sexuality, and graduation requirements to be held in Wellsville, NY. The next workshop titled, Sexuality and Students with Disabilities: How to Have a more Comfortable Conversation, will be held Oct. 16 at 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. This informational series will be hosted at the Allegany ARC Rehabilitation

Parent Network Pod

Parent Network of WNY launched their own podcast titled, “Parent Network Pod!” The podcast providing professionals and parents of individuals with disabilities the information they need whenever and wherever they need it. The first 4 episode series, topics such as Going Back to School, Understanding the Individualized Education Process (IEP) and Effective Communication with your

Eligibility Navigator

Did you know that if you have a child with a disability, they may qualify for additional services through the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)? Many students with disabilities receive supports and services through the special education process. Students with developmental disabilities may be eligible for additional services through The Office for People

HOT TOPIC! Supports for Students with Developmental Disabilities

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Many students with disabilities receive supports and services through the special education process. Students with developmental disabilities may be eligible for services through The Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD).  Eligible students can receive services from their school district and OPWDD. In order to be eligible for OPWDD services the student must go through