Hot Topic! SSI Benefits and Section 301

Section 301 allows a student to continue receiving benefits if they are enrolled in or have one of the following: Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Ticket to Work PASS plan Individualized Education Program (IEP) (only 18-21 years old) The Continuing Disability Review or Medical Review Section 301 Protection in a timely manner Cooperate with all SSA field

HOT TOPIC! New Graduation Options

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Students with disabilities now have a  new option for graduation that has been approved by the New York State Regents. The Superintendent Determination of Graduation with a Local Diploma is an option for students with a current Individualized Education Program (IEP). This option provides for students who have been unable to successfully pass regents exams

HOT TOPIC: Parent Leadership Program

Do you have a loved one with special needs? Would you like help…      to make a difference for children and youth with disabilities?                  to learn more than the basics?                             to connect with other parents giving and receiving support?  Parent Network is pleased to announce we are now accepting applications for

HOT TOPICS: Learning Disabilities – Helping Your Child

If your child is struggling in school and you are not sure why, a learning disability may be thause.  Sometimes known as invisible disabilities, learning disabilities, affect how a person’s brain works – how it processes information in areas like reading, writing and math. Finding out there is a reason for their difficulties in school