Parent Network of Western New York launches “Guide and Connect” Campaign

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            Contact: May 30, 2018                                     Danielle M. DelMonte Danielle Marie Communications 716.597.8854 ddelmonte@wnycommunications.com Parent Network of Western New York launches “Guide and Connect” Campaign Outreach program to serve individuals and families affected by developmental disabilities in Erie and Niagara counties May 30, 2018 | Buffalo, New York: The Parent Network of Western

YOUTH POWER!’s AMPLIFY-NY 2018 Western Region Youth Leadership Forum and Foundations for Leadership!

YOUTH POWER! is excited to announce two great opportunities available for youth ages 14-24 and parent/caregivers in the Western Region! We are now accepting applications for the 2018 Western Region Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) and accompanying Foundations for Leadership parent/caregiver workshop series! Applications have been attached; read below for more information! **Please note: it is

Hot Topic! Gala & Parent Network Leaders

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On September 28th, 2017, Parent Network of Western New York was happy to celebrate our 30th Anniversary of helping the community with a Throwback Thursday Gala. The event took place at Hotel Henry, “The Henry”, former Richardson Olmsted Campus, an architectural legacy of the National History Landmark. The fundraising event filled the hotel with a

Statler Center Scholarships for Training

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Statler Center was founded in 1999 as a unique concept in hospitality and customer service employment training. One of the first projects of its kind, Statler Center provides physically disabled, blind or visually impaired individuals with the right tools for successful careers. Our job training programs are a unique and exciting concept in employment and

Adaptive Theatre, Dance & Vocals Workshop

THE ATA THEATRE & ACADEMY OF THEATRE ARTS Fundamentals of Musical Theatre – for Adults with Developmental Disabilities This one-hour class allows adults with developmental disabilities to begin learning all that is a part of musical theatre. During this class students will learn vocals, dancing,and acting through many fun and exciting theatre exercises. This class

Cartoon in the works featuring heroes with disabilities

There is a new cartoon in the works for kids with disabilities. It’s called “Team Supreme.” Each member has an individual superpower, and it’s tied to their disability. The cartoon is still in the beginning stages. One character, Zeek, has autism. His power is the ability to slow time down to a snail’s pace, and