Graduation at Buffalo Public School #84

Graduation ceremony

This morning our executive director, Susan Barlow, was bestowed the opportunity to speak at School #84’s graduation ceremony.  Her advice to the graduates: “Remember with each right comes a responsibility. It is important to make good choices. Learn. Be patient. And most of all, work hard at whatever you do.”  Congratulations to all of those

Empower’s 2016 Priceless Partner Award Recipient

Empower logo

Parent Network of WNY has been selected as the award recipient of Empower’s 2016 Priceless Partner Award.  This award recognizes an organization that colloborates with Empower in a deep and meaningful way to support indivduals in need of services. We are honored to be chosen, and will be formally accepting the award at Empower’s inaugural

Parent Network Intern Recipient of 2016 Student Social Worker of the Year Award

Kaylin Corbran, Parent Network’s intern, was recognized by the National Association of Social Workers Western Division as the 2016 Student Social Worker of the Year award from Daemen College. The award honors excellence to distinguished colleagues who have made important contributions to the field of social work. The nominees must have made significant differences in

Parent Network of WNY has partnered with the Service Collaborative of WNY

The Service Collaborative of WNY provides opportunities for all individuals to serve their communities, challenging them to turn their ideals into action and their passion into positive change. Parent Network is delighted to welcome Jean Cosenza – our AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) member!  As part of her one-year term of service, Jean

Buffalo Public Schools Workshop Series

Parent Network of WNY and Buffalo Public Schools present The BPS Workshop Series Download the BPS Series flyer All Workshops are location at Parent Network of WNY 1000 Main Street, Buffalo NY 14202 To register: Call (716) 332-4170 email info@parentnetworkwny.org or register online at the links below. The Special Education Process and the BPS Parent

Buffalo Business First: Parent Network rebranding focuses on access

Tracey Drury Buffalo Business First Reporter- Buffalo Business First   A Buffalo nonprofit has kicked off a rebranding effort aimed at expanding its reach. The Parent Network of WNY is keeping its name the same, but changing its logo and updating the resources it offers to the community. That includes a new website equipped with 10

Parent Network of WNY Becomes NYS Transition Partner

The transition into adulthood is becoming exponentially more difficult for young people with disabilities in the United States. Unemployment and the rising cost of college and vocational school present significant barriers to meaningful independence. For families of children with disabilities, support through the transition process is essential. Although the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)