Do you have concerns about how your child is developing and learning?

If you have concerns about your child walking, talking, behaving, understanding, and learning. If your child has a diagnosed or suspected disability. Our Family Support Specialist can provide assistance for your needs.

Family Support Specialists

(716) 332-4170
Monday – Friday
9am – 4pm

(716) 449-6394

Free interpretation services are available for Non-English Speakers

Non-English speakers can schedule personalized support via phone or email. 

To schedule a call ahead of time, email, state your preferred time between Monday – Friday, 9am – 4pm and identify your “preferred language.” A Family Support Specialist will call you via an interpreter.

Family Support Specialists can help with:

  • Individualized Education Program (IEP) process
  • Early childhood services and programs
  • Special education questions
  • Transition planning
  • Transportation issues
  • Navigating systems, including Developmental Disabilities, Mental Health, and others
  • Camps, afterschool, and other community organizations (with services for special needs)
  • Specific disabilities

Resource Links

  • The Advocacy Institute – The Advocacy Institute is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to the development of products, projects and services that work to improve the lives of people with disabilities.
  • WrightslawParents, advocates, educators, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, up-to-date information about special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities.
  • New York State Education Department – A focus on student achievement guides an advocacy plan that builds support of decision makers who affect the quality of the library media program.
  • Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates – Protecting the legal and civil rights of students with disabilities and their families.
  • Advocacy Fact Sheet

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Parent Network of WNY
1021 Broadway Street
Buffalo, NY 14212

Contact Us

Family Support Lines:
English – 716-332-4170
Espanol – 716-449-6394