Parent Leadership


Parent Leadership

We are proud to once again be able to offer this comprehensive series of trainings that includes valuable information to help you understand supports and services for children and young adults with learning differences and disabilities and skill building to become an effective leader in your child’s life, school and community.

In depth information will be provided about

  • special education
  • graduation requirements
  • preparing for life in the real world after high school
  • conflict resolution
  • ways to advocate effectively

Participants must attend 3 in person sessions conveniently scheduled for Saturdays:

April 8th and May 6th from 9:00 – 3:00 at Daemen College, 4380 Main Street, Amherst, NY

The last day of the series, August 19th -  takes place at the beautiful Beaver Hollow Conference Center giving the class the opportunity to learn about themselves and others while connecting with and supporting each other.  

New this year is a series of 1 hour webinars that offer flexibility to meet your busy lifestyle.

If you think the Parent Leadership Series is for you please submit an application by Friday, March 23rd, 2017.   If you don’t have the time right now or you don’t feel the program is for you,  encourage someone you know to join the class.  Please call Theresa Drum at 716-332-4179 with any questions.

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