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Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Overview (Video) – Learn about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and ways to promote success at home, school and in the community.
Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) (Archived Webinar) – Behavior! Now you know the cause of a challenging behavior… What’s next? Find out the process for creating a Behavior Intervention Plan.
Live, Learn, Work & Play (Archived Webinar) – These four parts of our lives make our days go round. Young adults often need help fi nding a way to fi ll their days. Learn how to make sure they have the correct services and supports to reach their goals.
Preparing for Life After High School (Archived Webinar) – Big changes, big adventures, big opportunities ahead!!! Learn strategies to make sure you are prepared and ready for the next stage of your young adult’s life, ADULTHOOD!
NEW! Using Self-Directed Services (Video) – In this online video workshop individuals families and caregivers will learn what OPWDD funded self-directed services are and how they work.
NEW! What is Sensory Processing Disorder (Archived Webinar) –In this workshop you will learn what Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is, examples of behaviors associated with SPD, strategies for working with your child at home and how to work with your schools.
Developmental Disabilities (DD) (Video) – Learn about developmental disabilities, available services and the eligibility process.
Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Plan (Archived Webinar) – Are you part of the planning team for your child? Learn how your child’s education program is just for them. Become confi dent as a partner creating your child’s IEP.
Pathways to Graduation with Credentials (Archived Webinar) – Learn the diff erence between a Career Development Occupational Studies Commencement Credential (CDOS Credential) and the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential.
Understanding Special Education (Video) – Learn about the Special Education process and how to be an active participant.
NEW! 504 vs Individualized Education Program (IEP) (Archived Webinar) – Learn about 504 plans, eligibility and understand the possible supports available under the plan, versus how every child receiving special education services has an Individualized Education Program (IEP).
Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA) (Archived Webinar) – Behavior! Are you and your child stuck doing the same thing again and again without a positive change? Learn about the school’s responsibility to find out the cause.
Learning Disabilities Celebrating the Whole Child (Video) – A workshop for families on meeting the emotional needs of children with learning disabilities.
Pathways to Graduation and Diploma Options (Archived Webinar) –Discover the different types, their requirements, and the opportunities they can give students after high school graduation.
Transition from Pre-School to Kindergarten – Learn what happens when Special Education students transfer from Pre-School to Kindergarten.
NEW! Supported Decision Making as an Alternative to Guardianship (Archived Webinar) – You will learn about supported decision-making and an exciting project sponsored by DDPC, SDMNY that is facilitating supported decision-making in a number of sites around New York.