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  • Athletics & Recreation Program Focus Group

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    Tuesday, July 25, 2017

    Would you like to give your thoughts and ideas about the athletics and recreation programs and services provided to disabled adults and children in Western New York?   Would you like to give your thoughts and ideas about wellness and support programing for their caregivers? 

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  • Erie County Department of Social Services Announces Fatherhood Connection

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    Monday, July 17, 2017

    The Erie Department of Social Services has announced Fatherhood Connection: Men’s Parenting and Personal Development Group.  This 13 week series of classes empowers men of any age, fathers, and father figures to be better parents to the children in their lives.

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  • Parents needed for Parent Focus Group

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    Friday, July 14, 2017

    Would you like to give your thoughts and ideas about the programs and services provided for young children ages 0 to 5 years old?

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  • Help Advocate to Keep Medicaid Services

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    Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Looming budget cuts to Medicaid will effect benefits to many people, including those with special needs.  Recently the Stepping Stones Learning Center in Rochester closed its doors suddenly leaving many families without services for their children and the staff unemployed. Read the article and view the video-it genuinely exemplifies, “Just because you have a service today doesn’t mean you will have one tomorrow.”

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  • HOT TOPIC! What is an Exit Summary? Part 1

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    Thursday, June 22, 2017

    The Student Exit Summary is meant to provide a written overview of the student’s academic achievement and functional performance.  It should include recommendations for continued support and skill development as the student transitions from high school to his/her post-secondary goals.

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  • Graduation at Buffalo Public School #84

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    Monday, June 19, 2017

    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 who graduated and their families!

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  • HOT TOPIC! Military and Veteran Family Program

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    Thursday, June 15, 2017

    Military and veteran families in WNY live a civilian lifestyle. This means they do not live on a military base and children do not attend military schools. Because of this, many military connected families are not aware of the support and resources that are available to them. That’s where we come in!

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  • Seeking Families of Children with Medical Complexity for Focus Groups

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    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    We are looking to understand how families can get all types of needed care for their children, whether it is in the hospital, school, pharmacy, therapies, or anything in the community where you live. We are seeking up to ten families of children who have medical complexity. This includes any child who has at least two chronic conditions and sees at least two specialists of any type.

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  • Niagara County Families - Your input is needed on the Love and Logic Workshops!

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    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    The Community Network of Care (CNOC) is looking for parents to take a survey on their interest in participating in Love and Logic Parenting Workshops. CNOC is working with one of the Network's providers  in bringing back the Love and Logic Workshops to parents / caregivers in our community!

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  • Red Carpet Movie Event

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    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    Assemblyman Ray Walter will host a free screening of Disney’s ‘Moana’ for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and their families at Eastern Hills Cinema in Williamsville on Saturday, June 17 at 10 a.m. Tickets to this viewing party are limited, and potential attendees must RSVP before June 9 to reserve their seat.

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