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DIRECTORIES

Parent Network of WNY provides access to updated community guides and directories available for easy download.

Acronym List
A list of common disability related acronyms and their explanations.

Military and Veteran Family Resource Guide
A resource for military and veteran families with children with disabilities, as well as service providers.

The 2017 Support Group Directory
A resource for individuals with disabilities and their families, as well as service providers. To send updates, please download this form and mail to: Parent Network of WNY, 1000 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202.

The 2017 Recreation Directory
A resource of recreation options for individuals with disabilities and their families, as well as service providers. To send updates, please download this form and mail to: Parent Network of WNY, 1000 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202.

The 2017 DDAWNY Guide
This guide is intended to assist individuals, family members, community organizations and school district personnel who are seeking services and community supports to meet the needs of people with developmental disabilities.

WNY Family Support Directory
“The Coalition” Parent AND Professional Partnership: A Work in Progress

The 2017 A-List
Summer Fun for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs)

PARENT NETWORK FACT SHEETS

Parent Network of WNY provides informational fact sheets available for easy download. For more information on these topics, please see About.

Parent Network of WNY
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SUPPORT AND SERVICES FACT SHEETS

Parent Network of WNY provides informational fact sheets available for easy download. For more information on these topics, please see Support and Services.

Assistive Technology

General Sheet
English

Assistive Technology for Transition-Aged Students with Disabilities
English  |  Spanish

Military and Veteran Family Support

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)
English

Special Education

The Special Education Process
English  |  Spanish  |  Karen  |  Arabic  |  Burmese  |  Nepali   |  Somali

Individualized Education Program (IEP) Meeting
English

504 Plan
English  |  Spanish  |  Karen  |  Somali  |  Arabic  |  Burmese  |  Nepali

About My Child
English

Individualized Education Program (IEP)  Development
English  |  Spanish  |  Karen  |  Somali  |  Arabic  |  Burmese  |  Nepali   |  Somali

New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA)
English

Transition

Making Transition Stick
English  |  Spanish  |  Karen  |  Somali  | Arabic  |  Burmese  |  Nepali

Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)
English  |  Spanish

Disclosure in a Community Setting
English  |  Spanish

Graduation Chart
English  |  Spanish

Independent Living Centers
English  |  Spanish

Developmental Disabilities
English  |  Spanish

Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC)
English  |  Spanish

Postsecondary Disclosure
English  |  Spanish

Transition Timeline
English  |  Spanish

Career Plan in New York State
English  |  Spanish

Preparing Your Child/Young Adult for Work
English

Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) Roles and Responsiblilites
English  |  Spanish

Family Voices on Transition Experiences in NYS
English  |  Spanish

Guide to Finding Helpful Resources for NYS Families of Teens & Young Adults with Behavioral Health Challenges
English  |  Spanish

Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE)
English  |  Spanish

Key Terms for Self-Directed, OPWDD Services
English  |  Spanish

New York State Commision for the Blind – Vocational Rehabilitation Services
English

Social Security Administration
English

What is the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)?
English  |  Spanish

What is Work-based Learning (WBL)?
English  |  Spanish

Career Development & Occupational Studies Commencement Credential (CDOS)
English

What is the “Front Door?”
English  |  Spanish

Housing Discrimination and Accommodations for People with Disabilities
English   |  Spanish

Navigating Adult Services
English  |  Spanish

Life Beyond High School
English  |  Spanish

Parent Centers
English

Ten Transition Tips for Young People with Behavioral Health Challenges in NYS
English  |  Spanish

Soft Skills: The “Other” Skills Needed to Get and Keep a Job!
English  |  Spanish

Assistive Technology for Transition-Aged Students with Disabilities
English  |  Spanish

RESOURCE LIBRARY FACT SHEETS

Parent Network of WNY provides informational fact sheets available for easy download. For more information on these topics, please see Resource Library.

Advocacy

General
English  |  Spanish  |  Karen  |  Somali  |  Arabic  |  Burmese  |  Nepali

Bullying

Bullying and Youth With Special Needs
English

Mental Health

Introduction to Mental Health/How to talk About
English  |  Spanish  |  Karen  |  Somali  |  Arabic  |  Burmese  |  Nepali

Autism

All About Autism
English  |  Spanish  |  Karen  |  Somali  |  Arabic  |  Burmese  |  Nepali

Developmental Disabilities

Developmental Disabilities
English  |  Spanish

Specific Disability

Specific Disability
English

Behavior

Oh Behave
English  |  Spanish  |  Karen  |  Somali  |  Arabic  |  Burmese  | Nepali

Learning Disabilities

An Intro to LD
English  |  Spanish  |  Karen  |  Somali  |  Arabic  |  Burmese  |  Nepali

Talking About LD 1 (To Your Child)
English

Stress and LD
English

Talking About LD 2 (Family and Friends)
English

The Emotional Side of LD
English

LD and Success In Life
English