Do you have concerns about how your child is developing and learning? Call our 1-on-1 Support line to speak directly with a member of our team. We can help.Read more » "1-on-1 Support"
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Assistive Technology (AT) devices are any item, piece of equipment or software used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a student with a disability.Read more » "Assistive Technology"
If you have a child with a disability, they may qualify for additional services through the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD).Read more » "Eligibility Assistance"
In Western New York, military-connected families do not live within the confines of a typical military base. As a result, civilian schools may not know or understand military-connected services including the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP).Read more » "Military and Veteran Families"
This comprehensive series of trainings will help you navigate the support services available for your child or young adult with a learning difficulty or disability, helping you to become a confident and effective leader in your child’s life, school and community.Read more » "Parent Leadership"
The WNY Institute provides high-quality skill development workshops and informational resources aimed at enhancing the lives of persons with disabilities as well as the organizations that support them.Read more » "Professionals"
Promise is a research initiative developed to improve transition-to-adulthood outcomes for eligible youth who receive supplemental security income (SSI) in Western New York.Read more » "PROMISE"
The Jim Kelly Parent Network Scholarship was created to provide funding to youth with disabilities who seek financial assistance to cover fees associated with conference registration or attendance costs.Read more » "Jim Kelly Scholarship"
Does your child have trouble learning? Is your child having difficulties in school that are getting in the way of their learning?Read more » "Special Education"
Parent Network of WNY offers free support groups that provide a welcoming environment for parents and other caregivers of young people with autism or developmental disabilities to meet, share experiences, ask questions, learn about available resources and receive support.Read more » "Family & Caregiver Groups"
Sometimes the transition from childhood to adulthood can be stressful or difficult to navigate. We’ll help you transition smoothly into your next stage of life learning your goals and preparing you with necessary skills to succeed.Read more » "Transition"
Here you’ll learn about being a self-advocate, what types of work are available to you, going to college, getting around as well as different kinds of social activities.Read more » "Youth Empowerment"