On August 7th, the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities had a meeting on Care Coordination. Please watch this video of Commissioner Delaney explaining how care coordination will work.
Statler Center was founded in 1999 as a unique concept in hospitality and customer service employment training. One of the first projects of its kind, Statler Center provides physically disabled, blind or visually impaired individuals with the right tools for successful careers. Our job training programs are a unique and exciting concept in employment and
This theatre company is for people with all abilities and there are are quite a few actors with Down syndrome in this play. It is a fun summer show! The Unique Theatre Company, a company of artist that aspire to promote community integration through the arts, presents 2 Love. All performances are taking place at
THE ATA THEATRE & ACADEMY OF THEATRE ARTS Fundamentals of Musical Theatre – for Adults with Developmental Disabilities This one-hour class allows adults with developmental disabilities to begin learning all that is a part of musical theatre. During this class students will learn vocals, dancing,and acting through many fun and exciting theatre exercises. This class
Students receiving Special Education services will receive an Exit Summary upon graduation. This is meant to be a description of the student’s overall current skills, abilities, limitations and needs. Academic achievement and functional performance should show the student’s current level of performance, strengths, abilities, interests and needs in subject (i.e math, reading) and skill (i.e.
John Robinson lives by what he preaches. His message: “Don’t let your disability stop you from pursuing your dreams whether you want to be a doctor a lawyer or anything else.” Born a congenital amputee, Robinson has faced many challenges, but he is grateful to his friends and family for encouraging him to pursue his
Nick Heilig is Buffalo born and bred. He likes to travel. He likes to go out to eat. He likes to go to sporting events. But Nick has a disability that keeps him in a wheel chair and that makes all those things he lies a little bit harder to do. “There’s been a lot
Parenting and Personal Development for Fathers and Father Figures ERIE COUNTY, NY— 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. The Fatherhood
Would you like to give your thoughts and ideas about the programs and services provided for young children ages 0 to 5 years old? United Way of Buffalo & Erie County has offered to provide space to host a discussion group of parents. Dr. Maureen Millane will be leading the discussion. Individual comments will remain confidential
It’s not always easy to make new friends, especially if you’re living with a disability. Now there’s a new app that can make a difference in someone’s life. It’s called the Friendi app, and it connects parents of people who have special needs, so they can connect their sons and daughters with friends. The app