• 24Jan

    The Traumatized Child

    Community Event  |  Special Education  |  Erie

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 9–11 am

    Useful event for parents and anyone working  with school-aged children with disabilities who have been exposed to trauma

  • 24Jan

    Defiance or Disability?

    Community Event  |  Special Education  |  Erie

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 1–3 pm

    Tips for building behavior interventions to address defiant-like behavior related to disability

  • 24Jan

    ADD/ADHD & Strategies for the IEP

    Workshop  |  Behavior  |  Erie

    Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 5:30–7:30 pm

    Participants will increase their knowledge of the signs and characteristics of ADD/ADHD.  Tips and tools will be provided to help identify strengths and strategies for success that can be included in a student's IEP.

  • 26Jan

    Individualized Education Program

    Workshop  |  Special Education  |  Erie

    Thursday, January 26, 2017, 7–8:45 pm

    Every child receiving special education services has an Individualized Education Program (IEP). What is it? Who writes it? What does individualized mean? In this workshop participants will learn about the parts of an IEP, receive tips and tools to become more involved in the planning process.

  • 28Jan

    Ambassadors in Caring for Individuals who are Medically Fragile/Frail with Developmental Disabilities Education Program

    Community Event  |  Developmental Disability,Specific Disability  |  Erie

    Saturday, January 28, 2017, 7:45 am–3:45 pm

    Daemen College is proud to offer a program to clinicians in practice and students in health profession programs aimed at improving care for individuals who are medically frail with developmental disabilities and their families. Program cosponsored by Daemen College, Parent Network of Western New York, and Center for Self Advocacy.

  • 28Jan

    Tourette Syndrome and Associated Disorders in the Classroom

    Community Event  |  Specific Disability,Special Education  |  Erie

    Saturday, January 28, 2017, 8:30 am–3:30 pm

    Presented by Susan Conners, MEd, author; president and founder of the Tourette Syndrome Association of Greater New York State

  • 31Jan

    Pathways to Graduation

    Workshop  |  Transition  |  Niagara

    Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 6–8 pm

    What does it mean to get a regents diploma?  A local Diploma?  An IEP diploma? A Skills or CDOS? What can you do?  What can you not do? How much effort does it take? Can your child do the work? This workshop explore the options, and outlines the updates to NYS regulations


  • 6Feb

    Parent Group for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Support Group  |  Autism  |  Niagara

    Monday, February 6, 2017, 6:30–8 pm

    PURPOSE: Provide a welcoming environment for parents and other caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders to meet, share experiences, ask questions and receive support.

  • 8Feb

    Guardianship, Wills & Trusts

    Workshop  |  Transition  |  Erie

    Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 4:30–6:30 pm

    Does your child need a guardian?  When do you begin the process?  Why do you need a will? How do you protect your child’s future services?   An overview of who needs a guardian and the different types of guardians will be provided. Participants will learn about trusts for a child with special needs and gain an understanding of the various processes

  • 9Feb

    Valued Outcomes

    Workshop  |  Professionals (WNYI)  |  Erie

    Thursday, February 9, 2017, 9 am–4 pm

    This program will provide medicaid service coordinators and habilitation providers with an understanding of valued outcomes and their importance in an individual's IPS and coordinated services.


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