Calendar

  • 28Mar

    What is Self-Direction?

    Community Event  |  Developmental Disability  |  Chautauqua

    Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 10 am–12 pm

    Self-direction gives you flexibility to choose the mix of supports and services that are right for you so you can live the life you want. With self-direction, YOU choose your services, the staff and organizations that provide them, and a schedule that works best for YOU.  Join this Self Direction information session to learn more about this service.

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  • 28Mar

    Navigating Adult Services - CANCELLED

    Workshop  |  Transition  |  Niagara

    Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6–8 pm

    Are there services out there in addition to school services for a child or adult with disabilities?  Yes!  Participants will discuss transition and what it looks like at different grade levels.  Walk away with information about available supports and services and gain an understanding of eligibility and the admission process for them.

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  • 28Mar

    Individualized Education Program

    Workshop  |  Special Education  |  Erie

    Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6:30–8:30 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.

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  • 30Mar

    Talking with Your Child about Their Disability

    Community Event  |  Developmental Disability,Learning Disabilities,Professionals (WNYI) 

    Thursday, March 30, 2017, 12–1 pm

    REACH for Transition: Resources for Employment, Access, Community Living & Hope presents: "Talking With your Child About Their Disability"

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  • 30Mar

    Preparing for Your Child’s Annual IEP Review

    Community Event  |  Special Education  |  Allegany

    Thursday, March 30, 2017, 5:30–7 pm

    An annual review is a Committee on Special Education (CSE) meeting to plan for the next school year. This workshop will help families and educators prepare for annual reviews. Topics to be covered include pre-meeting preparation, development of an Individualized Education Program, and tips to help families and educators collaborate in designing an appropriate program for a student.

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  • 30Mar

    Chautauqua County Parent Group for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Support Group  |  Autism  |  Chautauqua

    Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6–8 pm

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

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  • 1Apr

    Disability Awareness Spring Outreach

    Community Event  |  Developmental Disability  |  Erie

    Saturday, April 1, 2017, 9 am–12 pm

    The Erie County Auto Bureau and the Erie County Office for the Disabled will be on hand to assist individuals and their family members obtain state issued picture identification and other matters pertaining to the Department of Motor Vehicles.

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  • 1Apr

    Sensory Processing Disorder

    Workshop  |  Specific Disability  |  Erie

    Saturday, April 1, 2017, 9 am–3 pm

    Does your child/student seem unsteady, uncoordinated and sensitive to sounds and touch?  Is a challenging behavior a choice or a simple reaction to what is happening around him/her?    Participants will gain an understanding of how the senses work and ways to improve their functions.

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  • 1Apr

    Understanding Autism for Siblings

    Community Event  |  Autism  |  Erie

    Saturday, April 1, 2017, 11 am–1 pm

    An educational program for siblings of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

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  • 3Apr

    Bullying and Students with Disabilities

    Workshop  |  Special Education  |  Erie

    Monday, April 3, 2017, 5:30–7:30 pm

    How do students with disabilities cope with bullying?  Participants will learn advocacy skills and how supports and services can be built into an Individualized Education Program (IEP) to promote social growth.

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