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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 4Apr

    The Nurtured Heart Approach Four Part Series

    Workshop  |  Behavior  |  Erie

    Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 5:30–8 pm

    The Nurtured Heart Approach (NHA) can help you regain focus and power and re-build the love you want in your home while creating the success you desire for your children.  You will immediately FEEL the difference in your home, and in time, you, your children and your family learn to flourish.  The approach is valid for all ages and types of relationships. 

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  • 5Apr

    MSC Cultural Competency

    Workshop  |  Professionals (WNYI)  |  Erie

    Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 9 am–4 pm

    What is Cultural Competence? This OPWDD's approved curriculum will provide Medicaid Service Coordinators and Habilitation providers with an understanding of cultural competence as it relates to working with the individuals they serve. MSC’s will gain knowledge on why cultural competence is important to the provision of services, strategies on how to become more culturally competent and how to put it into practice.

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  • 5Apr

    What to do About Challenging Behavior in the Home and Community

    Workshop  |  Behavior  |  Erie

    Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6–8 pm

    Parenting is a full time job with many daily challenges. As parents we teach our children what is the right thing to do and what they should not do.  The purpose of this workshop is to help parents recognize the early signs of conflict and put in place plans that can manage the conflict before it turns into a full blown storm.

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  • 6Apr

    Monthly Notes for MSC's

    Workshop  |  Professionals (WNYI)  |  Erie

    Thursday, April 6, 2017, 9 am–12 pm

    Monthly Notes: Participants will learn the reasons why MSC Monthly notes are so important while also learning the minimum standards for quality and billing.  This workshop will answer frequently asked questions and provide tips and examples of high quality MSC monthly notes.  This workshop is for MSCs who are just learning the minimum standards as well as those who want to write more effective, high quality notes.

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  • 7Apr

    All About Autism (ASD)

    Workshop  |  Autism  |  Niagara

    Friday, April 7, 2017, 9 am–12 pm

    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). What does that mean? Participants in this workshop will learn about supports and services available through school, doctors and other community resources and walk away with the information necessary to take the next steps toward success.

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  • 11Apr

    What It's Like To Be Me - A Parents' Perspective

    Workshop  |  Special Education  |  Erie

    Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 7–9 pm

    In this workshop, participants will hear from parents that have "been there, done that"    and learn what has worked for them and others that have gone through the special education system with their children.

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