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Is Guardianship the Only Option? An overview of Guardianship and the Many Alternatives

Come join Tina Beauparlant, Regional Manager / Education Specialist as we explore: Is Guardianship the only Option? An overview of Guardianship and the Many Alternatives Let’s face it nothing keeps parents up at night more than thinking about who will care for our child/children when we are no longer able to care for them. This workshop will increase the knowledge...
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What Does Advocacy Mean in Special Education

Please join Namita Modasra for this training on What Does Advocacy Mean in Special Education. Not everyone starts out by being a good advocate. Many parents, guardians and grandparents have faced challenges in getting their child’s education needs met. Parents, guardians, grandparents, must learn the skills they need to become good advocates for their children. Participants will learn that communicate...
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Guidelines for Determining the Need for a One-to-One Aide

Please join Trish Washburn, Education Advocate, Parent to Parent of NYS as she presents this wonderful webinar: Guidelines for Determining the Need for a One-to-One Aide Let’s explore what the IEP team needs to considering, supplemental aids, services and program modifications for all students with disabilities. A key question for the IEP team is to consider whether the student with...
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Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Please join Maryalice Fegeley, Regional Manager/ Regional Coordinator, Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs. Extraordinary parenting responsibilities create extraordinary pressures on parents. At the same time, parenting a child with special needs requires energy, focus, and enthusiasm to be effective in our role. The better...
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A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD

Please join Barb Hoffman, Parent to Parent of NYS, Regional Coordinator, as she presents on A Guide for Families to Understanding Supports & Services Administered by OPWDD. The purpose of this training is to introduce families to the language of service delivery systems and to define and clarify information about services and supports. Participants will gain an increased awareness and...
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Parents Considering a Residential Placement Discussion Group

Are you considering residential placement for your family member? Parent to Parent of New York State is excited to host a new Parent Discussion Group facilitated by Sharon Linne for families with children and adults of all ages who are considering placement in a residential school or a group home. Come join Sharon Linne for an hour of support and...
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NYC-Caregiver Connection Parent Group

Parent to Parent of NYS  offers FREE online groups for parents of children with special needs. Group are available Regionally and Statewide We are here for you! Come join Angie Cuevas for: An informal meeting to share information, resources, and support. Parents of children and adults are welcome.

UpState West- Caregiver Connection Parent Group

Parent to Parent of NYS  offers FREE online groups for parents of children with special needs. Group are available Regionally and Statewide We are here for you! Come join Barb Hoffman for: An informal meeting to share information, resources, and support. Parents of children and adults are welcome.

Statewide- Virtual Special Education Parent Chat Group

Come join Namita Modasra for our Special Education chat group. We have a guest speaker for this evenings group Lisa Audi from Bring on the Spectrum (BOTS) Bring on the Spectrum’s mission is to support neurodiverse individuals with opportunities to achieve their best quality of life as a respected member of the Capital Region.  We achieve this through social, recreational and...
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Parent to Parent of NYS FATHERS GROUP

Virtual Meeting: Bi-weekly on Thursdays, starting at 7 p.m. Parent to Parent has established an informal Fathers Group to meet online via Zoom and discuss the role of dads in navigating their childrens’ special needs.

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