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Education Records Organizer

Join us for this great workshop. This workshop is where parents, guardians and advocates of children who receive 504, CPSE and CSE special education services take their educational records and organize them into a record-keeping binder. This workshop will assist in being more organized in planning a child’s education, and in the CPSE/CSE process.

What Does Advocacy Mean in Special Education

Please join Tina Beauparlant, Regional Manager, Education Specialist 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...
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NEW- Chinese Speaking Family Support Group

Online Webinar- Registration Required:

We are excited to announce the launch of a new Parent Group tailored specifically for Chinese-speaking parents who have children with a developmental or physical disability. Led by our Fatherhood Engagement Coordinator, Bin Feng, this group is open to parents of children of any age or disability who speak Chinese (Mandarin).

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NEW- Teen Parent Group- for parents of teenagers with developmental or physical disabilities.

Online Webinar- Registration Required:

Are you a parent of a special needs teenager? You are not alone! From navigating adolescence to managing behaviors and fostering independence, our group provides a safe space for open discussions about all things teen related. Parent to Parent offers parents a place where you can connect with other parents facing similar challenges and share experiences in a welcoming and...
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Parent to Parent of NYS- Statewide-Virtual Fathers Group

Online Webinar- Registration Required:

Parent to Parent of NYS Fathers Group to meet online via Zoom and discuss the role of dads in navigating their children’s special needs. Come join Bin Feng for an informal meeting to share information, resources, and support. Parents of children and adults are welcome.

Let’s Take a Crash Course on Understanding how to Read an IEP

Please join Parent to Parent of NYS, Namita Modasra, Education Advocate for this training on Let’s Take a Crash Course on Understanding how to Read your child's IEP. Does your child have an IEP (Individualized Education Program)? We'll walk through the different sections of the IEP, and discuss how to advocate for supports to make sure the IEP reflects your...
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Is Guardianship the Only Option? An overview of Guardianship and the Many Alternatives

Come join Michele Juda, Ex. Director Parent to Parent of NYS, 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...
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What You Need to Know about Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

Have you heard of LRE or the Least Restrictive Environment? Many parents are unaware of what is means. (LRE) stands for Least Restrictive Environment and is part of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). It refers to the placement that your child is in. Least restrictive environment is an important part of your child's IEP. Come join us for...
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NEW Presentation on Traveling with Your Special Needs Child/Adult

Online Webinar- Registration Required:

Come join us for this NEW Presentation on Traveling with Your Special Needs Child/Adult. Have you dreamed of going on a vacation with your child or adult with special needs? Does your child express a desire to go visit grandparents or a friend? Does he/she want to go on a field trip? Are theme parks or cruises a wish? Does...
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Parent to Parent of NYS- Statewide-Virtual Fathers Group

Online Webinar- Registration Required:

Parent to Parent of NYS Fathers Group to meet online via Zoom and discuss the role of dads in navigating their children’s special needs. Come join Bin Feng for an informal meeting to share information, resources, and support. Parents of children and adults are welcome.

Free

When You Are Considering a Developmental Evaluation for Your Child: A Parent’s Perspective to Assist Your Visit.

This presentation provides an overview of the parent’s perspective when planning for a child’s developmental evaluation. This webinar will not be looking at specific tests or types of evaluations. Instead, we want to share some tips and potential suggestions that we have learned based on our own personal experiences when our children were evaluated. We hope that this provides you...
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Preventing Parent Burnout for Parents of Children with Special Needs

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 off we are emotionally and physically, the better off our families will be. Join us for this webinar on...
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