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August 2017

Skills for effective parent advocacy

August 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy Workshop | Special Education | Erie Thursday, August 3, 2017, 1–3 pm Parents and caregivers of children with special needs will walk away with the improved advocacy skills needed to effectively speak up for their child’s needs. Parent Network of WNY 1000 Main Street, Conference Room B Buffalo, NY 14202 Free to attend. RSVP now! You can call (716) 332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org Follow the link for more info and to register: https://parentnetworkwny.org/workshops-and-events/events-calendar/event:08-03-2017-1-00pm-skills-for-effective-parent-advocacy-8-3-17/

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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Buffalo and Erie County Education Meeting

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St. (near Eggert Rd.)
Amherst, 14226 United States
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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Buffalo & Erie County is pleased to have Ronald Schoelerman, LCSW, Director of Erie County Forensic Mental Health (ECFMH), as its speaker at this month’s Family Education Meeting. Mr. Schoelerman oversees mental health services to the Court systems throughout Erie County, as well as mental health services to incarcerated populations in the adult correctional system. His topic is: “Mental Health Services within the Erie County Correctional System: Advocacy, Approaches, and Roles of ECFMH within…

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NAMI Buffalo and Erie County NORTH Family Support Group

August 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4007 Main St. (near Eggert Rd.)
Amherst, 14226 United States
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Facilitated, confidential support for family members and caregivers concerned about and/or caring for a person with mental illness. Held 3rd Wed. of each month.

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Sensory Processing Disorder

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sensory Processing Disorder Workshop | Specific Disability | Erie Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 6–8 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. We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym 6950 Erie Road Derby, NY 14047 Free to attend. RSVP now! You can call (716)…

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Overview of Special Education

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Overview of Special Education Workshop | Special Education | Erie Thursday, August 10, 2017, 1–3 pm What is special education and where do you start? Participants will learn the steps in the special education process and learn what to expect at meetings of the Committee on Special Education (CSE) (Preschool - CPSE). Families will learn to be an active part of the process and walk away with resources for the future. Parent Network of WNY 1000 Main Street, Conference Room…

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America’s Grape Country Wine Festival

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - August 13 @ 5:00 pm
Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, 1089 Central Ave.
Dunkirk, NY 14048 Select a Country:
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NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Sandy Nichols, Director of Marketing • 888.965.4800 10th Annual America’s Grape Country Wine Festival FORESTVILLE, N.Y. (May 11, 2017) – Celebrating their 10th annual event America’s Grape Country Wine Festival will take place this August 11th-13th at the Chautauqua County Fairgrounds in Dunkirk, New York. This festival will entertain ticket holders with the best New York wines, breweries, distilleries and more. The weekend will begin Friday, August 11th at 6 p.m. with our Parrothead…

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$12.00

Chautauqua Lake Dragon Boat Race and Festival

August 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lucille Ball Memorial Park, 21 Boulevard Ave
Jamestown, NY Select a Country:
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The dragons are back on Chautauqua Lake. The second annual Dragon Boat Race is scheduled for August 12, 2017 at Lucille Ball Memorial Park in Celoron, NY! Meals On Wheels will offer a pancake breakfast. Breakfast will be served from 7:30- 10:30 a.m., the cost will be $7 for adults, $5 for children under 12 and $3 for a beverage or coffee and a pastry item. The pancake breakfast is open to the public. Proceeds benefit the Meals on Wheels…

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Summer Pops Concert

August 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Weinberg Campus, 2700 North Campus Rd
Gettzville, 14068 United States
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Join us for an unforgettable evening of musical entertainment from popular vocalist Tom Bender. Dance and sing along to your favorite songs at our outdoor patio party to your favorite songs at our outdoor patio featuring family fun and food trucks.

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National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI Buffalo and Erie County SOUTH Family Support Group

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
BestSelf (formerly Lake Shore Behavioral Health), 3176 Abbott Rd.
Orchard Park, 14127 United States
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Facilitated, confidential support for family members and caregivers concerned about and/or caring for a person with mental illness. Held 3rd Wed. of each month.

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Effective Communication

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Effective Communication Workshop | Special Education | Erie Thursday, August 17, 2017, 1–3 pm Participants will learn how to improve communication skills to effectively work with professionals who work with children who have a learning challenge or a disability. This workshop will help participants learn how to work together to help their child be successful. (Geared toward parents) Parent Network of WNY 1000 Main Street, Conference Room B Buffalo, NY 14202 Free to attend. RSVP now! You can call (716)…

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