Healthy Options Restaurant Week 2024

We are excited to bring Healthy Options Restaurant Week back to Buffalo this spring! Throughout the week of March 4 - March 10 we are encouraging our community to visit new restaurants and taste all the healthy food that Western New York has to offer! For a list of participating restaurants, menu items, or to […]

Self-determination for all students

How to Foster and Support Self-Determination in All Students https://parentnetworkwny.org/events/foster-and-support-self-determination/ March 4, 2024, 5-7 pm Participants will: Recognize and identify the definition of self-determination and the elements that comprise self-determination. Access and utilize materials and resources to aid in the promotion of self-determination throughout the transition planning process. *Certificate of completion available upon request* REGISTER […]

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Test accommodations

Test Accommodations for Students with Disabilities https://parentnetworkwny.org/events/test-accommodations-for-students-with-disabilities/ March 6, 2024, 9 am-12 pm Participants will learn: The purpose of test accommodations The define the types of test accommodations Understand their role in supporting a student with their test accommodations. Recognize that instructional accommodations used in the classroom should be aligned with the testing accommodations provided […]

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What to do after graduation

Live, Learn, Work and Play: What to do after graduation! https://parentnetworkwny.org/events/live-learn-work-and-play-what-to-do-after-graduation/ March 6, 2024, 12-12:45 pm The Amherst School District Family Support Center and Parent Network are partnering to provide families with three informative lunch and learn sessions about transition! Do you have a child that is entering high school, or you just want to […]

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Life after high school

Family Guide to Transition Planning: Preparing Students with Disabilities for Life After High School https://parentnetworkwny.org/events/family-guide-to-transition-3/ March 7, 2024, 6-7:30 pm John F Kennedy High School 305 Cayuga Creek Road Cheektowaga, NY 14227 This is an IN-PERSON event. Is your young adult with an IEP ready to transition to adulthood? Families that have children with an […]

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Life after high school

Family Guide to Transition Planning—Preparing Students with Disabilities for Life After High School https://parentnetworkwny.org/events/26410/ March 11, 2024, 6-7:30 pm Is your young adult with an IEP ready to transition to adulthood? Families that have children with an IEP will learn about: The transition planning process starting at an early age, although focusing primarily on high […]

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WNY Family and Caregiver Group

The Link - WNY's Family & Caregiver Group https://parentnetworkwny.org/events/the-link-wnys-family-caregiver-group-18/ March 11, 2024, 6:30-8 pm via Zoom Are you a parent of a child with disabilities or do you suspect they have a disability? Do you want to... - Feel less overwhelmed? - Feel a sense of belonging? Get the support you need from Parent Network […]

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What is a NY ABLE account?

What is a NY ABLE Account? https://parentnetworkwny.org/events/what-is-a-ny-able-account/ March 13, 2024, 7-8 PM The NY ABLE Program is a tax-advantaged savings program for individuals with disabilities and their families to save for their current or long term needs while maintaining their ability to benefit from federal benefits programs such as SSI, SSDI and Medicaid. Our program […]

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The IEP for families

Student Involvement in the IEP for Families https://parentnetworkwny.org/events/student-involvement-in-the-individualized-education-program-iep-for-families/ March 14, 2024, 9 am-12 pm Participants will learn: The how and why to meaningfully engage and promote their child's participation in the development of their IEPs and Committee on Special Education (CSE) meeting. Identify and discuss how to build and encourage their child's self-determination skills. Receive […]

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Kokedama Workshop | Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens 2655 South Park Ave,, Buffalo, NY, United States

Join us in creating a beautiful decorative orchid display, through Kokedama! Kokedama is the Japanese art of growing plants in a moss-covered ball of soil. These displays are often wrapped with string or filament fishing line. In this workshop plant your own orchid using the artistic method of Kokedama. Join us in creating a beautiful […]

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