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A Day of Family Empowerment

From September 27, 2017 9:00 am until September 27, 2017 3:00 pm
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Understanding Special Education Regulations & Tips to Improve Outcomes

To be an effective advocate for your child, it helps to have a strong understanding of special education regulations along with effective communications skills. Our presenters will share valuable information, tips, and strategies. At the end of the day, you will feel ready to work with your child’s school team to meet your child’s needs in a positive, proactive way!

The day’s schedule:

  • 9:15-10:30am  -  NYSED Regulations related to Special Education (Part 200)
  • 10:30-10:45am  -  Break
  • 10:45am-12:15pm  -  NYSED Regulations related to Special Education (Part 200) (continued)
  • 12:15-12:30pm  -  Break
  • 12:30-1:30pm  -  Effective Communication
  • 1:30-3:00pm  -  Communication Through Letter Writing


Registration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. This workshop is FREE to family members of children and youth who have disabilities or suspected disabilities.

To register, please email register@familyrn.org with the following:

  • Your name
  • Phone number
  • County of residence
  • Whether you are the parent of an individual with OPWDD eligibility and the TABS #

For questions or to register by phone please call (607) 437-0077.

Pizza, veggies and drinks will be provided.

Please request special accommodations at least two weeks before the event.


Presented by Starbridge in partnership with Parent to Parent of Western New York and Family Resource Network.

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