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PHOTOS FROM THE 2017 BREAKFAST

Legislative Agenda

  • Office for People with Developmental Disabilities
  • How Medicaid Block Grants Could Impact People with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and their Families

Testimony

  • NYS, on Workforce Issues, Susan Constantino, Chief Executive Officer, Cerebral Palsy Associations
  • Workforce Issues, Alberto Vasquez, Direct Support Professional
  • Medicaid Block Grants, Marco Damiani, Chief Executive Officer, Metro Community Health Centers

Families & Self-Advocate on Medicaid Block Grants:

Raymonde Destre, Cory Henkel, Genora Johnson, Dottie Kane, Judy Lipson, Sunny O’Neil, Josey Perez, Tony Perez, Lucy Reyes, Azucena Vaca, Kit Yee Wan

MDDC Legislative Breakfast 2017

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Refreshments donated by Barnes and Noble
For copy of the packet distributed at the breakfast contact:
mahattanddcouncil@gmail.com

The Weather Did NOT Dampen The Enthusiasm: 450+ Attended, 80+ Providers & 6 Amazing Workshops

WORKSHOPS:

PPTs Available

WORKSHOPS: 10:30 A.M.–11:45 A.M.

Benefits & Entitlements to Help Your Family: Benefits and Entitlements PPT
Gary Shulman, MS Ed, Special Needs Consultant and Trainer

Medicaid Service Coordination Is Ending. Who Will Help Me Now?
Carol Lincoln, Assistant Vice President of Managed Care, ADAPT Community Network

Challenging Behaviors: Strategies to Make Your Life Easier: Challenging Behaviors
Lana Small, Senior Coordinator, Community Habilitation Services, YAI

WORKSHOPS: 12:30 P.M.–1:45 P.M.

Family Support Services: From Advocacy to Waiver Services. El mismo taller sera presentado Espanol.Vera el siguiente taller.
Janet Davis Family Support Services Coordinator, NYS OPWDD: Kathy Kelly, Director of Entitlements and Placement,AHRC NYC

Servicios de Apayo Familiar: Desde Servicios de Abagavia Hasta Servicios de Waiver. Este taller sera presentado solamente en Espanol. Workshop will be presented in Spanish only.
Mara Henriquez, Assistant Coordinator, YAI LINK

Self-Direction: What Is It All About?: Self Direction DD Council Overview
Todd Pinkus, Chief Operating Officer, Meaningful NY

 

CHECK OUT THE AGENCIES AT THE FAIR

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Participating Agencies 2017 :
ABLE HEALTH CARE
ADAPT COMMUNITY NETWORK
ADVOCATES FOR CHILDREN OF NY, INC.
AHRC NYC
ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
ALLCARE PROVIDER SERVICES, INC.
ARCHCARE SENIOR LIFE
BIRCH FAMILY SERVICES
CARES
CATHOLIC CHARITIES COMMUNITY SERV-OFFICE FOR NEW AMERICAS HOTLINE
CATHOLIC GUARDIAN SERVICES
CITYWIDE EDUCATION COUNCIL FOR DISTRICT 75
CO/LAB THEATER GROUP
COMMUNITY RESOURCES AND SERVICES FOR CHILDREN
CONNETQUOT WEST, INC
CUDDY LAW FIRM PLLC
DEPART. OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM
DIFFERENT ROADS TO LEARNING
EARLY CHILDHOOD DIRECTION CENTER – NYPH
EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF METROPOLITAN NEW YORK
EQUESTRIA NYC
ESPERANZA CENTER
EXTENDED HOME CARE
EZ SPECIAL NEEDS PLANNING
FELICITY HOUSE
GENERAL HUMAN OUTREACH IN THE COMMUNITY INC.
GOODWILL INDUSTRIES
HAMASPIK OF ROCKLAND COUNTY
HANDICARE
HANDS-FREE LLC/QUIKIKS HANDS-FREE SHOES
HEARTSHARE HUMAN SERVICES
HELP ON THE WAY, INC
INCLUDE NYC (FORMERLY RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS)
INDEPENDENT CONSUMER ADVOCACY NETWORK
IYAHO SOCIAL SERVICES, INC
JCC IN MANHATTAN
JOB PATH
KENBY PHARMACY
KENNEDY CHILD STUDY CENTER
LIFESPIRE
LIMITLESS STYLUS
LOS NINOS SERVICES
MANHATTAN BEHAVIORAL CENTER
MANHATTAN DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES COUNCIL
MERCY DRIVE
METRO COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS
METRO DDRO
NEIGHBORHOOD CHARTER SCHOOL OF HARLEM
NEW YORK FOUNDATION FOR SENIOR CITIZENS, INC
NEW  YORK LAWYERS FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST
NEW YORK THERAPY PLACEMENT SERVICES, INC.
NY CONNECTS OF MANHATTAN
NY FOUNDLING
NYC FAIR – NYC FAMILY ADVOCACY INFORMATION RESOURCE
NYC REGIONAL CENTER FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS AT NYU LANGONE CHILD STUDY CENTER
NYSARC TRUST SERVICES
NYSH/CAMP OAKHURST
PARENT TO PARENT OF NYS
PARTNERS HEALTH PLAN
PREFERRED HOME CARE OF NEW YORK
QSAC
REACH SWIM ACADEMY
SHEMA KOLAINU-HEAR OUR VOICES
SINERGIA, INC.
SNACK & FRIENDS
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
SPARKIDZ, INC
SPECIAL CITIZENS FUTURES UNLIMITED
SPECIAL NEEDS FAMILY PLANNING
SPROUT
ST. MARY’S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM FOR CHILDREN
TECH KIDS UNLIMITED
THE CENTER FOR DISCOVERY
THE SHIELD INSTITUTE
UNIQUE PEOPLE SERVICES
URBAN RESOURCES INSTITUTE
YAI NETWORK

WAS Friday, May 19th, 2017

Pace University,  3 Spruce Street, Upper Level

KEYNOTE: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

CCO and Conflict Free Case Management
JoAnn Lamphere, Deputy Commissioner of the Division for Person Centered Supports, OPWDD: ENLIGHTENING!

MORNING WORKSHOPS: Excellent!

Lunch Served/Networking: 1:30 – 2:00 PM

Special Presentation: CO/LAB Theater Group: Arielle Lever, Director of Programming, Teaching Artist CO/LAB Theater Group: FUN!

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS: Superb!

MSC FORUM 2017

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SPONSORED BY
The Manhattan Developmental Disabilities Council, Metro New York Developmental Disabilities Regional Office, OPWDD; NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene;
NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council; NYC Department of Education, Dist. 75
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