Family & Professional Resource Fair WAS 12/13/16!

 

IT WAS FABULOUS: 575+ Attendees = WOW!

THANK YOU EVERYONE: THE PHOTOS ARE UP!!!!

We All Learned Something!MORE PHOTOS HERE

NEW DIRECTORIES:

2016 FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES DIRECTORY &

CURRENT ADULT DAY SERVICES DIRECTORY

 

The Day’s Events:

 

WORKSHOPS: 10:30 A.M.–11:45 A.M.

Stares, Glares, and Hurtful Words – What to Do
Gary Shulman, MS Ed, Special Needs Consultant and Trainer

Servicios Realmente Indivdualizados: La Tendencia del Futuro.
Este Taller Sera presentado salamente en Espanol. Workshop will be presented in Spanish only.
Lore Barcelona, Directora de Formacion y Desarrollo de Personal, Sinergia

Ask the Experts: Get Individual Attention from Experts About Special Education, Guardianship, Services for People with Developmental Disabilities, and Housing
Paul H. Hutchinson, EdD, Director of Advocacy Services, AHRC; Marilyn Rubinstein, Director, Early Childhood Direction Center, NY Presbyterian Hospital; Paola Mar-tinez Boone, MSW, Senior Advocate, Disability Justice Program, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest; Kathy Kelly, MPA Health Care Administration, Director of Enti-tlements & Placement, AHRC; Annie E. Rivera, Director of Housing Assistance Services, UCP of NYC; Gina Cuevas, Housing Court Answers, Manhattan Borough Coordinator

WORKSHOPS: 12:30 P.M.–1:45 P.M.

Government Benefits: Are You Eligible for More?
Coordinator, and Delmy Sabio, Nutrition Outreach and Education Program Coordinator, Center for the Independence of the Disabled, New York

Services and Supports: How to Navigate the Service System for People with Developmental Disabilities
Michelle Lang, LMSW, Senior Coordinator, YAI

Managed Care Specially for Adults with Developmental Disabilities with Both Medicaid & Medicare
Martin Henshaw, Director of Marketing, and Karleen Haines, Chief of Care Coordination, Partners Health Plan

SPONSORED BY:

The Manhattan Developmental Disabilities Council, Metro New York Developmental Disabilities Regional Office, OPWDD, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, NYC Department of Education, District 75

FSS FAIR 2016 VENDOR LIST
Able Health CareAchieve Beyond
Advocates for Children of NY Inc
AHRC NYC
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bussani Mobility
C.A.R.E.S. NYC
Catholic Guardian Services
Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY
CHDFS, Inc.
Child Study Center at NYU Langone
CO/LAB Theater Group
Community Options NY, Inc
Community Resources and Services for Children, Inc
Contemporary Guidance Services, Inc.
Daniel’s Music Foundation
David Lerner Associates, Inc.
DDRO
DOHMH-Early Intervention
Early Childhood Direction Center-NY Presbyterian
East Harlem Council for Community Improvement, Inc. (EHCCI)
Epilepsy Foundation
Esperanza Center
Excellent Home Care
Extended Home Care
Felicity House
General Human Outreach
Goodwill Industries
Hands-Free, Inc./Quikiks
Harlem Dowling-West Side Center
Hawthorne Foundation Inc.
Heartshare
INCLUDEnyc
JCC in Manhattan
Kenby Pharmacy
Kennedy Child Study Center
Lifespire
Limitless Stylus
Manhattan Behavioral Center/Manhattan Children’s Center
Manhattan DD Council
Mercy Drive, Inc.
Metro Community Health Center
National Down Syndrome Society
New Alternatives for Children, Inc.
New York Center for Child DevelopmentNew York Deaf-Blind Collaborative
New York Institute Of Technology
New York Deaf-Blind Collaborative
New York Lawyers for Public Interest
New York Peace Institute
New York Therapeutic Riding Center
New York Therapy Placement Services, Inc.
NY Foundation for Senior Citizens
NYC Emergency Management
NYC FAIR
NYC Parks & Recreation
NYCDOE D75 Office of Travel Training
NYSARC Trust Services
NYSH/Camp Oakhurst
Ohel Bais Ezra
Parent to Parent of NYS
Partners Health Plan
Preferred Home Care of NY
QSAC
Quality Services Beyond Compliance
REACH Swim Academy
Renaissance Developmental Evaluation Clinic/St. Nicholas Child Health Ctr
Sinergia, Inc
Social Security Administration
Songs of Love Foundation
Special Citizens Futures Unlimited, Inc.
Special Education Advocate
Special Needs Advisory Planning
Special Needs Family Planning
Sprout, Inc.
St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children
Tech Kids Unlimited
The Center for Family Support, Inc
The International Academy of Hope (iHOPE)
The New York Foundling-DD Division
UCP of NYC-Project Connect
UJA-Fed of NY
Urban Resource Institute
Visions Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired
YAI