Family & Professional Resource Fair IS 12/14/17!

 Download PDF Brochure in Fair brochure 2017 pdf English & Spanish

For parents, family members, people with developmental disabilities and professionals

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INCLUDE:

*Intellectual Disabilities (formerly Mental Retardation) * Autism *Cerebral Palsy * Neurological Impairment * Epilepsy * Related Disabilities

6 invaluable workshops

Info on services and supports from over 60 providers

THURSDAY

DECEMBER 14 2017

New York Academy of Medicine

1216 Fifth Avenue @ 103rd St., (Entrance on 103rd St.)

Hours: 10 AM to 2 PM

DOORS OPEN AT 9:30 AM

School Groups Must Preregister

 

 

FREE ADMISSION

Free cash raffles for Manhattan families!

Free Manhattan Family Support Directory and other valuable resources

For questions about the fair or school group registration: Contact
YESENIA ESTRELLA, 212-928-5810 x173, yestrella@esperanzacenter,com

For booth registration, contact:
WENDY DE LEON. 917-965-2950 x109
wedeleon@adaptcommunitynetwork.org

CLICK HERE FOR BOOTH REGISTRATION FORM & DETAILS

 

Travel Directions:

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS TO
NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE:
SUBWAY: #6 to 103rd St./Lexington Ave. #2,#3 to 110th St./
Lenox Ave., walk 1 block east to 5th Ave., then walk/take any
bus to 103rd St.
BUS: From West Side: M2, M3, M4 to 103rd St./5th Ave.
M106 to 103rd St./Madison Ave.
From East Side: M106 to 103rd St./5th Ave.
Downtown: M1, M2, M3, M4 to 103rd St./5th Ave. M101,
M102, M103, M98 to 103rd St./Lexington Ave.
Uptown: M1, M2, M3, M4 to 103rd St./Madison Ave.

WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOPS: 10:30 A.M.–11:45 A.M.

Benefits & Entitlements to Help Your Family
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
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?
Todd Pinkus, Vhief Operating Officer, Meaningful NY

Medicaid Service Coordinators will receive training credit for
participation in these workshops.

 

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