Events Calendar

  • 27Feb

    MUSEUM OF DISABILITY HISTORY: The Lives They Left Behind (GRAND OPENING)

    Community Event  |    |  Erie

    Friday, February 27, 2015, 6–9 pm

    The Lives They Left Behind SUITCASES FROM A STATE HOSPITAL ATTIC GRAND OPENING | Friday, February 27, 2015 at 6 p.m.The grand opening event is a fundraiser for the Museum of disABILITY History. A $25 donation gives you admission to this exclusive event including wine and hors d’oeuvres.

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  • 28Feb

    Au-Some Swimmers - JCC Buffalo Winter 2015 Session

    Community Event  |  Developmental Disability,Autism  |  Erie

    Saturday, February 28, 2015, 12:30 am–2 pm

    The Jewish Community Center of Greater Buffalo (JCC) Holland Family Building will offer Au-Some Swimmers in the winter of 2015.  Au-Some Swimmers is a learn to swim program for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs); it is a private swim lesson for the child.  Parents are invited into the pool for the lesson, but this is not necessary.  Au-Some Swimmers is a family activity where parents and siblings may swim before or after the class. 

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  • 28Feb

    ASD: An Overview

    Workshop  |  Developmental Disability,Autism  |  Cattaraugus

    Saturday, February 28, 2015, 9–11 am

    In this workshop participants will learn about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and will discuss how and why Autism Spectrum Disorders are diagnosed and by whom. The workshop will also cover learning styles, recent research and ways to promote success at home, school and in the community.

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  • 28Feb

    ASD: Ways to Communicate

    Workshop  |  Developmental Disability,Autism  |  Cattaraugus

    Saturday, February 28, 2015, 11:30 am–1:30 pm

    In this workshop participants will learn about communication disorders related to Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and treatment strategies to improve communication skills in children with ASD.

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  • 1Mar

    Sensory Sundays at SkyZone

    Community Event  |  Developmental Disability,Autism  |  Erie

    Sunday, March 1, 2015, 9–11 am

    Sensory Sundays at Sky Zone is a new program where families with autism and sensory challenges can jump and have fun together in a relaxed and supportive environment. 

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  • 2Mar

    PARENT GROUP FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

    Support Group  |  Autism  |  Niagara

    Monday, March 2, 2015, 6–8 pm

    Provide a welcoming environment for parents and other caregivers of children with autism spectrum disorders to meet, share experiences, ask questions and receive support.

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  • 4Mar

    Understanding Special Education

    Workshop  |  Special Education  |  Chautauqua

    Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 12:30–2 pm

    Understanding Special Education: What is special education and where do you start? Participants will learn the steps in the special education process and learn what to expect at meetings of the Committee on Special Education (CSE) (Preschool - CPSE). Families will learn to be an active part of the process and walk away with resources for the future.

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  • 5Mar

    Advanced PCP

    Workshop  |  Professionals (WNYI)  |  Erie

    Thursday, March 5, 2015, 9 am–3 pm

    This is a hands-on approach to working with some of the basic tools and maps of Person Centered Planning. We will be reviewing best practices and learn how to set up environments to successfully work with individuals to develop their personal Plans. 

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  • 6Mar

    Spread the Word to End the R Word

    Community Event  |  Advocacy  |  Erie

    Friday, March 6, 2015, 9:30 am–12:30 pm

    SAVE THE DATE! “Spread the Word to End the R Word” Location: Buffalo Downtown Central Library

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  • 6Mar

    THE CHILD & FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM (CFSP) Family Support Group - Mental Health Association

    Community Event  |  Mental Health  |  Erie

    Friday, March 6, 2015, 6–7:30 pm

    A peer run program within the Mental Health Association (MHA) of Erie County, Inc. focuses on issues affecting families who have a family member living with an emotional, behavioral, or mental health challenge.

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