Events Calendar

  • 24May

    Sensory Story Time (Makes Sense)

    Community Event  |  Advocacy,Developmental Disability,Autism  |  Erie

    Sunday, May 24, 2015, 12:30–1 pm

    Children will be enriched by our sensory environment while listening to stories. Our highly structured story time allows children to satisfy their sensory needs, while enriching them with education stories.

  • 26May

    Transition Planning & the IEP

    Community Event  |  Transition  |  Orleans

    Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 6:30–8:30 pm

    The Arc of Orleans County’s Empowering Families Program Presents: Transition Planning & the IEP. This workshop will provide participants with information on transition planning requirements in the development of Individualized Education Programs. 

  • 27May

    Sibling Support Group (Makes Sense)

    Community Event  |  Advocacy,Developmental Disability,Special Education  |  Erie

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 5–6 pm

    Having a sibling with a disability is often a challenge for many children. Sibling Support Group offers these children a safe and encouraging environment to express themselves and their unique experiences. This support group will emphasize appropriate emotional expression, common sibling struggles, and provide coping strategies.

  • 27May

    What to do About Challenging Behavior in the Home and Community

    Workshop  |  Behavior,Special Education  |  Niagara

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 6–8 pm

    Parenting is a full time job with many daily challenges. As parents we teach our children what is the right thing to do and what they should not do. The purpose of this workshop is to help parents recognize the early signs of conflict and implement strategies that can manage the conflict in a proactive way and prevent the conflict from turning into a full blown storm.

  • 27May

    Redefining Consequence: Strategies for Addressing Challenging Behaviors Demonstrated by Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Community Event  |  Behavior,Autism  |  Erie

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 6:30–8:30 pm

    This workshop is designed for all parents/caregivers who live with and/or support a child who demonstrates recurring challenging behaviors.

  • 28May

    Developmental Disabilities Awareness Day 2015

    Conference  |  Advocacy,Developmental Disability,Neurological,Special Education,Transition,Autism  |  Niagara

    Thursday, May 28, 2015, 8 am–4 pm

    People with developmental disabilities and their families, experts from provider agencies and local officials will convene to explore the latest issues in the field. Speakers, exhibits, Awards, Workshops, Live entertainment, Parents Corner and More.

  • 28May

    Understanding Special Education

    Workshop  |  Behavior  |  Erie

    Thursday, May 28, 2015, 6–8 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.

  • 28May

    Connected Parents is a support group for parents and caregivers of individuals with cerebral palsy

    Community Event  |  Developmental Disability  |  Erie

    Thursday, May 28, 2015, 7–9 pm

    Connected Parents is a support group for parents and caregivers of individuals with cerebral palsy. It was created by parents for parents as a way to connect and share information and resources. If you're looking for a night out, some good food, and some good conversation, come on out and join us!

  • 31May

    Brunch With Breyer

    Community Event  |  Advocacy  |  Erie

    Sunday, May 31, 2015, 11:30 am–1:30 pm

    The Buffalo Therapeutic Riding Center is the only indoor riding facility uniquely located in the heart of the city of Buffalo, and has been the site of a therapeutic riding program for 10 years. The BTRC currently offers programs for mentally and emotionally impaired, learning disabled and developmentally challenged children ages 6 to 16.

  • 1Jun

    Learning to Vote Event

    Community Event  |  Advocacy  |  Erie

    Monday, June 1, 2015, 10–2 am

    Come and learn how to use voting machines and feel comfortable casting your vote with a voting machine provided by the Board of Elections.


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