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Pathways to Graduation Workshop

Presented by Parent Network of WNY, the “Pathways to Graduation Workshop” will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2015, from 6–8 pm hosted at Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara’s Town of Niagara location at 1555 Fashion Outlet Blvd., Niagara Falls, NY 14304.

Topics to be covered: What does it mean to get a Regent’s diploma? A local diploma? An IEP diploma? A SACC? What can you do? What can you not do? How much effort does it take? Can your child do the work? This workshop explores the options and outlines the updates to NYS regulations.

Free to attend. RSVP mandatory on-line at http://www.parentnetworkwny.org/workshops-and-events/events-calendar/event:09-17-2015-6-00pm-pathways-to-graduation/ or you can call (716) 332-4170 or email info@parentnetworkwny.org. (Must have 10 people who RSVP to hold the class.) Download the flyer at http://www.parentnetworkwny.org/files/documents/Flyers/2015/9-17-15_Pathways_to_Graduation_flyer2.pdf

Produced by Parent Network of WNY: a not-for-profit agency that provides education and resources for families of individuals with special needs (birth through adulthood) and for professionals. Parent Network of WNY provides 1-on-1 Support and education through resources, workshops and support groups to assist families of individuals with disabilities to understand their disability and navigate the support service system. The majority of Parent Network of WNY’s staff and board members are parents of children with disabilities, which provides a unique perspective, personal experience and empathy to the families we reach. Since it’s reorganization in 2001, Parent Network of WNY has served around 10,000 people a year.

Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara is the Niagara County Chapter of NYSARC, Inc. and supports people ages newborn through senior with intellectual and other developmental disabilities from Niagara County and neighboring communities. Founded by families in 1955, they continue to involve family members through volunteer opportunities with governance, fundraising and special events. More than 500 dedicated long-term employees support individuals to achieve their dreams, reach their greatest potential and actively participate in their communities.