Citywide Council on Special Education Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, June 27, 2006 at 6:00 p.m.

45-18 Court Square – 2nd Floor

Long Island City, NY 11101

(718) 752-7475

1. Call to Order and Roll Call 2 min.

2. Consideration of Agenda and Time Allocations 2 min.

3. Appointment of Timekeeper 2 min.

4. Approval of Meeting Minutes dated June 6, 2007 4 min.

5. Report on 6/23/07 Meeting with Superintendent 5 min.

6. Election of Officers 15 min.

7. Review/Discussion on Annual Report 30 min.

BREAK 10 min.

8. Update on President’s Meeting at Tweed 10 min.

9. New Business

i. Annual Meeting Review 10 min.

ii. Other 10 min.

100 min. Total

Next CCSE Calendar Meeting/Topic: Wednesday, July 11th at 6:00 p.m. at The District Office, 400 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10010

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FREE AQUATIC PROGRAM – for special needs kids

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In Coordination with Bethesda Aquatics

FREE Aquatic Program for Individuals with Special Needs

Featuring Learn to Swim and Aquatic Exercise Therapy

One on One and Group Instruction for Individuals with Special Needs Including:

ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) ~Autism~*Cerebral Palsy(*Requires pool temperature of between 86-90 Degrees)~Down Syndrome~Hearing Impairment~Mental Retardation~Multiple Sclerosis~Muscular Dystrophy~Spina Bifida~Spinal Cord Injury~CVA(Cardio Vascular Accident)

Date: July 9, 2007 Through August 24, 2007 

Adults (8:00-11:30 am) ~Tuesdays & Fridays

Children (8:00-11:30 am) ~ Wednesdays & Thursdays

Location: Staten Island Faber Pool -2175 Richmond Terrace SI, NY 10302

 (Faber Street & Richmond Terrace)

Registration is Required to Participate!

Contact Marie Lacurtis; Program Director 347-282-3510

PS 373R Has a New Weblog!

PS 373R has a great new website to learn about what is happening at the school for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The teachers want to reach out to the parents and caretakers of our students to provide up to date information and photos about our amazing kids! There are links to important websites. You may choose to leave a message on our board regarding your child or post questions you may have concerning his or her education and quality of life. Please join us at our new site: www.373asd.wordpress.com

Blue Heron Park Autism Stroll with Cliff Hagen

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Staten
Island Springtime Autism Stroll

Explore the sights and sounds of Blue Heron Park

with Cliff Hagen. Mr. Hagen is a Special Ed. teacher at

P.S. 37 and On Your Mark.

All Ages Welcome ~ The abilities of children diagnosed with

Autism provide a complete experience in the natural world.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring bug spray. While ticks are not

problem, there will be mosquitos.

Date: Sunday, June 3rd, 2007 &

Date: Sunday, June 10th, 2007

Time: 4:00pm-5:30pm

Location:

Blue
Heron
Park- 48 Poillon Ave, between Amboy Rd. & Hylan Blvd,

Contact: 718-313-8591

June/July Workshops and Support Groups

Staten
Island Springtime Autism Stroll

Explore the sights and sounds of Blue Heron Park with Cliff HagenAll Ages Welcome ~ The abilities of children diagnosed with Autism provide a complete experience in the natural world.Date: Sunday, June 3rd, 2007 Time: 4:00pm-5:30pmLocation:

Blue
Heron
Park- 48 Poillon Ave, between Amboy Rd. & Hylan Blvd, Contact: 718-313-8591

Parent to Parent New York, Inc.Topic: Mothers Support GroupDate: Wednesday, June 6th, 2007Time: 10:00 am Location: Institute for Basic Research

1050 Forest Hill Rd.

10314Contact: Parent to Parent NY, Inc. @ 718-494-4872Childcare is provided with prior registration 

Community Education Council 31Special Education Committee Meeting Topic: Parent Information ForumDate: Wednesday, June 6th, 2007Time: 7:00 pmLocation: 715 Ocean Terrace (Petrides Complex),
Staten Island, NY
10301Contact: District 31 Community Education Council @ 718-420-5746 
Staten
Island Springtime Autism StrollExplore the sights and sounds of Blue Heron Park with Cliff HagenAll Ages Welcome ~ The abilities of children diagnosed with Autism provide a complete experience in the natural world.Date: Sunday, June 10th, 2007 Time: 4:00pm-5:30pmLocation:

Blue
Heron
Park- 48 Poillon Ave, between Amboy Rd. & Hylan Blvd, Contact: 718-313-8591

The GRACE Foundation of
New York (Getting Resources for Autistic Children’s Equality)Topic: Parent Support Group Date: Tuesday, June 12th, 2007Time: 10:00 amLocation:

264 Watchogue Road

(Above Jimmy Max- entrance in the rear)Contact: Julie Larsen 718-983-3800

Parent to Parent New York, Inc.Topic: Fathers Support GroupDate: Wednesday, June 13th, 2007Time: 7:00 PM Location:
Richmond Diner-

3954 Richmond Avenue

Contact: Parent to Parent NY, Inc. @ 718-494-4872 

Staten
Island Developmental Disabilities CouncilFamily Support Conference & Resource FairFree Admission & Continental BreakfastDate: Thursday, June 14th, 2007Time: 8:45am – 2:00 pmLocation:

College of
Staten Island ~ Center for the Arts

2800 Victory Blvd. Staten Island, NY

Contact: SIDDC office @ 718-983-5354

Parent to Parent New York, Inc.Topic: Sibling Support GroupDate: Friday, June 15th, 2007Pre-Registration is absolutely required Please call for time and location. Contact: Parent to Parent NY, Inc. @ 718-494-4872Childcare is provided with only with prior registration 
Staten Island Federation of PTA’sDate: Monday, June 18th, 2007Time: 10:00 am12:00 NoonLocation: 715 Ocean Terrace (Petrides Complex)Building A Room 118,
Staten Island, NY
10301Contact: President Anna Pisano @ 718-356-3247 
Parent to Parent New York, Inc.Topic: Mothers Support GroupDate: Tuesday, June 19th, 2007Time: 10:00 am Location: Institute for Basic Research

1050 Forest Hill Rd.

10314Contact: Parent to Parent NY, Inc. @ 718-494-4872Childcare is provided with prior registration 

Parent to Parent New York, Inc. Topic: Health Services & Safety for Persons with Special NeedsPresenter: Director of Koichef Clinic, UCPA, NYS ~ Paul Costello  Date: Wednesday, June 20th, 2007Time: 10:00 am Location: Institute for Basic Research

1050 Forest Hill Rd.

10314Contact: Parent to Parent NY, Inc. @ 718-494-4872Childcare is provided with prior registration

Staten
Island Developmental Disabilities CouncilGeneral Council Meeting Date: Friday, June 22nd, 2007Time: 9:30 am12 NoonLocation:

Elizabeth
Connelly
Center

930 Willowbrook Road, Staten Island, NY
10314

Contact: SIDDC office @ 718-983-5354 

The GRACE Foundation of
New York (Getting Resources for Autistic Children’s Equality)Topic: Parent Support Group Date: Tuesday, June 26th, 2007Time: 10:00 amLocation:

264 Watchogue Road

(Above Jimmy Max- entrance in the rear)Contact: Julie Larsen 718-983-3800

METLIFE  WorkshopTopic: Planning for the Future of Your Child or Dependent With Special NeedsDate: Wednesday, June 27th, 2007Time: 6:30pmLocation: Villa
Portofino,

2481 Richmond Road, SI, NY

Contact: Anthony Calabrese @ 718-966-3281Complimentary dinner will be served. 

Staten
Island Developmental Disabilities CouncilWillowbrook Property Planning Meeting Date: Wednesday, July 11th, 2007Time: 7:00pmLocation:

Elizabeth
Connelly
Center

930 Willowbrook Road, Staten Island, NY
10314

Contact: SIDDC office @ 718-983-5354

Eden II & The Keyspan Foundation-Topic: Utilizing Video and Computer Technology in Autism EducationDate: Thursday, July 19th, 2007Time: 9:00 am3:00 pmLocation:

94 Wright Avenue, Staten Island, NY
10303

Contact: Marissa Bennett @ 516-937-1397 X. 217Or email mbennett@eden2.org