Rick Lavoie will be presenting a workshop, Strategies That Don’t Work with Kids Who Struggle…..and Strategies That Do, on Wednesday, November 18, 2009, from 4:00PM to 6:00PM at the Mary McDowell Center for Learning in Brooklyn. The first part of the workshop will explore the numerous techniques used with students who are struggling in school. The second half of the workshop will outline effective alternative methods of instruction. The techniques can be used by parents and professionals to modify and improve a child’s behavior and performance.
To RSVP, please call 718-625-3939. Please see information below regarding location and cost.
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009
4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Mary McDowell Center for Learning
135 Summit Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Early Registration: $20.00
After Nov. 1: $25.00
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Attn: Parents and legal guardians of children (of all ages) with a developmental disability.
Do you want to?
- Learn techniques for dealing with challenging behaviors.
- Improve effective communication with your child.
- Increase positive parent-child interactions.
YAI/NIPD offers a 6-session parent training program on Staten Island in positive behavior management
January 11, 2010 – March 1, 2010
Mondays, (10:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)
PS 373R @ PS 861 280 Regis Drive (South Ave. Exit on the Expressway) Refreshments & Metrocards provided
YOU MAY JOIN IF
You are the birth parent or legal guardian of a child with an intellectual or Developmental Disability
You live in Staten Island with your child
Your child meets OMRDD’s criteria for developmental disabilities’ services (has a recent psychological evaluation with IQ and Adaptive Behavior Scale – Vineland II – scores)
If interested please contact Kelly Flanigan (212) 273-6259
Date: Tuesday, Oct 27, 2009
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Main Site, 91 Henderson Ave
Please make an effort to attend the meetings. We will be discussing the issues of RSAs, busing and other important issues that affect our children. We are only as effective as the parents who attend and get involved. If you cannot attend the meeting contact John Scarso-president @718-986-8856 or Dawn Port-1st VP @ 917-293-6397 and we will keep you informed.
We are starting to collect donations for our Holiday Fair Dec 9 &10th. We collect new items to put together in themed baskets, such as books, games, foods, house décor, arts & crafts and more. If you would like to try and collect donations from local Businesses Kirsten has a letter with our Tax ID# to give them. Please contact Kirsten for the letter.
White elephant table: We collect gently used books, games, toys, household items and more. NO clothes please! Contact Kirsten about dropping off at the school or Dawn Port @917-293-6397 to make arrangements.