Click Here: ***February 2010 calendar
There are some TERRIFIC events happening in February on Staten Island. Remember there is NO SCHOOL February 15th to February 19th for WINTER BREAK!
Call the GreenBelt Nature Center for the Winter Break Programs available all week from 10 a.m. to 2p.m. 718-351-3450 LINK TO CITY PARKS
Call the Staten Island ZOO for information about Winter Zoo Camp Wed-Fri, February 17th to February 19th, 10:30 to 2:30p.m. 718-442-3100 WINTER ZOO CAMP
Groundhog Day – February 2, 2010 at the Staten Island Zoo 7a.m. Gates Open 718-442-3100 GROUNDHOG DAY See Staten Island Chuck make his prediciton at 7:30 a.m.!
MetLife Estate Planning Workshop on Tuesday, February 16th at 6:30 p.m. at Lentos Restaurant FREE DINNER Call Tony Calabrese 718-966-3281
Fathers Support Groups: Wednesday, February 10, 2010 from 7-9p.m. at the Page Plaza Diner at 75 Page Avenue in Tottenville AND Tuesday, February 23, 2010 from 7-9p.m. at IBR 1050 Forest Hill Road RSVP (718) 494-4872.
Healthcare Notebook Training from 11 a.m. to 1p.m. facilitated by Annette Raia of Parent to Parent, NYS at IBR 1050 Forest Hill Road (718) 494-3462.
“From Slavery to Freedom” Saturday, February 13th at St. Philips Baptist Church – Professor John Hope Franklin – 3p.m. Soul Food Luncheon, 5:30 p.m. Performance. 77 Bennet Street (718) 720-8141
Valentine Card Workshop at Historic Richmondtown, Saturday, February 6th from 1-3 p.m. Call (718) 351-1611 ext. 281 Make a card for a resident at a Staten Island Nursing Home! Take home a Valentine Kit for $5.00!
SIDDC Legislative Breakfast at the Staaten on Friday, February 12th at 8:30 a.m. PARENTS WELCOME $30.00 (718) 983-5276
- NAMIWalks NYC is May 8, 2010!!!The Larger the Crowd, the Louder the Voice!
First-time walker? Team captain? Interested volunteer?
Join the movement! Learn how you can start a walk team, fundraise, spread the word, and volunteer at the: NAMIWalks NYC Information Meeting
Date: Thursday, January 28, 2010
Time: 6 to 7:30 pm
Location: Kramer Levin Naftalis &Frankel
1177 Avenue of the Americas at 46th Street
New York, New York 10036
(Photo ID required for entry)
Contact: RSVP by calling 212.684.3264 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org!
- Next Spanish-language call / Próxima llamada telefonica: Wednesday, February – Noon to 1:00 pm /
Miercoles, 3 de Febrero – 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Topic/Tema: Psychiatric Medication for Children and Adolescents / Medicación Psiquiátrica para los Niños y Adolescentes
Presenter/Conferencista invitado: Sharon de Jesus, N.P., Certified Psychiatric Nurse, Child Center of New York / Enfermera Psiquiatrica Certificada, Child Center of New York To participate in conference calls:
1. Dial toll free 1.866.502.8312, then enter pass code 990738#
- Six Weeks to Wellness Returns in Spring!
Your favorite yoga class will be offered again this spring, beginning in April. For more information, call Katie Linn at 212-684-3365. Date: Thursdays
Time: 1:30-3:00 pm
Location: Breathing Project, 15 West 26th Street, 10th Floor (bet 5th Ave & Broadway)
Contact: Jenna Ritter at 718.909.6493 or email@example.com
Fee: Give what you can ($5 or $10 suggested). No one turned away.
By Erica Pitman, LMSW, YAI Autism Center
Impacts of Autism Diminished through a Specific Early Intervention Approach
A recent study conducted at the University of California and other sites around the country, and funded by a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), indicates that early intervention for children diagnosed with autism improved their I.Q. scores and levels of functioning.
Presenters: Curtis Flaherty – Director of Adult Day Services, AHRC Steve Towler – Director of Employment and Business Services, AHRC
Location: AHRC Main Office, Penthouse 83 Maiden Lane New York, NY 10038
Date & Time: Thursday, February 4, 2010 from 6pm-8pm
What is available when your family member with a developmental disability leaves school at the age of 21? Attend this workshop to learn about various opportunities during the day that can be offered to adults, for example: opportunities for internships, training programs, employment, travel training, day habilitation, and more.
You may also call Donna Gifford at 212-780-2713 or Jennifer Amendola at 212-895-3446.
Registrations can be mailed to Donna or Jennifer’s attention c/o AHRC – 83 Maiden Lane New York, NY 10038. Fax number is 212-780-2353.
STATEN ISLAND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILTIES SERVICE OFFICE (SIDDSO) PROVIDES BEHAVIOR CONSULTATION SERVICES
Intensive Behavior Management Team Behavior Consultation Services (BCS) are provided by a team of professionals that include a Psychologist, Social Worker, Special Educator and Registered Nurse.
Services: The team provides short-term behavior consultation and support services to individuals and their families who are coping with severely challenging problem behaviors. These services can include behavior assessment, referral to services, linkage to services, supportive counseling, facilitating cross-agency support /cooperation, and behavior management planning. Team members are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Evening appointments are available.
Persons Served: Behavior Consultation Services are offered, free of charge, to residents of Staten Island who are developmentally disabled and have been found eligible for NYS Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (OMRDD) services.
Referrals: Referrals are accepted from family members and agencies.
Individuals / Families Contact: Barbara Schubert, Coordinator, Information Exchange Phone: 718-982-1904