Upcoming Events for Parents and Families of Children w/Special Needs!

  • POT LUCK DINNER! Tonight the PS 373R PTA is starting off the school year with a great night of food and fun. Everyone from all our sites are welcome to come and meet other families and talk about the upcoming school year. Children are welcome. Bring your favorite dish! Main Site, 91 Henderson Ave (Corner of Lafayette) 6-8p.m.

  • FREE Health Care Notebook Training – Provides an invaluable tool to keep your child’s records easy and convenient. – Thursday, September 30, 2010 REGISTER (718) 494-3462 RECEIVE A FREE NOTEBOOK! Parent to Parent of NYS f2fstatenisland@verizon.net

  • Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Council General Members Meeting Thursday, September 30, 2010 and Friday, October 22, 2010 from 9:30-11:30 p.m. at the Elizabeth Connelly Center, 930 Willowbrook Road, Building 41A (718) 983-5276 https://www.siddc.org

  • PS 373R Blood Drive Friday October 22, 2010 at the Main Site, 91 Henderson Avenue

  • Family Support and Transition Fair at Jerome Parker Campus, 100 Essex Drive, SI, NY – Brought to you by the SIDDC and The Richard H. Hungerford PTA Saturday, October 16th, 2010 from 10-1p.m. Keynote Speaker, Max E. Chmura, Acting Commissioner of the OPWDD (718) 983-5276 / contactsiddc@aol.com

  • Transition/Career Development Fair at PS/IS 25R-South Richmond High School (Gymnasium) 6581 Hylan Blvd. SI, NY Friday, Friday, October 1st, 2010 from 10-12noon – Meet and learn about the agencies, services, college and work readiness programs available for students with special needs. You may find out what accommodations $ support services a college can provide; how to apply for financial aid! Zenaida Martinez (718) 984-1526 ext 1187

  • JCC presents a FREE screening of “Autism: The Musical” Monday, October 11, 2010 at 7p.m. Joan & Alan Bernikow JCC – 1466 Manor Road – Director Tricia Regan’s documentary about “The Miracle Project”, a theatre program for children on the spectrum. Contact Monica Buchnik (718) 475-5230 mbuchnik@sijcc.com

  • JCC presents a Book Signing with Elaine Hall “Now I See the Moon” Monday, October 25, 2010, @ 7p.m. Joan & Alan Bernikow JCC – 1466 Manor Road – Meet Elaine Hall of the Miracle Project. Books will be available for purchase $19.99 Contact Monica Buchnik (718) 475-5230 mbuchnik@sijcc.com

  • STAND TOGETHER for Autism Services Thursday, October 21, 2010 from 7-9p.m. at the Petrides School Auditorium, 715 Ocean Terrace, SI, NY Witness the unveiling of the Autism Bill of Rights * Receive a FREE comprehensive resource guide * learn about new services, speak to an expert panel * meet representatives from the Dept. of Education * Special Guest Didi Conn, Star of “GREASE” – CONTACT: Borough President’s Office at (718) 816-2133 https://www.statenislandUSA.com to sign up for the mailing list.

  • 1st Annual Staten Island UFT Parent Conference Saturday, October 23, 2010 8a.m. to 2p.m. FREE Seminar, Breakfast & Lunch included – Vendor Fair, Raffles at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1100 South Avenue, SI, NY RSVP Joan McKeever-Thomas (718) 605-1400 or jmckt@uft.org IMPORTANT TOPICS INCLUDE: Bullying, Cyberbullying, Teen Dating Violence and Gangs.

  • EDUCATE AND EMBRACE ALL STUDENTS * FREE Screening of the Documentary “Including Samuel” Wednesday, October 27, 2010 from 5 to 8p.m. at Michael J. Petrides High School, 715 Ocean Terrace – REGISTER at www.nycparents.eventbrite.com Presentation with guest speakers, Raffles and Door Prizes

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