Picture Exchange Communication Systems (PECS) Overview Workshop

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Picture Exchange Communication Systems (PECS) Overview Workshop
Parents and guardians of children with Autism and non-verbal children are invited to attend.
When: October 22nd from 10 am – 12:30pm
Where: P25R (CYO Building)
6581 Hylan Blvd

 

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D75 Parent Workshop – Picture Exchange Communication Workshop October 22, 2015

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2015 Family Resource and Transition Fair

If you have a child with Special Needs – Please Join Us for Information on Services in Staten Island!
Family Resource and
Transition Fair
                                
                                                                                                                                                                             Sponsored by
                                                                                                            The Richard H. Hungerford School
                                                                                                                                          and
                                                                                      The Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Council
 
 
 
FREE ADMISSION
 
Friday ~ October 30, 2015 ~ 9:00 am-1:00 pm
 
College of Staten Island (Center for the Arts)
2800 Victory Blvd., Building 1P
Staten Island, NY  10314

Browse and meet with representatives from over 50 agency providers and community organizations. Speak with agencies that provide services for children, teens, and adults. Learn more about after school transition programs, recreation opportunities, respite services, camps, and service eligibility. Attend one or more of the informative workshops.

Join us to gain vital information for your loved one and much more!

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED
FREE CHILDCARE AVAILABLE (PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED) For more information or to register for child care,

contact the SIDDC Office
(718) 983-5276/contactsiddc@siddc.org

Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Council (SIDDC)

Click onto the Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Council (SIDDC) Website for services in S.I. http://www.siddc.org/

  • Established in 1969, the Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Council (SIDDC) assists in the planning, promotion and development of services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their family members.  An association of self-advocates, family members, service providers, professionals and other interested individuals. The SIDDC works together in an effort to ensure the quality of life for Staten Islanders with special needs by sharing relevant information and advocacy.
  • Monthly meetings are held at the Elizabeth A. Connelly Center (930 Willowbrook Road, Bldg. 41A) and include guest speakers/special presentations to keep members informed about current issues.  In addition, each of the SIDDC standing committees provide reports, which highlight the work and advocacy efforts being conducted for the purpose of educating and better informing all interested parties on issues and trends impacting individuals with developmental disabilities.

  • The SIDDC also ensures that public and elected officials are informed on the concerns and needs of the people we represent through quarterly Legislative Information Exchange and an annual Legislative Breakfast.  A Family Resource and Transition Fair is held each year, which provides a forum for relevant information regarding available supports and services and development in the field.