For Families of
CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS AND DISABILITIES
JUNE 6, 2005
9:30am – 3:30pm
Over 100 vendors representing a wide array of programs and services including: recreation, foundations, schools, day programs, home care agencies, life planning, counseling, respite, residential, family support and many local organizations alone with representatives from county and state agencies. There will also be vendors featuring specialized accessibility services and therapy equipment such as ramps, stair glides, elevators, vans, wheelchairs, prone standers, lift systems, bath equipment and more.
This will be a great opportunity to see all these services in one day under the same roof.
There will be presentations given throughout the day on topics such as: speech and feeding, social skills, self determination, parents supporting parents, panel of parents to discuss out of home residential options, advocacy.
|10AM Speech and Feeding |
Leslie Faye Davis, MS, CCC / SLP
|12:30PM Out of Home Residential Options Self Determination, NYS CARES, Home of your own|
|11AM Parents Supporting Parents |
Parent to Parent of New York State
|1:30PM All in the FamilyTeaching socialization skills in a family setting . Jonathan Cooper, LCSW|
For additional information email: BPolicastro@Angelashouse.org or call 631-979-2620
The Long Island Network for Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs, The Long Island Family Support Consumer Council and The Local Early Intervention Coordinating