• Resource and Information Fair

    For Families of
    CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS AND DISABILITIES

    JUNE 6, 2005
    9:30am – 3:30pm
    SUNY FARMINGDALE
    ROOSEVELT HALL
    ROUTE 110

    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.

    WORKSHOPS

    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

    Presented By:

    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