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AUTISM STORIES IS THE FIRST ON-DEMAND VIDEO CHANNEL DEDICATED TO AUTISM. IT IS FOR EVERYONE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY AFFECTED BY AUTISM. 

 The Jetpulse Squadron is featured on Autism Stories Facebook Page 

The Jetpulse Squadron is featured on Autism Stories Facebook Page 

Autism Stories' team is on a  mission is to give a voice to everyone impacted by Autism. Parents will have a place share their stories and learn from each other.
Autistic adults can educate us on their perspectives and show us how life is like on the spectrum. Experts will help us to know what is going on. Heroes will inspire us all. Autism Stories doesn't launch until the fall. But you can learn more about them and other amazing individuals on their official Facebook Page.

 
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June 21, 2018

Support Group for Parents of Children with Disabilities

Share your experiences, struggles, and successes as parents of children with disabilities at INCLUDEnyc

Discuss a different topic each month, including

Self-care and balance

Coping with stress and mental health issues

Surviving the holidays

Going out in public

Managing family dynamics

Helping your child make friends

Getting what your child needs at school

Supporting independence

Teaching self-advocacy  

Humor as a coping mechanism

Managing guilt and “what-if”s

To Register for this event, click HERE.

 

 

June 24, 2018

musicLAB • Music Therapy Program for Families Living with Autism & Special Needs by The Carnival of Love Foundation

Imagine a space where children with autism and special needs can create, play and discover how music naturally inspires connection and internal calm. 

This is a FREE monthly music class located in Astoria.

Walk ins are welcome but registering in advance is preferred.

Click HERE to register for this amazing event.

 

June 25, 2018:

 START Clinical Education Team | Autism and Sensory Issues

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START Clinical Education Trainings (CETs) are free for professionals working in the I/DD field.

Autism and Sensory Issues

START Clinical Education Trainings (CETs) are free for professionals working in the I/DD field.

CETs include:

  • Case presentation

  • 1 hour training prepared by Tri-Borough START's Medical and Clinical Directors

  • Discussion session

Click HERE to Register for this event. 

 

June 27, 2018

Resources & Supports: Navigating the System for People with Developmental Disabilities

Learn About:

  • Eligibility to the developmental disabilities service system
  • The new procedures for accessing services through the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)

Click HERE to Register for this event.

 

July 17-19: High school admissions family workshops
NYCDOE

July 20-21:

Far From The Tree: Opening weekend screenings and Q&As
IFC Center

FAR FROM THE TREE follows families meeting extraordinary challenges through love, empathy, and understanding.  This life-affirming documentary encourages us to cherish loved ones for all they are, not who they might have been. Based on Andrew Solomon’s award-winning, critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling non-fiction book “Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity.

July 25, 2018:

Autism-Friendly Program for Families

For more information about this event click HERE.