Nov
14
7:00pm 7:00pm

Workshop: Guide to Related Services

This workshop will focus on eligibility and the identification of the various services - including the frequency, intensity, duration and location of services - available for individuals with special needs. 

The workshop is led by Amanda Haught of United We Stand of New York.

Location: WeWork Studio Square
35-37 36th Street, 2nd Floor
Astoria, NY 11106

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Jun
6
7:00pm 7:00pm

Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)

  • WeWork Square Space
    35-37 36th Street, Astoria, NY 11106
     
  • FREE Workshop
  • Adults Only
  • Light Refreshments Served
  • Led by Dr. Marroquin, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a New York State Licensed Behavior Analyst.

  • Dr. Marroquin has worked with families of children with Autism and related disorders for over ten years as a behavior consultant in children's homes and schools. He is a Master Instructor, for the Advanced Experimental Psychology: Learning course, for the Psychology department at Queens College where he also teaches graduate courses on Autism, and Developmental Disabilities.

  • Dr. Marroquin helps families of children with Autism to: understand the disability, learn the skills needed to teach their children, and understand how effective evidence based treatment differs from the sea of "quick fixes and silver bullets".

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May
9
7:00pm 7:00pm

How to Protect Your Child Legally and Financially

  • WeWork Studio Square
    35-37 36th Street, Astoria, NY 11106
     
  • Free Workshop
  • Led by Andrew M. Cohen, ESQ., J.D., LL.M. + Mitchell Weisbrot, CLU, ChSNC

    The speakers will discuss the following topics:
  • Government benefits for individuals with disabilities
  • How to accumulate and preserve assets without disqualifying eligibility for government benefits, including through the use of ABLE Act provisions
  • Customizing an estate plan for a special needs family
  • Supplemental needs trusts - how they work and why they're useful
  • Strategies for funding trusts
  • Selecting a trustee and administering the trust
  • Guardianship - who will make the important decisions when the special needs child turns eighteen?
  • Letter of Intent - information provided to future caregivers
     
  • Light Refreshments Served
  • Adults Only
     
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Apr
18
7:00pm 7:00pm

The Special Education Process

  • WeWork Studio Square
    35-37 36th Street, Astoria, NY 11106
     
  • Free Workshop
  • Led by Amanda Haught, from United We Stand of New York
  • This workshop will focus on how a student is identified with a disability and how the special education process begins.
     
  • Light Refreshments Served
  • Adults Only
     
  • Click here to learn more about United We Stand of New York or call: 718-302-4313
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