Apr
26
6:00 pm18:00

Sensory Swim

  • Gloversville Middle School

This class, instructed by clinicians and designed for children 3-17 years of age with sensory disorders, promotes motor development and sensory processing skills through various aquatic activities. Parent/caregiver participation is required. This is a 12-week program that runs until June 14.

May
3
6:00 pm18:00

Sensory Swim

  • Gloversville Middle School

This class, instructed by clinicians and designed for children 3-17 years of age with sensory disorders, promotes motor development and sensory processing skills through various aquatic activities. Parent/caregiver participation is required. This is a 12-week program that runs until June 14.

May
10
6:00 pm18:00

Sensory Swim

  • Gloversville Middle School

This class, instructed by clinicians and designed for children 3-17 years of age with sensory disorders, promotes motor development and sensory processing skills through various aquatic activities. Parent/caregiver participation is required. This is a 12-week program that runs until June 14.

May
17
6:00 pm18:00

Sensory Swim

  • Gloversville Middle School

This class, instructed by clinicians and designed for children 3-17 years of age with sensory disorders, promotes motor development and sensory processing skills through various aquatic activities. Parent/caregiver participation is required. This is a 12-week program that runs until June 14.

May
18
11:00 am11:00

Lexington Foundation Fashion Show

  • Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts

Join us on May 18, whenThe Lexington Foundation presents its Fashion Show and Luncheon with fashions provided by Just Because...Boutique. Registration begins at 11:00am and lunch is served at noon. For reservations, please call 661-9932.

May
24
6:00 pm18:00

Sensory Swim

  • Gloversville Middle School

This class, instructed by clinicians and designed for children 3-17 years of age with sensory disorders, promotes motor development and sensory processing skills through various aquatic activities. Parent/caregiver participation is required. This is a 12-week program that runs until June 14.

May
31
6:00 pm18:00

Sensory Swim

  • Gloversville Middle School

This class, instructed by clinicians and designed for children 3-17 years of age with sensory disorders, promotes motor development and sensory processing skills through various aquatic activities. Parent/caregiver participation is required. This is a 12-week program that runs until June 14.

Jun
7
6:00 pm18:00

Sensory Swim

  • Gloversville Middle School

This class, instructed by clinicians and designed for children 3-17 years of age with sensory disorders, promotes motor development and sensory processing skills through various aquatic activities. Parent/caregiver participation is required. This is a 12-week program that runs until June 14.

Jun
14
6:00 pm18:00

Sensory Swim

  • Gloversville Middle School

This class, instructed by clinicians and designed for children 3-17 years of age with sensory disorders, promotes motor development and sensory processing skills through various aquatic activities. Parent/caregiver participation is required. This is a 12-week program that runs until June 14.


Apr
25
5:30 pm17:30

MUSIC THERAPY FOR SCHOOL - AGED CHILDREN DIAGNOSED ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM

  • Lexington Family Services

Fun-filled musical activities where music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs. Every Tuesday in April. Ages 3-12 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; ages 13-21 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend. Please call Family Services at (518) 773-2014 to RSVP.

Apr
25
12:00 pm12:00

Ask the Advocate

  • Lexington Family Services

These are 15-minute phone appointments with Tina Beauparlant, an education specialist at Parent to Parent of NYS. Do you have any questions related to the IEP process? Do you know how to request information about your child/student? Do you understand your role at a CSE meeting? Do you know how to discuss your child’s needs at a CSE meeting? If you are the parent, grandparent, caregiver, family member or Medicaid service coordinator of a child with differences, this is an opportunity to get the answers to all the above questions and more. Call Family Services at (518) 773-2014 to make an appointment.

Apr
22
10:00 am10:00

AUTISM MOVEMENT THERAPY AND CREATIVE MOVEMENT

  • The Center at Lexington

Autism Movement Therapy and Creative Movement is a movement and music integration strategy combining patterning, visual movement, calculation, audible processing, rhythm and sequencing for a “whole brain” cognitive thinking approach that can significantly improve behavioral, emotional, academic, social, speech and language skills. This session will be targeted toward individuals ages 5-18 and their parents and caregivers. Parent participation is required. Come dressed to move and have fun!

Apr
21
6:00 pm18:00

SIB STREET

  • Lexington Family Services

A support group for the siblings ages 8-15 of individuals who are diagnosed with developmental disabilities.

Apr
19
6:00 pm18:00

Sensory Swim

  • Gloversville Middle School

This class, instructed by clinicians and designed for children 3-17 years of age with sensory disorders, promotes motor development and sensory processing skills through various aquatic activities. Parent/caregiver participation is required. This is a 12-week program that runs until June 14.

Apr
18
5:30 pm17:30

MUSIC THERAPY FOR SCHOOL - AGED CHILDREN DIAGNOSED ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM

  • Lexington Family Services

Fun-filled musical activities where music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs. Every Tuesday in April. Ages 3-12 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; ages 13-21 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend. Please call Family Services at (518) 773-2014 to RSVP.

Apr
14
2:00 pm14:00

TRUE COLORS: AN AUTISM AWARENESS CELEBRATION

  • Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts

April is Autism Awareness Month and the Nigra Arts Center has big plans! Join us Friday, April 14, for True Colors: An Autism Awareness Celebration. Explore how the arts - painting, cooking, theater, photography, music, dance and more benefit people with autism every day. Representatives from Transitions will be on hand to share how this premier apprenticeship program is helping young adults with autism spectrum disorders and other learning differences live independent and fulfilling lives. Live entertainment will be provided by Flame. This event is open to children and adults of all ages. Admission is free!

Apr
13
12:00 pm12:00

Parent Round Table: Public Health 101 and When to go to the ER!

  • Lexington Family Services

Please join Fulton County Public Health as they present on what services public health has to offer. They will also present on what conditions require a trip to the Emergency Room as well as some tips to prevent going to the ER. This session is targeted toward parents and caregivers. A light lunch will be served.

Apr
12
6:00 pm18:00

SENSORY SWIM

  • Gloversville Middle School

This class, instructed by clinicians and designed for children 3-17 years of age with sensory disorders, promotes motor development and sensory processing skills through various aquatic activities. Parent/caregiver participation is required. This is a 12-week program that runs until June 14.

Apr
11
6:00 pm18:00

WEBINAR: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY IN THE IE

  • The Center at Lexington

This training will teach parents, grandparents and guardians about appropriate assistive technology (AT) devices and services. Participants will learn how these devices allow students with disabilities to participate in and benefit from the general education curriculum as well as meet their IEP goals. For every student with an IEP, federal and state regulations require that the team considers that student’s need for assistive technology devices and services.

Apr
11
5:30 pm17:30

MUSIC THERAPY FOR SCHOOL - AGED CHILDREN DIAGNOSED ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM

  • Lexington Family Services

Fun-filled musical activities where music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs. Every Tuesday in April. Ages 3-12 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.; ages 13-21 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend. Please call Family Services at (518) 773-2014 to RSVP.

Mar
26
1:00 pm13:00

ROCK THE SPECTRUM: Autism Family Fun Day

  • The Center at Lexington

Join us at The Center at Lexington on Sunday, March 16 from 1-4pm for Rock the Spectrum: Autism Family Fun Day! There will be a bounce house, Autism Movement Therapy, face painting, snacks and more! All are welcome!

 

Mar
23
5:00 pm17:00

Parents as Partners: Tips and Tools for a Successful CSE/IEP Annual Review Meeting

  • The Center at Lexington

It's that time of the year – the time when districts and parents meet to develop new IEPs for the next school year. Join us as we share tools and tips parents need to help prepare for their child’s Annual Review CSE/IEP Meeting. This training will also cover all sections of the IEP and how they relate to the CSE meeting. Please see additional flyer for more details on this topic. There is a 10-person minimum for this class to be held.

Click here to register.

 

Mar
23
1:00 pm13:00

Webinar: Healthcare Notebook

  • The Center at Lexington

Please join Sharon Marrella, a regional coordinator at Parent to Parent of NYS, as she presents a webinar on the Healthcare Notebook. Participants will learn how a HCN can assist in organizing medical records. They will be given tips on how the notebook can assist with advocacy, save time, reduce stress and be used to hold information that can be utilized in the event of an emergency. A light lunch will be provided at this session.

Mar
18
10:00 am10:00

Autism Movement Therapy and Creative Movement

  • Lexington Family Services

Autism Movement Therapy and Creative Movement is a movement and music integration strategy combining patterning, visual movement, calculation, audible processing, rhythm and sequencing for a “whole brain” cognitive thinking approach that can significantly improve behavioral, emotional, academic, social, speech and language skills. This session will be targeted toward individuals ages 5-18 and their parents and caregivers. Parent participation is required. Come dressed to move and have fun!

Mar
14
5:00 pm17:00

Webinar: NYS Autism Insurance Reform

  • The Center at Lexington

Please join Lin Perry, a project director at Family-to-Family Health Information Center, as she presents a webinar on the Autism Insurance Reform. Autism Insurance Reform legislation became effective in 2013, but aspects of the bill related to applied behavior analysis are still being worked on within the New York State government. This webinar will address the overall legislation, who it assists and how. It will also give an update on the current status of the ABA portion of the legislation.

Target Audience: Parents/Caregivers

Mar
7
12:00 pm12:00

Ask the Advocate

  • Lexington Family Services

Individual 15-minute phone appointments with Tina Beauparlant, an education specialist at Parent to Parent of NYS. Do you have questions related to the IEP process? Do you know how to request information about your child/student? Do you understand your role at a CSE meeting? Do you know how to discuss your child’s needs at a CSE meeting? If you are the parent, grandparent, family member, caregiver or Medicaid service coordinator of a child with differences, this is an opportunity to get your questions answered by a professional. Call Family Services at (518) 773-2014 to make an appointment.

Mar
4
9:00 am09:00

Learn to Do Your Taxes: Income Tax Instruction Assistance

  • The Center at Lexington

Come and receive free instruction on how to do your own taxes online. Specific requirements must be met to be able to tack advantage of this wonderful opportunity. Please the attached flyer for details. Appointment required. Reservations must be made by March 2.

Feb
28
5:30 pm17:30

Helping Your Child with ADHD or a Learning Disability Improve Performance in Classwork and Homework

  • The Center at Lexington

Presented By Parent Network of the Capital Region

This training will provide an overview of skills that children with ADHD and learning disabilities often struggle with, such as organization, focus, time management and task completion. These skills are also known as executive function (EF) skills. We will discuss the role that EF skills plays in classwork and homework activities. Strategies for supporting the child through accommodations and teaching new skills to assist with school performance and homework tasks will be explored.

Click here to register.

Feb
23
12:00 pm12:00

Sexuality Training for Parents and Caregivers

  • The Center at Lexington

Join Christy O'Callaghan-Leue, a community educator for Planned Parenthood, as she presents on that not-so-easy topic to talk about with you child. She will provide some tools, tips and resources to help make this very important conversation easier. Remember, just because your loved one has a disability does not mean that they are excluded from “The Talk.”

Feb
22
12:00 pm12:00

Webinar – Education for Empowerment: School and Teens in Healthcare Transition

  • The Center at Lexington

Please join Lin Perry, a project director at Parent to Parent of NYS’s Family Healthcare Information Center, as she presents a webinar on “Education for Empowerment: School and Teens in Healthcare Transitions.” As our youth with ID/DD or special healthcare needs transition from pediatric to adult health care systems, self-advocates and parents alike need to understand the importance of transitioning their healthcare effectively. While many people engage in transition planning for their education to adult systems, sadly healthcare isn’t often included in those plans. Consider the importance of transitioning healthcare and some effective means to begin a plan to transition for yourself or your child.

Feb
21
12:00 pm12:00

PARENT ROUND TABLE: Couponing 101

  • The Center at Lexington

Please join Hillary Fitzpatrick she provides information on successful couponing. Hillary will provided helpful tips and sites to use and access coupons. She will be happy to answer any questions about successful couponing. This session is a great way to learn how to save money on the things that we need most! Lunch will be provided.