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Friday, November 27, 2015

This past July, we were ecstatic to partner with Surf For All, great organization of volunteers who believe that the ocean should be accessible to everyone! Participants from our Residential, Day Hab, and Parent Center programs were able to attend this trip and learn to hang ten. Thanks to our generous donors, we were able to offer van transportation and purchase meals for this all day trip. Join our donors in sponsoring events like this on #GivingTuesday! READ MORE >>

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Welcome to the Metropolitan Parent Center
The Metropolitan Parent Center (MPC) is one of only four Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIC) in all of New York State, providing information, training, and one-to-one support to families of children ages 0-26 with the full range of disabilities, and to the professionals who work with them. The MPC helps parents gain the skills and knowledge to help their children develop academic and functional skills that lead to independent productive adult lives.
 
Funded through the U.S. Department of Education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the Metropolitan Parent Center is part of a nationwide network of Parent Training and Information Centers in the United States, as well as a member of the NYS Parent Center Network. READ MORE >>

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Congress should pass a budget that allocates more money to special education.

Special Educators Head to Capitol Hill With 'Sense of Urgency'
July 19, 2017

Alexandria, Va.

Special educators are fanning out across Capitol Hill Tuesday, spreading a few targeted messages for Washington lawmakers: Congress should pass a budget that allocates more money to special education and gifted education, oppose efforts to divert public money to private school vouchers, and fight any bill that would cut Medicaid coverage for children's health services. READ MORE