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Thursday, January 31, 2019

As we continue to flourish as an organization, we need your support to provide the best service possible to all individuals and their families. Community Habilitation and In-Home Respite is ongoing, we are looking for individuals that are compassionate, top performers that will deliver outstanding service to our clients. Bring updated résumé, valid photo ID, and pen. Business casual dress code. To inquiry, please send all interested candidates info to careers@sinergiany.org and referral name. READ MORE >>

Parent Center

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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How to Request Services

Information for people with developmental disabilities, their families, and professionals wishing to make a referral for services. Contact our intake department: (212) 643-2840 Ext: 336 or send us an email to intake@sinergiany.org.

Events

Saturday, March 02, 2019 10:00am to 12:00pm

Friday, March 08, 2019 10:00am to 12:00pm

Saturday, March 09, 2019 10:00am to 12:00pm

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Families Strained By Caregiving Responsibilities, Survey Finds

In a survey of more than 3,000 caregivers, 95 percent said they were stressed out
June 13, 2018

A snapshot of thousands of caregivers across the country finds them overwhelmed by the demands of their loved ones with developmental disabilities and deeply concerned about the future.

In a survey of more than 3,000 caregivers, 95 percent said they were stressed out with nearly half describing themselves as very or extremely stressed.

Family members and friends reported spending an average of 57 hours each week in a support role for those with disabilities assisting with everything from feeding to dressing, providing behavior supports and managing finances. Caregivers said these obligations are affecting their abilities to address personal needs, tend to other family duties and stay afloat professionally.
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