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Sunday, February 16, 2020

Our Integrated Transition Program had a guest speaker today, Ms. Jacqueline Handy from Lincoln Center Education. She presented an opportunity for one of our participants to apply for a 150 hour paid internship opportunity. Next month, our participants will have their job interview, wish them luck!!! 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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Saturday, March 07, 2020 10:00am to 12:00pm

Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:00am to 12:00pm

Saturday, March 14, 2020 10:00am to 12:00pm

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NYC advocates demand ‘immediate action’ to overhaul special education complaint system

October 17, 2019

“The city education department’s inability to meet legal deadlines for resolving complaints filed by families of special education students is causing “material, demonstrable harm” — and  requires an immediate fix, advocates say. These delays disproportionately affect low-income children whose families do not have the means to pay for the services they require on their own while waiting for their claims to be processed…”  The link below will let you learn more details about this situation.