CHANGES IN SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES After delays and false starts, the transition to a managed care system for Medicaid services through the NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities is under way. Learn about the change to Care Coordination, and the process of developing managed care organizations. This webinar will also cover self-direction, customized employment, and other current and emerging topics.
The Metropolitan Parent Center offers training presented on a variety of topics related to special education, ranging from one-time workshops on topics of current interest to an intensive advocacy series designed to develop the knowledge and skills of parents to advocate for their own children and assist other parents. Training sessions are detailed in our online calendar, and offered year-round at Sinergia or at host organizations. MPC also provides one-to-one assistance and advocacy to help parents resolve special education issues. The Center's Autism Initiative is a significant project that provides support and training to parents of children on the autism spectrum, as well as an arts program for children on the spectrum.
New York State Parent Center Network