Serving families in the Mid-State Region of New York

Promoting meaningful parent involvement in the education of children with disabilities in the Mid-State Region of New York State

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Upcoming Trainings

PLEASE NOTE: A TIMELY REMINDER THAT DURING THE WINTER SEASON SUPAC TRAININGS ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. ALL PEOPLE WHO REGISTERED WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL, THIS WEBSITE, OR CONTACT SUPAC FOR ANY UPDATES.

You can register for our trainings online!

To see all upcoming trainings, go to our Events Calendar.

Please contact SUPAC with any questions or concerns or to schedule a training in your region, visit http://supac.org/training/schedule-training-supac/.

Aug
14
Tue
Life after High School: College IS an Option for ALL! @ Fulton Alliance Church, Alliance Church Drive
Aug 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Three Presentations in one night!  Sponsored by Parents of Special Children

Transition Planning: Tools & Tips
Presenter: Kristine O’Brien
SUPAC Training Specialist

Post-Secondary Transition is planning and preparing for one’s future after high school while still in school. In this workshop, you will learn about the transition process for students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). We will review transition planning timelines and tasks.

Through the Same Door: A Story of Self-Advocacy
Presenter: Micah Fialka-Feldman

Micah Fialka-Feldman is a self-advocate, teaching assistant, outreach coordinator, national speaker, and pioneer who fights for disability pride, justice, and inclusion. He is part of the first wave of adults with intellectual disabilities attending college, and in 2008 won a federal lawsuit which upheld his right to live in a university dorm. Micah earned a certificate in Disability Studies from Syracuse University in 2015, and currently lives in Syracuse where he co-teaches classes in inclusive education and disability studies and is an outreach coordinator at the Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education invite you to attend

InclusiveU at Syracuse University
Presenter: Sam Roux
Student Support Coordinator

InclusiveU is an initiative of the Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education, committed to individualized and inclusive higher educational opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We offer real opportunities for our students to participate in every aspect of campus life. SU coursework, sporting and social events, and our strong, inclusive community are what makes InclusiveU a success. We strive to find what YOU are passionate about, and what your ideal future at Syracuse University and beyond may look like.

Training is free. Registration is required! Register online or by phone at (315) 443-4336 or toll free 877-824-9555.



To see all upcoming trainings, go to our Events Calendar

Resources

Resources

SUPAC offers a variety of excellent resources to help parents understand and advocate for their children and family members with disabilities. Here you will find access to many downloadable resource handouts.

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SUPAC, the Mid-State Special Education Parent Technical Assistance Center, is funded through a contract with the New York State Education Department (NYSED) Office of Special Education and seeks to empower parents to become meaningfully involved in their children’s education through school, family, and community partnerships. SUPAC is a project of the Center on Human Policy and is located on the Syracuse University campus.

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The Mid-State Special Education Parent Technical Assistance Center | 805 S. Crouse Avenue, Room 110, Syracuse, NY 13244-2280
TEL 315-443-4336 | Toll-free 877-824-9555 | FAX 315-443-4338 | supac@syr.edu
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