Family Connect

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Family Connect

Caring for a child with a disability presents a host of joys and challenges. It’s important for families to feel supported, informed and connected to one another.

ADAPT’s Family Connect offer free workshops, support services and educational resources for New York City parents and families of children with disabilities. Families are encouraged to learn, explore resources and participate in improving outcomes and supports for all children with disabilities.

Resources include:

  • Training workshops and forums on a variety of topics (available in English and Spanish)
  • Introductions to collaborative relationships in the community- liaisons between schools, resource libraries, demonstration centers and clinical programs
  • Up-to-date community resource information
  • Empowerment and advocacy
  • Confidential guidance

ADAPT’s Annual Family Connect Summit, 2018

Upcoming webinarS

Specialized Transportation for Students With LEPS
Description: Where is the bus? Learn how parents can access the most up-to-date information about
their child’s busing services, and how to deal with any concerns that might arise. We’ll discuss the changes
that have been instituted this school year and how to make sure that your children have a safe, secure, and
on-time ride!

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The Evaluation Process in Children With ASD
Description: This presentation will focus on the different diagnostic evaluations available to diagnose
ASD. Dr. Gorenstein will discuss what parents should look for when seeking an independent evaluation for his
or her child and provide an overview of what types of evaluations are needed to access services

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Family Connect Video Series

Supporting Families of Children with Developmental Disabilities Through COVID-19

The Ultimate Change in Routine: Support Families of Children with Disabilities
(Please click a link below to view the video. We have translation captions available in Spanish and Simple Chinese.)

English  – https://youtu.be/umvVbbbzZcM
Spanish – https://youtu.be/CTu3h_LSgcs
Chinese – https://youtu.be/-aVvTKzv2tM

Supporting Emotion Regulation in Young Children
(Please click a link below to view the video. We have translation captions available in Spanish and Simple Chinese.)

English  –  https://youtu.be/QEEodcTYvvo
Spanish –  https://youtu.be/trGYaT-LqJ4
Chinese –  https://youtu.be/y9E7UorJSuQ 

Sensory Smart Strategies for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep
(Please click a link below to view the video. We have translation captions available in Spanish and Simple Chinese.)

English  –  https://youtu.be/xOyDoOK3YkA
Spanish –  https://youtu.be/sXQZS3riWDM
Chinese –  https://youtu.be/_08CIxuCEuE

Sensory Smart Strategies
(Please click a link below to view the video. We have translation captions available in Spanish and Simple Chinese.)

English  –  https://youtu.be/9FqzIZLSpls
Spanish –  https://youtu.be/7SL0fhtVgH8
Chinese –  https://youtu.be/SvVU7exOCf0

What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation?
(Please click a link below to view the video. We have translation captions available in Spanish and Simple Chinese.)

English  –  https://youtu.be/olqSGw8wZDY
Spanish –  https://youtu.be/aOV00M8Svrw
Chinese –  https://youtu.be/16-VkkS1YqM

Mindfulness for Families of Children with ASD
(Please click a link below to view the video. We have translation captions available in Spanish and Simple Chinese.)

English  –  https://youtu.be/bBBiZobA-kY
Spanish –  https://youtu.be/zHLv8Jymqww
Chinese –  https://youtu.be/hgOO20gZlBU

Toilet Training Made Easy!
(Please click a link below to view the video. We have translation captions available in Spanish and Simple Chinese.)

English  –  https://youtu.be/ypCpBgWlphI
Spanish –  https://youtu.be/vGR7F9K_REY
Chinese –  https://youtu.be/0Qt5UidtTtc

Pediatric Feeding Challenges
(Please click a link below to view the video. We have translation captions available in Spanish and Simple Chinese.)

English  –  https://youtu.be/8AE2cjKnEI4
Spanish –  https://youtu.be/lfqZtDADJ9w
Chinese –  https://youtu.be/q_1TcB3apsU

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