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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

Family Connect Upcoming Webinars

The Evaluation Process in Children with ASD - PDF
El Proceso de Evaluación en Niños Con Autismo - PDF 
自闭症儿童评估过程 - PDF

Psychiatric Medications in Autism - PDF
Medicamentos Psiquiátricos en El Autismo - PDF 
自闭症的精神科药物 - PDF

Feeding & Sensory Issues in Early Childhood: The Picky Eater - PDF
Problemas de Alimentación Y Sensoriales en la Infancia: El Niño(a) Exigente Al Comer - PDF
幼儿期的喂养和感官问题:挑食者 - PDF

Play With Me and I’ll Be Smarter! - PDF
¡Juega Conmigo Y Seré Más Inteligente! - PDF 
和我一起玩,我会更聪明!- PDF

The Roadmap to Obtaining Eligibility for Supports and Services for Your Family - PDF
La Hoja de Ruta Para Obtener Elegibilidad Para Apoyos Y Servicios Para SU Familia - PDF 
为您的家庭获得支持和服务资格的路线图 - PDF

April 26, 2022 10:00am "Potty Training for Kids With Sensory Differences" - RSVP 
Potty Training for Kids With Sensory Differences - PDF
Entrenamiento Para IR Al baño Para Niños Con Diferencias Sensoriales - PDF

April 29, 2022 10:00 am "The Effects of Trauma on Developing Brain" RSVP
The effects of Trauma on the Developing Brain - PDF
Los Efectos Del Trauma en El Cerebro en Desarrollo - PDF

May 11, 2022 10:00 am "Feeding & Sensory Issues" RSVP

May 17, 2022 10:00 am "Sensory Smart Strategies" RSVP 

June 2, 2022 10:00 am "Sensory Strategies for School Success" RSVP
Sensory Strategies for School Success - PDF
Estrategias Sensoriales Para El Éxito Escolar- PDF

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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