Upcoming Community Events
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Location: Greenburgh Public Library, 300 Tarrytown Road , Elmsford, NY 10523
Time: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Presented by Littman Krooks LLP and New Frontiers in Learning
Depression, anxiety and mental health issues pose challenges for many students. If your college-bound student is susceptible to depression or anxiety, you should understand the transition process.
- Differences between high school and the world of postsecondary education
- Skills related to being a successful college student: executive functioning, independence, self-advocacy, and social communication
- Limitations and differences in parental support and advocacy
- How students must navigate and access the college environment and understand resources
- Understanding college withdrawal, accommodation and re-admission policies
- What to do in a possible crisis
- How to support a young adult resistant to help
- Student and parent legal rights
- Available resources
This workshop is open to parents, professionals and students.
Samantha Feinman, Director, New Frontiers in Learning
Marion Walsh, Esq., Attorney, Littman Krooks LLP
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 914.898.2114. Please provide your name, phone number, email address and number of people attending
Friday, April 28, 2017
OPWDD: Approvals, Appeals & Pitfalls
Location: Select Human Services, Inc. (Presentation Room), 17-19 Marble Ave, Pleasantville, NY 10570
Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Join Littman Krooks education attorney Marion M. Walsh, Esq., and special education advocate Sandy Rosenbaum to discuss:
- Reviewing the application and appeal process for eligibility of OPWDD benefits including:
- Analysis of documentation required for application;
- Three-step process for appealing a denial of eligibility
For more information, contact Tara Klein at email@example.com
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Location: Brightview Senior Living, 581 Old White Plains Road, White Plains, NY 10591
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Local experts to discuss organizing and downsizing, selling your home, and making the move to an assisted living facility. Littman Krooks partner, Elizabeth Valentin, Esq., to present. Contact Marianne or Kaitlin to RSVP at 914-297-8594 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. To download the event flyer, click here.
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Location: PAL Building, 127 North Broadway, Yonkers, NY
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stop by our table at this family-friendly event. Littman Krooks special education advocate, Nicole Garcia to attend. For more information, contact DaQueen Monroe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Location: Jefferson Village Community Center, 3480 Hill Blvd. , Yorktown Heights, NY
Time: 12:00 am
Learn about Wills & Trusts, Medicare Planning, Medicaid Planning, Long-term Care insurance, and general estate planning matters. Littman Krooks partner, Elizabeth Valentin, Esq., to present. For registration and additional program information, please call 914-813-6300.
Friday, May 19, 2017
Location: Arc of Westchester, 265 Saw Mill Road, Hawthorne, New York 10532
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
(Co-hosted by Arc of Westchester, Mercy College, AHRC New York and the Westchester Library System)
Tech Supports for Cognition & Learning: Everyday Applications & Emerging Trends, is the first of its kind collaborative conference that focuses on cognition and learning while exploring how technology can assist in everyday lives. To learn more about this conference, click here.
Conference Fee: Registration fee includes breakfast, lunch and materials. Mercy College will provide a certificate of contact hours at the completion of the conference.Some electronic devices will be available, however, attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptops, smartphones and tablets. Checks, credit cards or purchase orders are accepted. $50 Students, Family Members, Individuals with I/DD, Mercy Alumni | $100 Professionals (Early Bird Fee) | $125 Professionals (After May 1st)
If you have questions about the conference, please contact Regina Moore, 914.495.4573 or email email@example.com.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Location: Rye Town Park, 95 Dearborn Ave, Rye , NY 10580
Time: 12:00 am - 8:30 am
NAMIWalks successfully promotes awareness, encourages understanding and combats stigma. It is a great community event on a spring morning by the water. Refreshments, kids’ events and more make it a fun experience for all, raising both awareness and much-needed funds, ensuring that NAMI’s mental health programs and services provide help and hope at no cost to individuals and families. To register, click here.
For more information, contact Walk Manager: Marie Considine | contact info: 914-258-7613 or firstname.lastname@example.org.