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Upcoming Community Events

Littman Krooks LLP will be participating in the following community events. To view our list of  professional events,  click here.  To subscribe to our newsletter, please click here.

April 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

  • Catch Them Before a Fall: How to Transition a Teen with Depression or Anxiety to College

    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.

    Join us for a free workshopHow to Transition a Student with Anxiety to College. Topics to be discussed include:

    • 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.

    Presenters:
    Samantha Feinman, Director, New Frontiers in Learning
    Marion Walsh, Esq., Attorney, Littman Krooks LLP

    RSVP to events@littmankrooks.com 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 tklein@selecthumanservices.org

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017

  • 2017 Yonkers Special Needs Fair

    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 info@theautismproject-flos.org.

May 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

  • Yorktown Senior Law Day 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

  • Tech Conference for Cognition and Learning

    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 rmoore@arcwestchester.org.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

  • NAMIWalks Westchester

    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 namiwalks@namiwestchester.org.