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posted May 23, 2019, 12:15 PM by District 22   [ updated May 23, 2019, 12:15 PM ]

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Brooklyn Hackathon & Exploratorium June 1

posted May 21, 2019, 7:15 PM by District 22   [ updated May 21, 2019, 7:16 PM ]

FREE EVENT Wanna learn more about computer science and have the BEST TIME EVER while doing it? Then JOIN US for the 2019 Brooklyn Hackathon & Exploratorium!

Don't know anything about coding? That's OK! We will show you!

Schedule for the day
9:00 am - 3:30 pm Hackathon for Grades 6-12
9:00 am - 11:30 am Exploratorium for Grades 3-5
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm Exploratorium for Grades K-2

PSAL would like welcome NYC families to the PSAL Big Apple Games FREE summer program!

posted May 21, 2019, 7:12 PM by District 22   [ updated May 21, 2019, 7:13 PM ]

PSAL would like welcome NYC families to the PSAL Big Apple Games FREE summer program!

The Big Apple Games is an extension of the Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL). The program targets students from ages 8-18 including students with special needs.

The 2018 summer program will operate from Monday, July 8th to Thursday, August 8th. Big Apple Games programming includes a full day camp including arts & crafts, as well as sport-specific programming. Breakfast/lunch is included! Registration is now open! Toregister online for a Big Apple Games program near you, sign up here: https://www.psal.org/psalapps/bigapple/#/registration

Parents are also welcome to register children in-person on the first day of camp. For more information regarding Big Apple Games, please visit this link: http://www.psal.org/articles/article-detail.aspx#28325

The New York Historical Society offers a FREE program to prepare permanent residents for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services naturalization exam

posted May 21, 2019, 7:10 PM by District 22   [ updated May 21, 2019, 7:11 PM ]

The New York Historical Society offers a FREE program to prepare permanent residents for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) naturalization exam. Engage parents and strengthen community ties by bringing this grant-funded program intoyour school.

The 24-hour interactive program covers all 100 civics questions and includes preparation for the naturalization exam.

To attend The Citizenship Project, please click here.https://www.nyhistory.org/education/citizenship-project

World Science Festival May 22 to June 2

posted May 21, 2019, 7:08 PM by District 22   [ updated May 21, 2019, 7:08 PM ]

The World Science Festival returns to New York City from May 22 to June 2, and we want you and your school to join us! Explore New York City’s waterways, gaze at the stars in Brooklyn Bridge Park, let your inner scientist out, and so much more at this year's World Science Festival. 


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Ukrainian Village at Sheepshead Bay Library June Events

posted May 21, 2019, 7:05 PM by District 22   [ updated May 21, 2019, 7:06 PM ]

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Gateway Activities May

posted May 14, 2019, 5:55 AM by District 22   [ updated May 14, 2019, 5:55 AM ]


Horseshoe crabs breeding, Jamaica Bay, photo by Don Riepe.

Jamaica Bay
Jr. Angler Fishing Clinic
Canarsie Pier
Saturday, May 18
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Are you a first time or novice angler? Join NPS rangers in our fishing clinic. We will teach you everything from how to set up your pole, the rules and regulations of fishing in Jamaica Bay and about the fish that live in the waters of the bay! Children will earn a special Jr. Ranger badge for participating.
 
The Full Flower Moon
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Saturday, May 18
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
See the park after dark! Take a nighttime hike around West Pond with a National Park Ranger. Learn more about the nocturnal residents of the Refuge. Call 718-318-4340 to reserve a spot. ♥ 1.7 miles.
 
Horseshoe Crab Festival
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge          
Sunday, May 19
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Join us for a day of celebrating the annual arrival of the ancient horseshoe crabs to our local shores. Thousands of these amazing creatures will be coming on shore this month to mate. You'll have a chance to get up close and personal with these animals that are older than the dinosaurs.
 
Sandy Hook

Clean Ocean Action's 31st Annual Spring Student Summit
Wednesday, May 15th
Thursday, May 16th
9 AM - 12:30 PM
Applications are available at www.cleanoceanaction.org
For more information call 732-872-0111
 
Horseshoe Crab Walk
American Littoral Society
Parking Lot B
Friday, May 17
6 PM - 8 PM
Get up close and personal with a living fossil. Take an evening walk along Plum Island to look for spawning horseshoe crabs. Wear foot gear that can get wet.
Please call 732-291-0055 for more information and to reserve. Cost: Members $10/Non-members $20.
♥ 1 mile.

Junior Ranger Program:Horseshoe Crabs
(Conservation Status:  Near Threatened)
Parking Lot B
Saturday, May 18
5:30 PM - 7 PM
Celebrate National Endangered Species Day a day late. Meet up with a park ranger and learn about the natural history of horseshoe crabs, and why they annually visit Sandy Hook's shores during the full moon phases in May & June. Wear shoes that can get wet. Reservations required, please call (732) 872-5970.
 
Gateway Program Guide for Spring
Find these programs and more at:
https://www.nps.gov/gate/planyourvisit/index.htm 

Charles Markis, Program Guide Editor
 

Gateway NRA | www.nps.gov/GATE

7th Grade Families High School Admissions Workshops

posted May 6, 2019, 6:51 PM by District 22   [ updated May 8, 2019, 12:31 PM ]

7th Grade Families: We encourage families of seventh grade students to attend a High School Admissions Family Workshop. This year’s workshops will take place in June, and will replace the family events that previously took place in May and July. At the workshops, families can learn about the high school application process and learn about admissions to the specialized high schools, all in one place. Families can also speak to representatives from the specialized high schools at each event. 

Workshops will include:
Building a balanced high school application;
Finding NYC high schools that fit their child’s interests;
Information about the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT); and
Information about LaGuardia High School auditions.



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Adapt Community Network Free Workshops May/June

posted May 6, 2019, 5:35 PM by District 22   [ updated May 6, 2019, 5:36 PM ]

FREE WORKSHOPS

May 2019

-and-  Early June 2019

 

Workshops for all parents, professionals, and caregivers. No children please.


CALM, COOL & COLLECTED: EMOTION REGULATION


Wednesday, May 8, 2019               160 Lawrence Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11230 – Room 205                                                            Time: 10am-12pm. This workshop will explain “What is emotion regulation”? Will provide tools for helping children understand and manage difficult emotions such as anger, frustration and disappointment; will discuss ways to develop retreat spaces that allow children to self-regulate  and help achieve peace in their environment. This workshop will teach calming techniques including relaxation exercises, movement breaks, and sensory materials to help young children begin to express and learn their emotions. Presenter: Ramapo for Children

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN REGARD TO INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (ABA) AND OTHER AUTISM SERVICES

Thursday, May 16, 2019              1770 Stillwell Avenue, Bronx, NY 10469- Second Floor                                                                 Time: 10am-12pm.

In this presentation Yvonne Mc Namee will provide an overview of the 2019 updates and changes for insurance coverage of Autism services for both providers and insured families. Yvonne will provide information about how to initiate insurance coverage with an insurance carrier; how to approach an insurance plan as a provider and how to approach the carrier as a member/insured. She will go over the tips for completing an authorization request. Most importantly, Yvonne give an overview the new codes for billing Applied Behavior Analysis claims identifying which insurance carriers have transitioned to the new coding model. There will be ample time for questions following the

presentation. Presenter: Yvonne Mc Namee


WONDERFULLY WIGGLY: CELEBRATING SENSORY NEEDS

Wednesday, May 22, 2019           281 Port Richmond, Staten Island, NY 10302- Lower Level                                                                                                                                                        Time: 10am-12pm. In this workshop you will learn to identify specific strategies for supporting and including young children with a variety of sensory needs and abilities in their daycare or preschool setting. Join us to learn specific tools to support these children, such as anticipating problematic times/activities, decoding behavior into feelings, and developing tools for self-management.


Presenter: Ramapo for Children

USING SOCIAL STORIES AND VISUAL SUPPORTS TO BUILD SOCIAL SKILLS


Thursday, May 30, 2019             80 West End Avenue, New York, NY 10023 – Room 124                                                       Time: 10am-12pm Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other Developmental Disabilities can often exhibit behaviors that may be challenging for parents, caregivers and educators. In this workshop, we will discuss how visual supports and social stories can be used to target problem behaviors. We will explore specific examples of how to create different types of visual supports (visual schedules, visual boundaries, visual labels, and visual locators) as well as discuss the steps to creating social stories. Presenter, Sarah Kern, LCSW, NYU Child Study Center

COPING SKILLS AND WAYS TO IMPROVE SOCIAL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR CHILDREN WITH ASD


Wednesday, June 5, 2019             160 Lawrence Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11230 – Room 205                                                        Time: 10am-12pm In this workshop the presenter will be reviewing some of the common communication challenges for young children with ASD, understanding several of the common reasons underlying challenging behaviors in young children, and reviewing several strategies to encourage increased communication and social skills in this population. Presenter, Catherine Workman, MD, NYU Child Study Center

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND MANAGING CHALLENGING BEHAVIORS

Thursday, June 13, 2019              1770 Stillwell Avenue, Bronx, NY 10469- Second Floor                                                          Time: 10am-12pm. Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other Developmental Disabilities can often exhibit behaviors that may be challenging for parents, caregivers and educators, including repetitive and restrictive behaviors. This workshop will discuss tips and techniques for understanding and managing challenging behaviors using evidence-based strategies for individuals of all ages.


Presenter, Sarah Kern, LCSW, NYU Child Study Center

To register for a workshop please call 718-436-7979 Ext. 704 or

Email familyconnect@adaptcommunitynetwork.org


 

TALLERES GRATIS

Mayo del 2019

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Principio de Junio del 2019

Talleres para padres, profesionales y cuidadores. Favor no traer niños


TRANQUILO, RELAJADO COMO AYUDAR A SUS NIÑOS A REGULAR SUS EMOCIONES


Miércoles 8 de Mayo del 2019              160 Lawrence Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11230 – Salón 205                                                                Hora: 10am-12pm. Este taller ¿Explicará "qué es la regulación de las emociones"? Proporcionará herramientas para ayudar a los niños a entender y conducir  emociones difíciles como la ira, la frustración y la decepción.Discutirá maneras de desarrollar espacios de relajamiento que permitan a los niños auto-regular y dar sentido a los sentimientos difíciles. Enseñará técnicas de relajación que incluyen ejercicios de relajación,  y  materiales sensoriales para ayudar a los niños a empezar a expresar y conocer sus emociones. Presentadora: Ramapo for Children
LO QUE USTED NECESITA SABER CON RESPECTO A LA COBERTURA DE SEGURO PARA ANÁLISIS DE COMPORTAMIENTO APLICADO (ABA, POR SUS SIGLAS EN INGLÉS) Y OTROS SERVICIOS DE AUTISMO


Jueves, 16 de Mayo del 2019                   1770 Stillwell Avenue, Bronx, NY 10469                                                                      Hora: 10am-12pm. En esta presentación Yvonne McNamee proporcionará información sobre los cambios en los planes de seguro medico que cubren los servicios de autismo. En este taller aprendera cómo y cuando debe contactar su plan de seguro medico para que su hijo(a) resiba los servicios. Se proveera consejos de cómo completer la solicitud de autorización. Lo más importante, Yvonne dara una visión general de los nuevos códigos para la facturación Aplicado Análisis de Comportamiento (ABA) reclamos e identificación de las compañías de seguros que han hecho la transición al nuevo modelo de codificación. Habrá tiempo suficiente para preguntas después de la presentación. Presentadora: Yvonne Mc Namee
MARAVILLOSAMENTE WIGGLY: CELEBRANDO NECESIDADES SENSORIALES

Miércoles, 22 de Mayo del  2019         281 Port Richmond, Staten Island, NY 10302- Nivel Bajo                                                                           Hora: 10am-12pm.

En este taller usted identificará estrategias específicas para apoyar e incluir a niños con una variedad de necesidades y habilidades sensoriales en su hogar o en la escuela. Usted aprenderá herramientas para apoyar a los niños, tales como anticipar tiempos/actividades problemáticas. Usted aprenderá a cómo entender el comportamiento y expresarlo en sentimientos y aprenderá herramientas para la auto-regulación.


Presentadora: Ramapo for Children

 

UTILIZANDO HISTORIAS SOCIALES Y SOPORTES VISUALES PARA CONSTRUIR HABILIDADES DE SOCIALIZACION

Jueves, 30 de Mayo del 2019                80 West End Avenue, New York, NY - Salón 214                                                                     Hora: 10am-12pm.

Los niños con trastorno del espectro autista (TEA) a menudo pueden exhibir conductas que pueden ser desafiantes para los padres, cuidadores y educadores. En este taller, analizaremos cómo se pueden utilizar los apoyos visuales y las historias sociales para mejorar los comportamientos desafiantes. Exploraremos ejemplos específicos de cómo crear diferentes tipos de soportes visuales (programaciones visuales, límites visuales, etiquetas visuales y localizadores visuales), así como analizar los pasos para crear historias sociales.


Presentadora: Sarah Kern, LCSW, NYU Child Study Center

 

HABILIDADES DE ADAPTACIÓN Y LAS MANERAS DE MEJORAR LAS HABILIDADES SOCIALES Y DE COMUNICACIÓN PARA LOS NIÑOS CON AUTISMO


Miércoles, 5 de Junio del 2019             160 Lawrence Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11230 – Salón 205                                                                 Hora: 10am-12pm. En este taller, se hablará de los desafios de comunicación que los niños con autismo enfrentan al igual que los factores que contribuyen con la apariencia de comportamientos desafiante. Este taller analizará sugerencias y técnicas para mejorar las habilidades de comunicación y las estrategias sociales. Presentadora, Catherine Workman, MD, NYU Child Study Center
TRASTORNO DEL ESPECTRO AUTISTA Y MANEJO DE COMPORTAMIENTOS DESAFIANTES

Jueves, 13 de Junio del 2019                    1770 Stillwell Avenue, Bronx, NY 10469                                                                       Hora: 10am-12pm.


Los niños con trastorno del espectro autista (Tea) a menudo pueden exhibir comportamientos que pueden ser desafiantes para los padres, cuidadores y educadores, incluyendo comportamientos repetitivos y restrictivos. En este taller se le dará énfasis a las técnicas que pueden ser usadas para manejar estos comportamientos. Presentadora: Sarah Kern, LCSW, NYU Child Study Center

Para registrarse a un taller llame al 718-436-7979 Ext. 704 o escriba a

familyconnect@adaptcommunitynetwork.org

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