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Inclusive Services at the Brooklyn Public Library

posted Mar 29, 2018, 9:44 AM by District 22   [ updated Mar 29, 2018, 9:45 AM ]
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Spotlight on Our Skills

April 2, 5-7:30pm
Central Library
Dweck Auditorium
10 Grand Army Plaza

Teens, come and share your talent with New York State Promise and learn about opportunities to build and grow your skills. Share your art work, dance your dance, play your tune, sing out loud, share your poetry and act your heart out.

To secure a spot on stage contact New York Promise case workers Alesha Robinson 646.823.7901 or Melanie Reid 718.673.2740.
For more information call 718.253.4948.


Robotics with Ozobots

April 2, 1-2:30pm
Information Commons Lab
Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza

Markers and robots? Yes! Explore the world of robotics with Ozobots!
For youth ages 13 and up with and without disabilities.

For more information call 718.253.4948.


Navigating Your Child’s Disability: One-to-One Expert Assistance Is Here!

April 4, 10am-1pm
Information Commons, Room 2
Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza

We can provide one-to-one help for you and your child with the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process, early childhood services and programs, transition planning, transportation issues, camps, afterschool and other community resources.

Se habla español
Drop-in or call to make an appointment 212.677.4650. ext. 19
For more information call 718.253.4948


Bilingual ASL Storytime

April 7, 12-2pm
Information Commons
Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza

Bilingual ASL Storytime for children.

For more information call 718.253.4948


Developmental Disabilities Services for Individuals and Families from Birth to Age 23

April 10, 10am-1pm
Trustees Room
Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza

Learn about developmental services from individuals with disabilities, family members, providers and advocates. Find out about, respite, family reimbursement, waiver Services and much, much more.
Presented by the Children’s Services and Transition Committees of Brooklyn Developmental Disabilities Council and the Brooklyn Early Childhood Direction Center.

Se habla español. Spanish interpretation will be provided.

For more information or interpretation into other languages call 718.253.4948 or go to bklynlibrary.org.


Parent Member IEP Training: A Free Workshop from includenyc:

April 12, 9am-1pm
Trustees Room
Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza

Become a certified Parent Member of the IEP Team! The Parent Member is a member of the IEP team that supports a parent of a child with a disability at their IEP meeting. In this state approved training, you will learn about procedures and regulation.

Presented by: Ruth DiRoma. For more information call Telicia at 212.677.4650 ext. 21

Spanish interpretation will be provided.
Registration required https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fclick.bklynlibraryinfo.org%2F%3Fqs%3D2e677837ba55f7a59c0e8d079acf75cbe498019c05c98929874a18423c8cac97d1e2b0b1b30c2a32a20c46620fba21ca133327153c0494e7&data=02%7C01%7Cldalton%40schools.nyc.gov%7C32dab38739af406cf5c708d5957517fe%7C18492cb7ef45456185710c42e5f7ac07%7C0%7C0%7C636579252498541054&sdata=sdPlG2GB%2FM6AD5M0STWomWQ%2Bo4spEHWCwTHyu1EuRJw%3D&reserved=0


Voices of Power: A Monthly Get Together for Young Adults with Disabilities

April 13, 11am-1pm
Central Library, Room 214
10 Grand Army Plaza

Build a community and provide a voice for everyone to share the things that are meaningful in our lives. Join people with disabilities, parents, caregivers and educators as we discuss disability related subjects.

Facilitated by: Trina Hazell
ASL interpreters available upon request. For more information call 718.253.4948


Universal Makerspace

April 14, 10am-11am
Information Commons Lab
Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza

An accessible space for experimenting and hanging out, where teens can innovate, create and make something great!

Se habla español.
For youth ages 13 and up with and without disabilities.
For more information call 718.253.4948


Taming Tantrums, Managing Meltdowns: How to Help with Behavior Issues

April 15, 2-3pm
Room 214
Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza

Join Understood and other local parents for a workshop to learn practical tips to help manage behavior problems related to learning and attention issues.

For more information call 718.253.4948


Music For Autism Presents: Fair Trade Trio

April 21, 1-2pm
Park Slope Library
431 6th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 1215

The trio specializes in creating accessible performances for all audiences and has a mission to champion the works of living female composers alongside the standard chamber music canon.

Join us for this autism-friendly, interactive sensory friendly concert. You must register for this event at https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=www.musicforautism.org&data=02%7C01%7Cldalton%40schools.nyc.gov%7C32dab38739af406cf5c708d5957517fe%7C18492cb7ef45456185710c42e5f7ac07%7C0%7C0%7C636579252498541054&sdata=EiW5GERgmz%2BrvaS9CXASNRlADj4sWnYXSpN5Ymq2o5M%3D&reserved=0 or call 646.964.6487, ext.1

Music for Autism provides free interactive, autism-friendly concerts for individuals with autism and their families.


Adaptive Gaming Arcade: Gaming for All!

April 22, 1-4pm
Information Commons Lab
Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza

Join us for fun filled afternoons of Minecraft, rumble patch controllers, Wii and more.

Se habla Español
Ages 13 and up with and without disabilities.

For more information call 718.253.4948


Understood.org: Celebrating Success and Self-Esteem

April 24, 6-7pm
Central Library, Room 214
10 Grand Army Plaza

For more information call 718.253.4948


Alliance for School Integration and Desegregation General Meeting

April 24, 4-7pm
Williamsburg Library
240 Divisions Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Presented by Natasha Capers, Coordinator for Coalition for Educational Justice

Join us to discuss school integration and desegregation, culturally responsive education and parent advocacy. Learn more about educational equality.

Please RSVP at https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fclick.bklynlibraryinfo.org%2F%3Fqs%3D2e677837ba55f7a5ab65438015b6a999474038b866852f1a70c22f6a0cbba58685e1e516f73ffa9a79476999fd080131781b98b8cdc494a4&data=02%7C01%7Cldalton%40schools.nyc.gov%7C32dab38739af406cf5c708d5957517fe%7C18492cb7ef45456185710c42e5f7ac07%7C0%7C0%7C636579252498541054&sdata=DQ%2F0Bo1RiSNrSnez32JW6MQqB2YqXcMy1YGSPcQizWI%3D&reserved=0

For more information call 718.253.4948



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For questions about these programs or the services we offer, please contact Zadine Richardson at zrichardson@bklynlibrary.org or call 718.253.4948.
   
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Inclusive Services is partially funded by Coordinated Outreach Library Services aid from the New York State Education Department, administered by the State Library’s Division of Library Development.  Additional funding is provided by Stop & Stor Charitable Fund, Williams, Bridges Ride for Autism, Sagalyn Family Fund, the Brooklyn Eagles–a group of young and engaged supporters of Brooklyn Public Library, and through endowment funds established by The Joseph LeRoy and Ann C. Warner Fund and the Ilma F. Kern Foundation.


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