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Autism Initiative @ The Metropolitan Parent Center

Friday, March 2, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)


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Transition Planning, ACCESS-VR Mar 2, 2018 Free  


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March 2nd, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Transition Planning, the Basics: ACCES-VR Services

Presenters: George Gonzalez, Access-VR, Manhattan

Transition services are intended to prepare students to move from the world of school to the world of adulthood. Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) coordinates appropriate services for youth with disabilities who are completing high school and entering adult vocational rehabilitation and related services. This workshop will discuss the services provided by Acces-VR and answer your questions about transition issues.

Questions? Please call Godfrey Rivera at 212 643-2840, ext. 307 or e-mail at


***Simultaneous English/Spanish translation available - Light refreshments will be served***


*** The events are only for adults, we do not offer childcare service ***


Transportation: # 4, 5, 6 subways to 125th Street (Manhattan)


Buses # X8O, M35, M60, M100, M101, & Bx15 to 125th St.




Marzo 2 de 2018 de  10:00 am a 12:00 pm

Planificación de la transición, los fundamentos: Los servicios de ACCESS-VR

¿Cuáles son sus sueños y esperanzas para su hijo después de la vida escolar? El objetivo de los servicios de transición es ayudar a preparar a los estudiantes que están terminando la escuela a ingresar al mundo de la adultez. ACCESS-VR coordina servicios apropiados para los jóvenes con discapacidades que están completando la escuela secundaria, servicios vocacionales para adultos y servicios relacionados.

Este taller está dirigido por un funcionario de la oficina de Harlem de ACCESS-VR, él explicara los servicios disponibles y como acceder a ellos, además, estará disponible para responder todas sus preguntas.

Pregntas? Puede hablar con el Sr. Godfrey Rivera at 212 643-2840, ext. 307 o e-mail at


***Traducción simultánea al español disponible para todos los talleres ***    * Refrescos serán servidos*


* Presentaciones y grupo de apoyo son para adultos solamente, no se ofrece servicio de cuido de niños*

Transporte Publico:  trenes # 4, 5, 6  hasta la  125th Street (Manhattan)

Buses # X8O, M35, M60, M100, M101, & Bx15 parada 125th St.



Have questions about ACCES-VR WORKSHOP? Contact Autism Initiative @ The Metropolitan Parent Center

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Sinergia Inc
2082 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10035

Friday, March 2, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)

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Autism Initiative @ The Metropolitan Parent Center

The Metropolitan Parent Center offers training presented on a variety of topics related to special education, ranging from one-time workshops on topics of current interest to an intensive advocacy series designed to develop the knowledge and skills of parents to advocate for their own children and assist other parents.  Training sessions are detailed in our online calendar, and offered year-round at Sinergia or at host organizations. MPC also provides one-to-one assistance and advocacy to help parents resolve special education issues. 

Autism Initiative: 

The Center's Autism Initiative is a significant project that provides free support and training to parents of children on the autism spectrum. It also offers an arts program for children on the spectrum, ages 3 to 13, as well as an integrated transition program for younger adults ages 14 up to 21.

The program, incorporates a series of workshops (in English and Spanish) and  Desayunos - Encuentros for Spanish speaking parents, which provide families with an intimate and informal settings where they came together to learn, share experiences, resources and ideas.

Autims Initiative workshops, Series and Support Group for Spanish speaking parents, are generously funded by the New York City Council Autism Awareness Initiative and Hon. Councilwoma Melissa Mark viverito 

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