Self Directed Legal Guardianship Workshop
This workshop is
designed to assist prospective guardians in completing line by line the
application for 17-A Guardianship for the New York State Surrogate Court
REGISTER ONLINE or contact Lynn Proietti at (631) 369-7345 ext. 107
For more information, please contact Joy O'Shaughnessy (ext. 208) or Ken Miller (ext. 106)
Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Cornell Cooperative Extension
Many thanks to all of you who made EEDA’s 2013 Gala both wonderful and memorable. Success is only achieved through dedicated people with visionary ideals. Everyone contributes in a special and meaningful way; our vendors, parents, consumers, staff and volunteers.
2014 information to come!
LIDDSO - Information for Parents and Professionals 2013
A two hour overview
introduces families and professionals to the types of supports and services
available. Topics include: Eligibility, Family Support Services, Medicaid
Service Coordination, Home and Community Based Waiver, Employment Services,
Residential Services (including Family Care), Medicaid, SSI and Self
NYS Partner in Policymaking Accepting New Member Applications
The NYS Partners in
Policymaking program is an innovative leadership training opportunity for
individuals with developmental disabilities and family members. During an
eight month course, participants gain knowledge, skills, and confidence to make
changes in policy, perception, and treatment of individuals with disabilities.
Upon completion of the program, participants join a graduate network. The
2013 NYS Partners program is offered as a series of interactive modules and
webinars, with one state-wide and one regional meeting. The program
focuses on including self-advocates and individuals from diverse backgrounds,
and on developing participant’s familiarity with technology and on-line
communication tools for advocacy.
For an informational overview of the Partners in Policymaking program, visit: http://nyspip.org/documents/PartnersFlyer.pdf
To fill out an online application, visit: www.nyspip.org and fill out the online application.
Deadline for the 2013 class is December 1, 2012.
A one day surf camp
where children with Autism can experience surfing. For more information or to
register, visit the Surfers Healing website.
Ditch Plains Beach, Montauk, NY
September 13, 2013
John V. Beltrani Memorial Golf Classic
Supporters have the
opportunity to participate as a player, sponsor or dinner
September 30, 2013
Planning Ahead: What You Need to Know Now
EEDA presented a
series of free hands-on workshops for caregivers, professionals and individuals
with developmental disabilities to assist them in planning for the future.
Click on the links below to see some of the conference materials.
Planning Ahead: What You Need to Know Now, Lisa Meyer Fertal, CEO
Informed Consent vs. Guardianship, Regina Brandow, Esq
Residential Services, Sonia Hill and Chris Zarella, Residential Services
Spotlight on Talent
All staff, program
participants and their families are invited to showcase their
Moose Lodge, Riverhead, NY
have the opportunity to "Rock the Night Away" at this formal dinner dance.
EEDA's Inaugural Winter Formal was held February 2010.
2013 Date TBD
EEDA's Annual Picnic
All staff, program
participants and their families have a BBQ picnic with games, etc.
Indian Island Park, Riverhead, NY
2013 Date TBD
Team Spirit Award (twice per year)
The residences have the opportunity to compete to win a prize for achievement in various categories of individual care, maintenance of the home, activities, support of consumers and working as a team.
Current Team Spirit Recipients: 8 Bells IRA