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Family Resource Day 2018

Saturday, March 10, 2018    8:30am - 1:00pm

We invite you to attend presentations of interest, gather information about services available to you and your family, network with other families and view our gallery265 art exhibition 

Our annual FREE event will take place at The Arc Westchester's Gleeson-Israel Gateway Center, 265 Saw Mill River Road, Hawthorne, NY 10532. 

We will be offering four sessions that will address many issues of interest and importance to you and your family. Experts in the field will present these seminars.

Keynote Presentation:  NEW Care Coordination Services - 9:00am-10:30am
Learn about the shift of Medicaid Service Coordination to Care Coordination that is slated to begin on July 1, 2018. James Moran, Executive Director, Care Design New York, will discuss the changes you can expect from the move to Care Coordination organizations.


SESSION #1:  Supported Decision Making - 10:45am - 12:00pm
Lawrence Faulkner, Esq., Director of Corporate Compliance and General Counsel, Arc of Westchester; Nancy Succoso, Special Advocate for Guardianship, Arc of Westchester and Marna Solarsh, Esq. and parent, will share some alternatives to guardianship and discuss the Supported Decision Making New York Pilot Project.


SESSION #2:  Will Self-Direction Work for Me? - 10:45am - 12:00pm
Todd Pinkus, Executive Director, Meaningful New York and Barbara Blagman, Self-Direction Supervisor, Arc of Westchester, along with a family member, will provide an overview and examples of self-directed services.


SESSION #3:  OPWDD’s Front Door Process  - 10:45 a.m. - 12:45pm
OPWDD’s Front Door process overview on accessing services. This seminar will fulfill the required 2-hour class for families seeking eligibility and services.


DROP-IN TECHNOLOGY E-CAFÉ  - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Personal demonstration on iPads, APPS and Web Resources for you and your family.

Partner's Health Plan (PHP) A Managed Care Organization, will be available for individual consultations.

These sessions will fill up quickly!

Please secure your place and register online or by phone at 914.495.4531.

Register Online