Parent & caregiver Programs
Cocktails & Bureaucracy
Cocktails and Bureaucracy is Extreme Kids & Crew's ongoing series of workshops / support groups in which panelists and parents share advocacy resources and information. Join us for an informal evening gathering at Freddy's Bar.
Wed, Mar 21
Snow Day Cancellation
Cocktails & Bureaucracy School Discipline and Behavior Supports
All too frequently, children with disabilities are penalized for behaviors at
school rather than receiving the supports and accommodations that would
allow them to be successful. This month we’ll discuss the educational rights of
students with disabilities who face behavioral challenges in school.
The evening will include information on behavioral supports, interventions
and special protections for students removed from class or suspended from
Location: Freddy's Bar (back room), 627 5th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215
Next event: Raising a Self-Advocate, April 18
Queens Parents Workshop
Join us for a Saturday morning parent workshop at the Ridgewood Space to discuss the services available to families with children with disabilities. These seasonal events will be led by professionals in the disability community and disabled adults, with the goal to provide a better understanding to the NYC services system, and what it means to grow up with a disability and flourish.
Sat, Apr 28
Queens Parents Workshop Benefits & Entitlements with Gary Shulman Ms. Ed.
We will explore governmental and non-governmental support services, benefits and entitlements.
Registration coming soon for this free event!
Coffee & Conversation
This monthly group, loosely lead by Extreme Kids & Crew’s Executive Director, is available to parents whose children are participating in KEEN New York's basketball program in Brooklyn. Head out for some much deserved respite time, or stick around nearby with fellow parents and chat. Discussion topics are meant to connect and support, or simply entertain. The group will decide the structure, or lack thereof. Coffee, lots of coffee, will be provided.
Next Event: April 8, 10:00-11:00am
Sign up for KEEN New York's Brooklyn basketball program to receive an invitation to Coffee & Conversation.
Extreme Kids & Crew is currently taking applications for Powerful Parents, a FREE six-week series for parents of kids with disabilities beginning this April.
Know your rights. Know your options.
This program will provide tips, tools, resources and strategies to achieve your goals for your child and family. Participants will have opportunities to learn from experts as well as each other.
- Dinner will be served.
- Childcare will be available for those who need it.
- Transportation can be provided - just ask :)
Fill out a form by following the link button or stop by P.S. 15 room 133 to complete the application in-person. Please give us a call beforehand to make sure we’re available.
Location: P.S. 15 - 71 Sullivan Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231
Contact info: Diana Baron-Moore, Program Director
firstname.lastname@example.org | 347-410-6050