Graduation options in NY State Tourette Association of America, Greater NY State Chapter

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I am pleased to send to you the Spring 2015 Summary on Diploma and Credential Options for Students with Disabilities in the State of NY.  The newsletter attached was provided by SUPAC (SU Parent Assistance Center) and explains the multiple graduation and exiting options available to students with disabilities.  I hope that you find it helpful.

 
Sue Conners

Upcoming Central NY Workshop

Is your child with neurological disorders struggling in school?
 
Are you struggling to obtain appropriate services and accommodations for your child?
 
This is a must attend workshop!!!
 
Saturday, May 23
Baldwinsville  Library
10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Only $6.00 (for lunch and coffee and electronic handouts)
 
We will be discussing Tourette Syndrome, ADHD, OCD, ASD, Anxiety, Dysgraphia, Executive Dysfunction, Sensory Processing Disorder, Rage, Learning Disabilities, etc.
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WATCH 20/20 THIS FRIDAY MARCH 13th

TSA Greater NY State
20/20 – Friday, March 13
 
Featuring Our Own Isabella Constantino
College Student, Youth Ambassador, Camp Counselor Extraordinaire
Tune in tomorrow, Friday, March 13 at 10:00 pm EST on ABC for “20/20” which will focus on successful individuals in sports and the arts who have TS.
Featured will be actor and National Tourette Syndrome Ambassador Dash Mihok; Olympic swimmer Anthony Ervin and TSA Youth Ambassador Isabella. In addition, Dr. Jonathan Mink, from the University of Rochester, and the co-chair of TSA’s Scientific Advisory Board, will talk about the science behind TS and if it actually does help athletes perform better.
 
You can read more on the “20/20” website here – http://abcnews.go.com/Health/tourette-syndrome-make-superior-athlete/story?id=24977715 – and tune intomorrow to watch the full show.

Snowmobile Riding Event

On Saturday, February 7, our Central NY Support group participated in a Snowmobile Riding event hosted by the Town of Clay Recreation Department for children of all ages with disabilities. Several kids from our CNY group attended with their parents and had a wonderful time taking several rides each acrossthe snowmobile trails after which they were treated to pizza, cookies, hot chocolate and other treats. Thanks so much to the

Town of Clay for hosting this terrific event. See pictures of kids from our chapter who attended.