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YMCA Diverse Abilities Program Survey!!

Penfield SEPTA has been successfully collaborating with Eastside YMCA on a swim program for children who may need extra help to participate.  Please take a few minutes to complete this survey on other activities you would like to see SEPTA and Eastside YMCA provide.

It is due March 31st!

YMCA Diverse Abilities Program Survey



Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Office of People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) Overview

Please Click here to find Powerpoint for January’s meeting on reading your child’s IEP


Attention: Please see our page  “Goals and Objectives” for an update!!


SEPTA Speaker Series 2017-18

SEPTEMBER 20 –Open House | Meet and Greet

OCTOBER 11- YMCA EASTSIDE | Program Open House

NOVEMBER 15- ****Joint Session

Mary Beth Fussa, MS Ed | Center for Social Intelligence | Executive Functioning

Dr. Danielle Morris | ADHD

DECEMBER – BOOK FAIR | Barnes and Nobles

JANUARY 31- IEP Overview: How to get the most effective IEP for your child

Presentation by Rachel Rosner | Director of Education and Support at Autism UP

FEBRUARY 28- ****Joint session

Patricia Corbett-Dick, PNP, RN | Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at Golisano Children’s Hospital

Best Practices for Managing after school activities/ behaviors: How to balance home and school more effectively

MARCH 21- OPWDD overview

Presentation by Amy Albanese and Jessica Wallace | ARC of Monroe County

APRIL 18- State of Special Education | Scott Dreschler | Director of Special Education

MAY 23- ACCESS/VR and JOB PATH– What is it and how does it impact my child’s transition?

Presentation | ARC of Monroe

JUNE 13- Election of Officers for 2018-19 school year


SEPTA Swim Continuing at Eastside YMCA this School Year!

    Penfield SEPTA has partnered with the Eastside YMCA to develop an after school swimming program for ALL students. The focus of this program will be to develop swimming skills, as well as working to improve socialization skills.

New Session

February 28th - March 28th, 2018.

3:30-4:00 pm OR 4:00- 4:30 p.m.

Cost: $40 for the 5-week program

$30 for YMCA members

Please call Eastside Y to register: (585) 341-4000 or email Sean Anne: seana@rochesterymca.org to register or for any questions about registration.

Please email Mary Salluzzo, SEPTA Recreation Chair: salluzzo23@yahoo.com for any other questions about the program.

Please contact TIES coordinator, Brenda Killackey-Jones: penfieldties@gmail.com regarding a TIES volunteer for your Penfield student. (If your student is in another school district, please contact that district’s TIES coordinator).

Please note: PCSD does not provide transportation to the Eastside YMCA for this program.

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