May 07, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE
Join us on May 7th at 10:00 AM for a discussion, Q&A, and light refreshments with experts and mothers, Theresa Revans-McMenimon and Angeliki Parashis.
Transition Planning for the Special Needs Parent will enlighten parents on their rights and potential pitfalls of raising and planning for a child with special needs from initial diagnosis to the college years.
Angeliki and Theresa will speak from experience as professionals and parents raising children with special needs. Come hear this heartwarming talk and learn how you can help your child through academic and other life transitions!
This event is FREE, but you must RSVP using this link (please do not use the REGISTER button on this page):
Taught by Angeliki Parashis and Theresa Revans-McMenimon
Angeliki Parashis earned her Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling from New York University. She has over 25 years of experience in the human services field supporting children and adults with specialized needs. She has served as an ADA Coordinator, Information and Referral specialist and Case Manager in County Government, Director of a non-profit organization servicing Deaf and Hard of Hearing young adults seeking employment, and Coordinator for several organizations in secondary and post-secondary educational settings. In addition to her work with College Steps, Angeliki is the Coordinator of Sign Language Interpreter Services at WCC, Counselor for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and American Sign Language Instructor.
Theresa Revans-McMenimon is both a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Mental Health Counselor. In addition, she has completed training as a family specialist in LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) through WIHD (Westchester Institute for Human Development) and New York Medical College. She is a certified parent trainer in STEP techniques. Theresa has over 23 years of experience serving the disabled community as an evaluator and counselor. She is an adjunct for Westchester Community College assisting students on the Autism Spectrum and creator of Transition Boot Camp. In addition, Theresa is president of a small non-profit. She is a parent of a child with autism and brings a dual perspective as a parent and provider.