Assistive Technology for Education

Wednesday, February 13, 2019
12noon - 2:00 PM

Parents, school personnel and community providers are invited to join us for this informative workshop which will provide an overview of the different areas of Assistive Technology and how Assistive Technology can assist students with disabilities in accessing the curriculum. Topics covered will include, among others: reading, writing, computer access, iPad apps, Chromebooks and more.

*Attendees may bring brown bag lunch

Westchester Institute for

Human Development
Cedarwood Hall
Valhalla, NY 10595
*Please note there is a fee for parking

Presented by
Izel Obermeyer MS, OTR/L, ATP, FAOTA
Westchester Institute for Human Development

Click HERE to register

If you have problems registering, please call Jessica Baumann
at Putnam Independent Living Services: 845.228.7457 x1108
or email

Graduation Options for

Students with IEPs

Friday, March 1, 2019
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Join us as we examine all graduation and exiting options for students with disabilities
including the 4+1 Pathway, the appeal process, local diploma options, Superintendent
Determination, the Career Development and Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement
Credential and the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential
Please Note: This workshop is intended as an overview only. Participants will learn about graduation options,
updates to diploma requirements and eligibility requirements for the CDOS and Skills credentials.

Location: The Mahopac Library
668 Route Six
Mahopac, NY 10541​​​

Presenter: Stephanie Wozniak, MS, LMHC, Transition Specialist
Lower Hudson Regional Special Education -
Technical Assistance Support Center, PNW BOCES

Click HERE to Register

If you have problems registering,

please call Jessica Baumann
at Putnam Independent Living Services: 845.228.7457 x1108
or email

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About the Lower Hudson Task Force

The Lower-Hudson Task Force is committed to improving educational access and outcomes for students with disabilities through a collaborative regional and statewide network of stakeholders representing a variety of perspectives in addressing the special education needs of students in Putnam, Rockland, and Westchester counties, as well as New York State.