Learning Disabilities and ADHD
Strategies for Home and in the Classroom

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Independent Living, Inc.
5 Washington Terrace
Newburgh, 12550

*Bring Your Lunch

- Learn to recognize specific learning issues
- Understand what ADHD is and isn't
- Find strategies to make homework less stressful

Parents, guardians, educators, school administrators, psychologists, behavior specialists, service providers, educational advocates and the general community are all encouraged to attend, learn and share perspectives to improve outcomes for students with disabilities.

Seating is limited. 

Register online through Monday 3/18/19 at:

Presented by:
Diane Troeller
Education Advocate, Independent Living, Inc.

Contact: Renee Falanga-Brenner
845-565-1162 ext. 244
*The facility is handicapped accessible​

Join us for a screening of

"intelligent lives" 
a film by Dan Habib

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Arlington High School
Large Instruction Room
1157 State Rte 55

Lagrangeville, NY 12540

Followed by a facilitated discussion with members of the Mid-Hudson Special Education Task Force, to include questions raised by the film, and other topics of interest, for example, development of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and how to access programs and services for individuals with disabilities. (Film is Open Captioned)


Please register online through Wed. 3/13/19:

Hosted by

Arlington CSD-SEPTA

Screening sponsored by

NYS Special Education Task Force

Contact: Renee Falanga-Brenner
845-565-1162 ext. 244
*The facility is handicapped accessible

Get On Our List . . .

The Mid-Hudson Special Education Task Force has an online mail list to share information about upcoming events and to allow  Executive Council members to share information with other Task Force participants . In an effort to avoid overwhelming your inbox, use of the mail list is limited to notifications of task force events and cannot be used for other purposes.  To join the Mid-Hudson mail list, subscribe here and choose “Mid.Hudson.Special.Ed.Task.Force” on the dropdown menu.  You will then receive an email request to confirm your subscription by following the link provided in the email.  It's as easy as that!  

You may also subscribe to any or all of the other regional special ed task force lists, but you will need to do so one at a time.

Upcoming Events

Mid-Hudson Task Force

About the Mid-Hudson Task Force

The Mid-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 Dutchess, Ulster, Orange and Sullivan Counties, as well as New York State.