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QCDD Family Support Services Conference

October 27 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Queens, NY, 11367 

Student Union – 4th Floor” (at Queens College), “located on the campus at the corner of Kissena Blvd and Melbourne Ave”



FREE for Self-Advocates, Families, & Caregivers: CLICK HERE
$35* for Professionals: CLICK HERE
$150* for Non-Profit QCDD members (a member is an agency whose annual dues are paid in full) /$200* for Non-Profit Agencies who are not QCDD members/$250* for For-Profit Agencies who would like to register a table for the Resource Fair: CLICK HERE
*Payable by CHECK ONLY.
PAYABLE TO: Queens Council on Developmental Disabilities (QCDD)
MAIL TO: Mary Knox, Heaven’s Hands Community Services, Attn: FSF Resource Fair Registration, 882 3rd Ave., 10th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11232


Registration / Continental Breakfast:  8:00—8:45
Welcome / Keynote / QCDD June Marcus Award honoring Donna Limiti / Beverly Berger Family Advocacy Award:  8:45—10:00
Workshops:  10:30—2:00 / 1 – 2:30pm
Break 12:00 – 1:00
Resource Fair, including “Get Smart, Get Connected!”:  10:00—3:00


Additional Information:


  • Front Door in English and Spanish
  • Benefits and Entitlements
  • Self Direction from Start to Finish: Panel including people receiving services, broker, service providers and OPWDD
  • Understanding the IEP Process
  • Transition to Adult Services: From Entitlement to Eligibility
  • Legislative Advocacy 101, including all updates on Federal and State Medicaid, Managed Care and Social Security Legislation and Benefit Changes
  • Crisis Behavior Management Panel Including NY START and other service providers


Resource Fair

Representatives from OPWDD Agencies, Private and non-Profit Vendors and other service providers can answer questions regarding access to their specific goods and services. Includes Get Smart! Get Connected! for which respresentatives can answer your questions about the Front Door, enrollment process, services and entitlements.

Interpretation Services

Live interpretation will be available in Spanish and Mandarin only. If you will require the services of an interpreter, please indicate your need on the registration form.

Certificates of Attendance available on request.


October 27, 2017
8:00 am - 3:00 pm