Networking Event for Parents of Children with Special Needs

A networking event on services, care and benefits for parents of children with special needs will take place in Crown Heights.

As your friends worry about their children’s teachers, after school clubs and social activities,
parents of children with special needs have worries that extend way beyond these concerns.
Constantly changing insurance policies, planning for the future, bills piling up for specialized
toys and therapies; the list is endless.

A unique evening planned by the Friendship Circle of Brooklyn, will be held in one week on
Wednesday, February 13th at the Jewish Children’s Museum at 8:00pm and is open to all parents in the community that are raising a child with special needs.

Parents will be addressed by renowned speaker and Shliach Rabbi Ben Tzion Krasnianski, following that they will have the opportunity to partake in round table discussions of their choice.

Drawing together experts from various fields, parents will have the opportunity to be
educated on a range of topics, ensuring every single child is receiving optimal services, care
and benefits. Parents will have the opportunity to learn tips and strategies on how to most
efficiently operate as a family unit despite the unique challenges that are involved and get
informed on how to navigate smoothly through the different stages of a child with special needs life.

Divided Attention; Undivided Love
Showering the siblings with love
Dr. Cheryl Book, Ph.D., Chai Lifeline

Overnight camp for your special child
Camping opportunities, scholarships and aides
Ms. Layah Shagalow; Yachad

Yeshiva Schooling Options
Alternative options for Bar Mitzvah aged, high functioning boys
Mr. Mordechai Meisels, MS, BSBA, LBA; Hadran Academy

Decision making, applications and is it too early?
Mrs. Tzirl Goldman; Parent and Founder of Peace of Your Mind Life Coach

Medicaid Waiver
Ensuring your child receives optimal services and benefits
Mrs. Yehudis Heimfeld; Hamaspik

The World of Therapy
Making the most out of your child’s time with their therapists
Mrs. Dina Ezagui, MS, CCC-SLP: MS-Ed SBL/SDL

For more information please email or call 718.907.8852
Visit for information about support, services and programs.
Photographs will not be taken at this event.

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