Education Committee Meeting
May 10 @ 11:00 am

We will be having LINDSAY HYLAND ACES Teacher – IS34

Families can Learn about the Academics, Career, and Essential Skills Program (ACES) program which provides students with an opportunity to learn academic, work, and independent living skills in a District 1-32 school.


SIDDC Resource Fair – Join Us!
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Save-the-date flyer for SIDDC Family Resource Fair May 19, 2023


((United Federation of Teachers)

1200 South Avenue

Staten Island, NY  10314

SIDDC Community Outreach Meeting – May
May 19 @ 12:00 pm
May 24 @ 11:00 am
AHRC NYC’s Sibling Committee is hosting a night at the movies, featuring the movie Take Me Home written and directed by Liz Sargent and her sister Molly Jordan, and starring their sister, Anna, who is an adult with a cognitive disability.  The film focuses on what happens when the family is faced with the crisis of having to make decisions about care for Anna when their mother suddenly passes away.
The film is being showed on Monday, June 12th, 6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. at AHRC New York City’s Headquarters (83 Maiden Lane, New York, NY).  You must register to attend:

Maryalice Fegeley

Statewide- Virtual Special Education Parent Chat Group
May 25 @ 6:30 pm
P2P Parent Connection Group
May 25 @ 7:00 pm

Staten Island Zoom Parent Group

Date:  Thursday, May 25, 2023

Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

You MUST Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Questions? Contact:  Maryalice Fegeley @ or 716-427-5140
Stakeholder Informational Session: Family Support Services (FSS) Reimbursement Updates
May 30 @ 1:00 pm

Where: In the SLMS enroll here or under class code: Webex-CCO-FSS-20230530-1P

What: In response to CCO, Provider and Family feedback regarding the 2022 changes to FSS reimbursement, clarifying guidance specific to ADM-2022-02R has been developed.

To promote consistency regarding updated practices and familiarity with revised materials statewide, an informational session has been scheduled for all relevant stakeholders responsible for providing oversight and guidance to the FSS family reimbursement programs.  This is inclusive of Care Managers and CCO staff. 

Topics to be highlighted during this session include:

  • Considerations and updates specific to Allowable and Non-Allowable items;
  • Funding flexibilities: partial reimbursements, direct purchase, & pro-rating;
  • Clarification on emergency reimbursement criteria;
  • Review of dispute resolution (appeal) process;
  • Clarification on FSS funding for individuals participating in Self Directed Services (SDS) and Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Programs (CDPAP);
  • Documentation requirements specific to Life Plans and supporting justifications
  • FSS Provider and CCO responsibilities;
  • Changes and updates to FSS documentation (FAQ document, FSS Application, and tracker/tracker instructions).
The Path Forward – Remembering Willowbrook
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm