Parent Network of WNY
Support. Educate. Connect. Empower.
We Provide 1-On-1 Support and Education on Disabilities, Special Education and Services.
Supporting families and professionals to empower individuals with disabilities to reach their full potential.
Who We Are
Parent Network of WNY is a not-for-profit agency that provides education and resources for families of individuals with special needs (birth through adulthood) and for professionals.
Parent Network of WNY provides 1-on-1 Support and education through resources, workshops and support groups to assist families of individuals with disabilities to understand their disability and navigate the support service system.
The majority of Parent Network of WNY’s staff and board members are parents of children with disabilities, which provides a unique perspective, personal experience and empathy to the families we reach. Since it’s reorganization in 2001, Parent Network of WNY has served around 10,000 people a year.
Who We Serve
Knowing that professionals, parents and caregivers play a critical role in helping children with special needs achieve success in their lives, Parent Network of WNY’s staff specializes in empowering parents and family members to communicate effectively with professionals and to successfully advocate for their children. Parent Network also works with professionals by providing continuing education opportunities, resources and referral services.