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Northeast Parent Youth Professional Forum is a little over 2 weeks away.

The Department of Health’s Special Kids Network, in partnership with the PA Elks Home Service Program, will host a Parent Youth Professional Forum (PYPF) Saturday, March 1, 2014, from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM at Wallenpaupack High School, Cafeteria, 2552 Route 6, Hawley, PA (Across Street from Turkey Hill) (snow date March 8th same time)

Our topics and speakers for this forum are:
• Affordable Care Act Speaker: Athena Smith Ford, Advocacy Director, PA Health Access Network
• There will be a light lunch served, networking time and resource tables
The Forums:
• Serve as a gathering place for families of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and disabilities, community service providers and other stakeholders
• Provide opportunities to discuss overarching issues that concern all children and youth with special health care needs and disabilities
• Include time to network with others
• Seek to increase awareness of and access to comprehensive information about services and programs for CYSHCN and disabilities
If you would like to register please do so by February 26, 2014. You can register by emailing: calling 570-949-4152 or by clicking on this link:
Please note: Parents can be reimbursed for mileage (rate 14 cents a mile) and child care $12 an hour up to 4 hours (forms will be available at the forum)

Contact: Lori DeVoe
NE Regional Coordinator
The Special Kids Network
In Partnership with PA Elks Major Projects Inc.
(570) 949-4152
Fax: (888) 974-2190
SKN Hotline: (800) 986-4550



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