We are excited to announce our next free webinar!

Wednesday, March 27th at 12pm

Understanding OPWDD Services, including Self Direction (RUSSIAN/English)

These trainings will provide instruction in various skills important to families of individuals with autism to assist them in effectively supporting, advocating, and planning for the future of their affected family member.

Several trainings will also be applicable to/of interest to individuals with autism spectrum disorders themselves, assisting them in developing the necessary skills and supports to navigate social relationships and current/future employment opportunities.

This webinar and workshop series is provided free of charge by the New York City Department of Mental Health & Hygiene.

You are invited to join us the following webinar



Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Understanding OPWDD Services, including Self Direction (RUSSIAN/English)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST

This Webinar will help to guide the parents and caregivers of individuals with special needs how to efficiently navigate OPWDD’s myriad of services, including Self-direction and traditional services.
Note: This Webinar will be conducted in English/Russian.

Event Objectives
Upon completion of this webinar, attendees will have an understanding of:

• How to begin the process of applying for OPWDD services.
• Eligibility requirements and documentation needed for the Medicaid Waiver application process.
• A myriad of services offered by OPWDD, including Self-direction.


Olena Zaretska
HCBS Waiver Coordinator, Eden II Programs

Target Audience

Parents of individuals with disabilities who require English to Russian translation.

Financial Disclosure

Olena Zaretska is a salaried employee of the Eden II Programs.

Non-Financial Disclosure




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