Parent Education

Parent Network provides educational and networking opportunities for parents, family members and self-advocates. Events range from all day conferences featuring speakers, to hour-long ‘Quick” sessions. Topics include education about community resources, transition planning, inspirational messages of hope, Do-it-Yourself (or Create your own) workshops and more.

Eligibility: To be eligible for financial support the individual with a disability should:

  • Reside in Cortland County
  • Have OPWDD eligibility
  • Live with a family member and/or caregiver and be eligible for Family Support Services

Professional staff, those that reside outside Cortland or live independently that would like to attend may do so, however, fees may apply.

For more information about upcoming events, or to request a special topic of interest please contact Jen at or visit our events page for upcoming in-person and virtual events.