For the Boroughs of Manhattan and Bronx

Family Education and Training is a program that services families that have children with developmental disabilities. The purpose of this program is to provide information regarding the impact of the developmental disability and enhance the decision-making capacity of the family, as well as inform them about possible methods to work with their child as well as services available.

Each family receives a visit in their home twice a year where topics are discussed and the information is provided to further assist the family. FET is an HCBS funded program for families of individuals under the age of 18 only

Some topics available:

  • – Stress Management
  • – Advocacy techniques
  • – HCBS Waiver and Medicaid
  • – Developmental Disabilities Primer
  • – Transitioning to Adulthood
  • – Dealing with behaviors
  • – Self Direction
  • – Sexuality and Developmental Disabilities
  • – Teaching Hygiene