Molloy College Presents Developmental Disabilities Conference

Date: October 28, 2011

Time: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: Molloy College Suffolk Center
7180 Republic Airport
East Farmingdale, NY 11735

Contact: Louis Cino, Dean, Division of Professional Development & Continuing
Education, Molloy College, 516.678.5000 ext 6206 or

Molloy College will be presenting its first ever conference for parents of developmentally disabled children entitled: A Parent's Guide to Post-Secondary Transition Planning: Securing Optimal Supports and Services for Developmentally Disabled Students.

The conference is designed for parents, guardians and care-givers of developmentally disabled students who are making the transition from school to a variety of post-secondary life experiences. This conference will provide answers to questions that parents most frequently ask to help them understand this transition process. Speakers will include: Dr. Allan A. Schwartz, Senior Policy and Research Analyst at the Westchester Institute for Human Development in Valhalla, NY and a Senior Lecturer at New York Medical College; Peter Smergut, Executive Director, Life's WORC; Patricia Howlet, a registered nurse and practicing attorney; Craig Marcott, CFP, a Certified Financial PlannerTM and a Special Needs Consultant in private practice and Vicki Schnep, Publisher/CEO of weekly community newspapers in Queens and Brooklyn and Founder of Life's WORC.

For more information on the conference call 516.678.5000 ext. 6206 or by email at