• Parenting Classes

    "Active Parenting Now" Parenting classes for parents of children ages 5-18. The six week class utilizes discussion and multimedia presentations to teach parents to protect and prepare their children to survive and thrive in the society in which THEY live.

    This 12 hour class is appropriate for parents with or without a disability or who have a child/children with or without a disability. Our classes will meet both Family Court and CPS mandates.

  • Life Skills

    Development and enhancement of Independent Living Skills such as cooking, cleaning, budgeting, job readiness and more. Students utilize positive Social Skills that they learn and develop to help transition them into becoming and independent adult.

     

    Funding is provided by OPWDD. There is no cost to the student or family of students on the Autism Spectrum who receive or are eligible  to receive OPWDD services.

  • Educational Advocacy

    Our advocates can accompany you to CSE, CPSE or 504 meetings to ensure understanding of your child's educational plan. We help ensure your concerns are addressed. We can help link you to other programs and community supports.

  • Social Skills

    For children attending Sullivan County Schools, our Family and Youth advocates coordinate parent-child training for Elementary and Middle School students with High Functioning Autism, PDD-NOS or Asperger's Syndrome.

    Groups are focused on developing and strengthening age appropriate social skills as well as providing parents and caregivers guidance on helping students carry over these skills in the home and academic settings.

     

    Funding is provided by OPWDD. There is no cost to the student or family of students on the Autism Spectrum who receive or are eligible  to receive OPWDD services.

  • Parents for Parents

    Parents for Parents is designed to support and empower families raising children with emotional, behavioral challenges, learning disabilities or Autism.

    Program facilitators share their knowledge and lived experiences to help families cope and understand the challenges that they face. We provide safe, supervised fun activities for the children to participate in while the parents meets. 

    Groups are held twice a month on the first and third Tuesday. Transportation is available to both locations, Monticello and Liberty. 

    Funded by Sullivan County Dept. of Community Services

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Action Toward Independence

Independent Living Centers Serving Orange & Sullivan Counties

Action Toward Independence 

309 E. Broadway, Suite A

Monticello, NY 12701

Phone: (845)-794-4228

Fax: (845)-794-4475

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Action Toward Independence 

PO Box 359 - 126 Seward Avenue

Middletown, NY 10940

Phone: (845)-343-4284

Fax: (845)-342-5269

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Action Toward Independence (ATI), Inc.  is a private corporation recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit corporation and is registered with the NYS Department of State as a Charitable Organization.