Pathways to Adulthood


When:
December 2, 2016 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
2016-12-02T09:30:00-06:00
2016-12-02T14:30:00-06:00
Where:
Region 13 Education Service Center
5701 Springdale Rd
Austin, TX 78723
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Cynda Green
512-458-8600

Pathways to Adulthood is a FREE one-day seminar that will help you prepare for your child’s life after high school. It is open to families of children who have a disability, chronic illness or other special health care need and the professionals who work with our children.
Topics Include
*funding sources
*legal issues: guardianship and alternatives, estate planning
*school transition services & maximizing remaining school years
*medical transition
*opportunities for work
*ideas for establishing a positive, family-run home
*building networks of support
*emotional obstacles parent face in planning

Participants will learn how to plan NOW for quality of life in the areas of work, a home, medical services, friendship and supports, and will have the opportunity to develop short– and long-term goals as well as the steps to carry them out.

The event is free, but please register (lunch is included). Thank you!  Flyer here: pathwaystoadulthood_speng_12_2016