Family Transition Workshop 5/10/19

Published: April 18th, 2019

Category: Calendar, In-Person, Training, Uncategorized

Date And Time
May 10, 2019
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

UF CARD Office, East Campus
2046 NE Waldo Rd.
Suite 3200
Gainesville, FL 32609

Presented by: Pam Kissoondyal, Family Engagement Coordinator, Florida & Virgin Island Deaf-Blind Collaborative

Training Description:
This presentation focuses on exploring ways to be successful for young adults who are on the non-traditioinal path following high school graduation (i.e. young adults with severe/multiple disabilities, deaf-blindness). Using a person-centered approach toward futures planning, participants will discover purposeful, meaningful and enjoyable activities that build on the strengths, skills and talents of their young adult children. A panel of representatives from state agencies will discuss services for young adults. Space is limited to 20 participants.

Training Objectives:
Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the components of person-center planning.
  • Identify local sources of support for their child’s future.
  • Develop action steps toward building a personal futures plan for their child.