The 11th Annual Transition Summit for High School Students with Disabilities
Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities Photo. MOPD Transition Summit 2013
The Summit will include workshops on vital Work Incentives available to youth with disabilities, individual consultations with SSA-certified specialists whose primary function is to meet with students and/or their parents on an individual basis, meet with the Social Security Administration staff specifically assigned to work with this program, as well as the Plan for Achieving Self Support (PASS) Specialist.
Employment Services Unit Work Incentive Planning and Assistance Program
Date: Nov. 16 – Check-in: 8:30 A.M. – Program: 9:00 A.M.—1:00 P.M.Location: 2102 W. Ogden Avenue, Chicago, IL 60612
Please call to register and request a Reasonable accommodation:
Co-Sponsored by PACE and the Social Security Administration
Tired of getting the run-around while wading through and the alphabet soup of acronyms and not being sure of what you can and should do to help your child? This workshop will provide you with these important tools: Going from Frustration to Power; Who is an advocate and why be an advocate? Follow six skills to effective advocacy.
Discusses issues relating to transitioning from school to adult life/post-secondary education identifying outcomes and developing goals as part of the IEP process. Parents and young adults will become knowledgeable regarding resources in the community in order to build linkages, and ensure dignified life as a contributing citizen.
This training discusses Transition to Post Secondary Education, Employment and Community life and how families can work with their child’s IEP Team to insure their child has a meaningful transition plan. We will focus on the following:
This training adult life/post-secondary education,
Identifying outcomes and,
Developing transition-related goals as part of the IEP process.
Parents and young adults will become knowledgeable regarding resources in the community in order to build linkages, and ensure a dignified life as a contributing citizen.
Procedural Safeguards of IDEA This one hour phone training defines procedural safeguards under IDEA, prior written notices, evaluation procedures, parent participation in the IEP meeting, and placement procedures.