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Step Up! Into Life After High School!

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

STEP UP! Into Life After High School! is for parents of young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) ages 15 +

Step Up! Into Life After High School! This is a workshop on planning for post-secondary transitions. We invite young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) ages 15 +, their parents, family members, educators, and care providers to learn about topics related to post-secondary transition. This workshop is conducted by our chapter to assist parents and young adults with understanding resources and planning for life after high school.

  • March 21st, 2024 from 6:00 – 8:15 pm
  • Held via Zoom
  • Cost: Free

The Q/A session can cover the basics of Medicaid, SSI, SSDI, Trusts, ABLE accounts, Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waivers, Funding, Work & Day program. Before the seminar, a 13-part video series will be emailed to all who register. The video series is designed to empower individuals, families, caregivers, and educators to plan for life after high school. It is highly encouraged that you watch as many of the video sessions as possible prior to the discussion and question and answer.

Topics include:

  • Person-Centered Planning
  • Private Insurance, Medicaid, and Waivers
  • SSI/SSDI and ABLE Accounts
  • Housing
  • Daily Life – respite, fun, and employment
  • Supported Decision Making and Guardianship

The discussions and question and answer panel will dive deeper into the 13-part video series and allow time for you to ask questions. Please pre-submit questions.

Details

Date:
March 21
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Website:
https://bit.ly/3SugpOw

Venue

Virtual (Zoom)
CO United States + Google Map