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Transition to Adulthood with ASD: What Parents and Guardians Need to Know
November 2, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm| Free
Transition to Adulthood with ASD: What Parents and Guardians Need to Know is a six-hour workshop over 3 nights, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. each night; participants must attend all 3 of the following dates:
The training was developed by the VA Autism Council and is designed to provide an overview of important factors and topics to consider as individuals with ASD enter the adult world. Topics include:
age of majority
disability benefits and planning
post secondary readiness, education, and training
housing and residential supports
life in the community.
Focus will be placed on parents/guardians understanding eligibility vs. entitlement in the adult service system, planning to protect benefits, agencies and organizations that provide supports to adults with ASD, and the variety of options to consider in planning.