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Transitioning to Adulthood

December 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

A Workshop for Parents or Guardians of Youth with Special Needs

Learn the simplified and practical details parents must know to assist their youth to access adult services including:

PDD-Persons with Developmental Disabilities

AISH-Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped

OPG-Office of the Public Guardian (Guardianship/Trusteeship)

Transition Planning

 

Workshop Speaker

Lorna Selig is the Transition Consultant at The Children’s Link Society.  She supports families to complete the documentation that is required for youth to move into the adult services system.  The whole process, although it may look daunting, can be done easily and smoothly with the system that Lorna has developed. Lorna co-facilitates the Transition Workshops, which are held twice monthly at Children’s Link.  Lorna has established herself as a significant point of contact for Calgary and area families looking for support and information about transitioning their youth within the disability sector.  As well, she is the chairperson for the Annual Transition Resource Fair.  Lorna is a former presenter for the MS Society of Canada, and teaches personal safety and self-defense to children and adults with Safe4Life Personal Safety Training.

 

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in this presentation are those of the authors/presenters and do not necessarily represent official policy or position of The Sinneave Family Foundation. The Sinneave Family Foundation does not endorse or guarantee the exhaustive, complete, accurate or up-to-date nature of information provided and does not assume any risk for the outcome of information or referrals provided.

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Details

Date:
December 14
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

The Ability Hub
Suite #300 3820 – 24th Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta T3B 2X9 Canada
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Phone:
(403) 210-5000