Life after High School” - Conference and Resource Fair for students with disabilities and their parents
Life after High School Transition Conference and Resource Fair
PREP/Parent Resource Center, in collaboration with the VDOE I’m Determined Project & VDOE Region 5 T/TAC will sponsor a free conference and resource fair for middle and high school students with disabilities and their parents. Community members, educators, and agencies are welcome to attend.
The conference will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2013, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm at Charlottesville/Albemarle Technical Education Center (CATEC), 1000 E. Rio Road, Charlottesville, and will highlight issues such Transition 101, Self-Determination, Postsecondary Education, Employment Models & Expectations, Health Care, So You’re 18: Legal Rights and Obligations, and Sexuality. There will be a special student breakout session throughout the day.
The resource fair will provide participants an opportunity to meet with local agencies and organizations that provide services and support for young adults. Lunch is provided with pre-registration, giving parents an opportunity to network with each other.