Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Youth Transition Conferences

Be sure to check out the sessions on Assistive Technology and Education!

Youth Transition Conferences
When: February 26 & 27
Where: USC Alumni Center
Time: 8:30 am Friday and 9:00 Saturday to 4:30 pm
Location: 900 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29208

Empowering a Future: Transition Conference for Professionals (Friday, February 26, 2016)

Teachers, transition coordinators, vocational professionals, college students pursuing careers in special education and community advocates are invited to attend Empowering a Future Transition Conference on Friday, February 26, 2016 at USC Alumni Center! Social Work and Education CEUs will be available for professionals. The conference is $50 and includes lunch and parking!

Register for Empowering a Future Here

Mapping Your Future: Transition Conference (Saturday, February 27, 2016)
Mapping Your Future is a FREE conference for transition-aged students (13-22) and their families. Lunch and parking are included.

The goals of the Mapping Your Future transition conference are:
•      To inform participants about their rights regarding transition services.
•      To provide students with the tools & resources to create meaningful transition goals.
•      To empower students to become self-advocates and reach their goals after high school.
•      To empower parents to set higher expectations and to effectively support their children in reaching transition goals.

Register for Mapping Your Future Here

Able South Carolina, Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities Inc., Family Connection of SC, and the SC Department of Education are hosting the Transition Conferences.

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