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๐Ÿ’š The Arc Arapahoe, Douglas, & Elbert Counties — Step Up! Into Life After High School!

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Free

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 โ€“ 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 โ€“ 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.

Venue

Zoom