Transition Series 2020 from the Arc of NOVA

Transition Series is an annual 2-day, interactive experience offered by the Arc of Northern Virginia. It is designed to educate and empower families and individuals with disabilities as they transition from school-provided services to community-based services for adults.

While parents, caregivers, and disability services professionals are attending a series of workshops, young adults with disabilities are engaged in a curriculum of various lessons and activities facilitated by Marymount University students.  These activities are designed to address a range of transition situations they may encounter, including social, communication, employment, and recreation skills.

Topics for Parents & Caregivers Include:

•  Employment supports and services
•  Meaningful day activities
•  Legal authority options
•  Medicaid waivers and managed care
•  SSI and SSDI
•  Special needs trusts and ABLE accounts

Topics for Transitioning Youth & Young Adults (ages 14-25) Include:

•  Independent living skills
•  Social skills
•  Communication skills
•  Recreation and social activities
•  Employment skills
•  Self-advocacy skills

Dates: Saturday, September 26th –AND– Saturday, October 17th

Times: 8:30am – 3:00pm

Location: Marymount University – Ballston Center,  1000 N. Glebe Road, Arlington VA

Cost: $50 per family  – or –  $25 per individual
Space is limited and preregistration is required. Click HERE to learn more!