- Turning 18 in VA: What Individuals with Disabilities Need to Know | January 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM | Chesapeake, VA. Turning 18 is a big deal for all individuals. An 18-year-old is legally considered an adult in Virginia. Therefore, when your child turns 18, he/she is the person that makes legal, financial, medical, and educational decisions in his/her life. For some individuals with disabilities, this will not be an issue. Others may need support. This workshop will share basic information about things that need to be considered as your loved one turns 18.
- Turning 18 in VA : What Individuals with Disabilities of ALL AGES Need to Know | January 21, 2020 at 6:00 PM | Goochland, VA. This workshop is designed for parents of children with disabilities of ALL ages and will provide many practical tidbits to think about NOW in order to prepare for life after high school.
- Disability Benefits: Medicaid Waivers and SSI | January 22, 2020 at 9:30 AM | Richmond, VA. Navigating the world of disability benefits can be tricky, time consuming and overwhelming. This workshop will help make that process easier. Join us as we discuss in clear understandable language: what are VA’s Medicaid Waivers and what are Social Security benefits, who is eligible, and how do I apply.
- ABCs of Behavior | January 23, 2020 at 6:00 PM | West Point, VA. As a result of this workshop, participants will be able to look at how behavior influences our lives and understanding how it is addressed in IDEA 2004. You will become familiar with the ABC’s (Antecedent, Behavior & Consequence) of all behavior supports and behavior management. Functional Behavioral Assessments will be covered and you will have an opportunity to practice using a FBA tool to assess behavior.