Watertown Free Public Library, March 30th, 2019. Learn more about how to plan for your child after they turn 22. Hear about the transition process and what it means for most parents and young adults, step by step guidance with specific examples and share with the audience what needs to be done, when, and how.
- Help the audience get “mentally” prepared for transition, and be ready to take the challenge.
- Learn step by step how the transition process was successfully implemented in a deaf-blind young adult who has other sensory deficiencies.
- Leave the workshop with a clear and objective view of how the guidance provided can be applied to others.
About the speaker: Yariela Brandao has a deaf-blind daughter who successfully transitioned to adult life three years ago. Yariela serves as a Family Specialist in the area of Boston and founded a nonprofit foundation called byond22 in 2017 to provide guidance and continuous support to parents who are going through the transition process or those who had a negative experience and are looking to transition to a different group home or program that can better meet their needs.
RSVP to https://mailchi.mp/f3f51a44918b/transition-workshop?e=b3f62de3cb or contact firstname.lastname@example.org