Boston, February 8th & 9th, 2018. Transition planning information and resources for and about students in special education ages 14-22. Middle school and high school is the time when students with disabilities and their families need to start thinking and planning for their future. Families must be active in the planning process to help a student with their post-secondary vision and to prepare for a full and productive life after high school. Connecting students and families to resources and services early on is one of the goals of the Planning a Life Conference.
Registration Required, Fees Apply – FCSN Planning A Life conference is open to families, educators and other professionals. Families can apply for scholarships available through the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council (MDDC). Call 617-770-7676 or visit the Council Empowerment Funds Program Web site.
For more information contact the Federation for Children with Special Needs (800) 331-0688 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Planning a Life Conference Page
Conference Topics include:
- Creating a Vision for life beyond High School
- Transition Laws & Assessments
- The MA Transition Planning Form and IEP goals
- Post-Secondary Education and Career preparation
- Community connections & Family involvement
- Transition planning is an ongoing process that starts when a student on an IEP turns 14 and continues throughout their high school and young adult years.