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Planning for Adult Life

Planning for Adult Life is a statewide project funded by the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) to assist young adults (between the ages of 16-21) with developmental disabilities and their families in charting a life course for adulthood.

We offer a variety of resources including Informational sessions, webinars, and resource guides/materials that address the following core areas:

Postsecondary Education/Employment
Housing
Legal/Financial Planning
Entitlement Programs and Eligibility
Self-Direction
Health/Behavioral Health
Building/Maintaining Community Ties & Friendships
Planning/Visioning a Life Course

For additional information about the activities related to this project, please contact:

Jerisa Maseko, jmaseko@arcnj.org

Theresa Smith, tsmith@caunj.org

Planning for Adult Life activities, events, and materials are conducted and developed in partnership with The Arc of New Jersey and Community Access Unlimited with funding from the New Jersey Division of Developmental Disabilities.

Announcements

Register Now!
The next in our webinar Wednesday series "Exploring Employment Options for Individuals with I/DD" will be held Wednesday, April 16 at 6:30 pm. Register here.

New Resource From DDD for 2014 Graduates
Do you have a family member with I/DD graduating from high school in June? Then take a look at this great tool from DDD to help get ready for the big event!

Recordings of PFAL Webinars now available!
Planning for Adult Life offers webinars on a variety of topics focusing on preparing for life after 21 for youth with developmental disabilities. Click here to see recordings of the webinars and downlaod copies of the slides.


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