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HOW SERIES: Planning For Transition: Why It Is Vital For Your Student’s Future and SSI and Medicaid

Wednesday, May 3, 2023
6:00 pm8:30 pm
The Arc of Essex County
123 Naylon Avenue
Livingston, NJ 07039

Planning For Transition: Why It Is Vital For Your Student’s Future
The transition planning process includes evaluating the student’s skills, abilities, strengths, challenges, and preferences to envision their life after leaving school. Planning involves setting goals for the student to strive toward and identifying the need for supports. Carrying out the transition plan can begin and should be a part of the student’s Individualized Educational Plan (IEP). Students and families must be actively involved in the transition planning process as early as possible and keep it moving forward. This presentation discusses the importance of planning, the steps necessary to plan, and provides hands–on tools to put a plan in place.
SSI and Medicaid: How To Apply and Why You Need To Do So
There are many different ways to initiate the Medicaid eligibility process and so it is important to make sure you have all the necessary information This workshop will help parents and caregivers understand how to access health care services for their loved ones with IDD from the current health care system.

The Arc of New Jersey
Community Access Unlimited