Join us for the 2022 Howard County Transition Symposium, a four-part webinar series presented monthly from February to May 2022. It is designed for transitioning youth ages 14-21 with IEP/504 plans, their families and professionals.
Free to attend but registration required. REGISTER HERE
SESSION 1 Thursday, February 17, 2022 – 7:00-8:30pm
Charting the LifeCourse
Speaker: Mary Anne Kane Breschi – Director of Family Supports, Developmental Disabilities Administration, Maryland Department of Health
SESSION 2 Tuesday, March 15, 2022 – 7:00-8:30pm
Setting Students Up for Success
Speaker: Stacey Herman – Assistant Director of Neurodiversity and Community Workforce Development, Kennedy Krieger Institute
Panelists: Kathy Land, Supervisor, Service Coordination, Inc. Meghan Smallwood, Transition Specialist, Howard County Public School System, Beth Benevides, Parent/Advocate
SESSION 3 Thursday, April 21, 2022 – 7:00-8:30pm
Speaker: Karen Lee – Executive Director, Supporting Employment Equality and Community (SEEC)
Panelists: Melissa Rosenberg, Howard County Autism Society / Autism Hiring Program
Michael Lloyd, SOGIIC LLC, Howard County Autism Hiring Program
Doris Jacobs, Manager, Howard County Youth Employment Services, Humanim
Bradley Wilson, 2021 graduate, Project Search
SESSION 4 Tuesday, May 24, 2022 – 6:00-8:30pm
You Can Get SSI and Medical Assistance, Go to Work … and Live to Tell About It
(with Bonus Information About SSDI)
Speaker: Michael Dalto – Benefits Consultant, High Note Consulting, LLC
FREE! Register once and receive Zoom links for all of the sessions. Simultaneous Spanish translation available. For disability accommodations (e.g., sign language interpreters, alternative formats) please contact Erica Lewis, ADA Specialist, Howard County Department of Community Resources and Services, one week prior to each webinar at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-313-6402.
Presented by the Howard County Transition Outreach Partnership: Accessible Resources for Independence, Howard County Public School System, Autism Society of Howard County, Howard County Recreation & Parks, The Arc Howard County, Howard County Department of Community Resources and Services and NAMI Howard County.