October 28, 2021
The Importance of Employment Experiences for Youth in Transition
Shimul Gajjar, M.Ed. will present "The Importance of Employment Experiences for Youth in Transition" on Thursday, October 28, 2021, from 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. EST as part of the CARD Fall Training Series. The importance of transition planning for special education students and why early work experiences for adolescents with disabilities are pivotal to better outcomes will be discussed. The speaker will also provide insight on how communities can create early work opportunities.
By the end of the training, attendees will be able to:
- Describe the benefits of and skills learned by youth with disabilities through employment
- Understand how to support students with disabilities in achieving early work experiences
- Identify different types of work experiences
Education professionals, healthcare professionals, related service providers, family members and community members are all invited to attend.
Contact Name : CARD
Contact Email : CARDOutreachandTraining@KennedyKrieger.org>
VIdeo Group for Spouses/Partners of Adults with Asperger's
In this group, you will have the chance to speak with others who understand and share your experiences with issues related to being in a neurodiverse couple. Discussions are focused on learning tools and coping strategies for particular issues that arise because of the neurological differences between partners.
Contact Name : --
Contact Email : --
Supporting Parents at the Time of Their Child’s Disability Diagnosis and Beyond: Practical Strategies for Healthcare Providers
Communicating a child’s disability diagnosis to a parent can be stressful for care providers, as the diagnosis can have a profound impact on both child and parent health outcomes. Health care providers who adapt evidence-supported diagnosis delivery protocols and culturally responsive care can better support parents at the time of their child’s initial disability diagnosis.
Contact Name : Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities
Contact Email : Training.MCDD@kennedykrieger.org
Support Group - Supporting Behavior Change
This support group will use principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to help parents understand and address problem behaviors that their child may exhibit at home and/or school.
Contact Name : Prince George's County Department of Special Education
Contact Email : firstname.lastname@example.org