Events in December 2020
- Able Accounts: A Savings Tool to Promote Independence and Financial Stability for Your Child's Future (Free Parent Webinar)
Able Accounts: A Savings Tool to Promote Independence and Financial Stability for Your Child's Future (Free Parent Webinar)
Maryland ABLE is a way to help people with qualifying disabilities and their families save for everyday needs, save and invest in a tax-free account, and prepare for the future without losing state or local benefits such as SSI and Medicaid Waiver services. Join us to learn about eligibility criteria, enrollment, account management, tax benefits and how to use an ABLE account to pay for qualified disability expenses that support your child’s health, independence, and quality of life.
Contact Name : Felicia Patterson
Contact Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
- BCPS SECAC Meeting
BCPS SECAC Meeting
Our areas of focus continue to be education and advocacy. Our voices will continue to be used in a positive, organized effort to help parents and professionals convey information and experiences to leadership, to support the Department of Special Education in their goals, and to advise the Board of Education and top-level decision makers in Baltimore
County Public Schools.
Our meeting topics will remain fluid this year so that we can be responsive to the needs of BCPS families during these unprecedented times. We hope you will consider joining us for any or all of the scheduled SECAC meetings below.
Registration is not required. All meetings are open to the public.
Contact Name : SERC
Contact Email : email@example.com
- Navigating A New Autism Diagnosis: Part 1 : A New Diagnosis: Where Do I Begin?
Navigating A New Autism Diagnosis: Part 1 : A New Diagnosis: Where Do I Begin?
This is a three-part series designed for families, care providers and others seeking information on how to best navigate a new autism diagnosis. You will hear from parents, topic experts, self-advocates and members of the autism community who will share their personal experiences. During these challenging times, Autism Speaks is dedicated to ensuring you have access to reliable information, resources and support through the autism journey.
- Participants will benefit from expert speakers with a focus on a new diagnosis and evidence-based practices.
- Participants will access new resources and tools to help make decisions for their child.
- Participants will learn strategies and practical advice on the importance of advocating for their child.
Janet Williams, Director of Community Outreach, Autism Speaks
Contact Name : Janet Williams, Director of Community Outreach, Autism Speaks
Contact Email : janet.williams@AutismSpeaks.org
- Building Your Child's Team
Building Your Child's Team
Amy Wetherill of The Pediatric Development Center will share strategies for parents wanting to maximize the support they get for their child by building a collaborative team of professionals, inside and outside of schools, who can help ensure their child reaches their highest potential.
Contact Name : Cathy O\'Donnell
Contact Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
- Lincoln Driven to Give Event
Lincoln Driven to Give Event
Your invited to experience the sanctuary of the 2020 Lincoln Collection from the comfort of your home. For every virtual tour taken, a donation will be made to Pathfinders for Autism.
Contact Name : Kara Burks
Contact Email : email@example.com
- Howard County Public Schools SECAC Meeting
Howard County Public Schools SECAC Meeting
The Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee works with the school system to support the needs of students with disabilities. We collaborate with other community disability advocacy groups to improve special education and the lives of our students in Howard County. SECAC meets once a month during the school year. This year’s meetings will be virtual via Zoom, if you are on the SECAC mailing list you will get the link directly, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for the link.
Contact Name : HCPSS SECAC
Contact Email : email@example.com