Transition Strategies for Learning Disabilities: High School to College & Work
November 21, 2013: 7 – 9 PM
Eastside Preparatory School – Commons Area
10613 NE 38th Place, Kirkland, WA
Registration price: $20 per person
Come join our expert panelists to learn the essential factors and strategies of transition for students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college or work, and teens transitioning from college to work. The evening features expert panelists, networking, hors d’oeuvres and wine.
7:00-7:30 – Networking
7:30-8:30 – Panel presentation
8:30-9:00 – Networking
Bree Callahan, M.Ed. Director Disability Resources for Students,
University of Washington
Kelly Moore, Ph.D., Director Student Support Services, Eastside Preparatory School
Heidi Shepherd, M.Ed. Faculty Coordinator, Social & Human Services Program, Lake Washington Technical Institute
Who should attend?
Parents of high school students with Learning Disabilities who are beginning to explore transition or have active transition plans from their local school program; adults with learning disabilities who are transitioning from college to work
What topics will be covered?
- Transition planning equals planning for the future
- Elements of transition planning and transition
- Working with the team – disability services, human resources personnel, student support services, and the person with LD
- Student-centered/person-centered planning
- Self-determination and self-advocacy
- Effective strategies from high school to college, high school to work and college to work
Expert panelist, Bree Callahan, has provided a resource that outlines the differences between K-2 & College. More information >