Pierce County Information Education Conversations 2021

AUGUST 12th 2021 
Explore and increase understanding of housing options for people with developmental disabilities in Pierce County 
The evening presentation will focus on current housing options available to individuals with developmental disabilities.  Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions about housing options such as Adult Family Homes, Shared Living, Companion Homes and Supported Living.  This is an important step in planning the future for your son or daughter that meets your families’ needs and expectations.   We look forward to having you join us for this presentation.   
SEPTEMBER 9th 2021 
Quality Cognitive and Adaptive Testing 
Cognitive and adaptive testing can be something that makes or breaks a person's access to disability services.  This session panel will talk about what is quality cognitive and adaptive testing accepted by systems like DDA and SSI;  How to access testing;  and understand paperwork from the school and medical field.  
OCTOBER 14th 2021 
Highschool Transition is not a place: Plans for post high school adult life.  
Talk with experienced leaders about: What makes a great transition Individual Education Plan (IEP); Services  age 18-21 and beyond;  Ways to build life skills and balance academics;  When and how graduation pathways start;  Work skills and placement options;  Creative and individualized job skills and life skills goals and plans; and student and parent rights.  

Call Doreen 253-439-8001 at least 1 week prior to event for accommodations or .  Language interpretation requests for  ASL  - 需要中文翻譯 - 한국어 번역 요청Запросы на перевод на русский язык - Codsiyada fasiraadda afka soomaaliga - Solicitudes de intérprete de español - Yêu cầu thông dịch viên tiếng Việt   

This Information Education series is brought to you by PAVE Pierce County Support Programs, PC2 Pierce County Coalition for Developmental Disabilities, and Pierce County Human Services Developmental Disabilities; together with the Developmental Disabilities (DDA) Region 3  Pierce County staff.

For security once you complete this registration you will be sent an email confirmation.  The day of the event you will get an e-mail with online meeting information to join the monthly conversation.

We ask this to better serve you in your preferred language, as possible.