Online – Information Education Conversations

Learn about resources for Individuals with disabilities. Join the conversation about disability services in Pierce County. Sessions include 30 min panel presentation and 30 min of Q and A.

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 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 in the process.

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 – or for accommodations call Doreen 253-439-8001 at least 1 week prior to event.