Upcoming Parent Workshops, Workshop Recordings & Other Materials
Recorded parent workshops and resources.
Looking for a seminar? Recently recorded seminars will be uploaded within a week's time. Thank you.
Presenter: Bette Ann Mobley
Director of Maryland ABLE
This workshop will cover:
• Overview of how ABLE accounts can help people with disabilities and their families to save and invest for the future without jeopardizing federal, state, and local benefits such as SSI and Medicaid.
• Families will hear about tax-advantaged savings and investment options as well as how to use the ABLE account to pay for qualified disability-related expenses.
• Learn about the eligibility criteria, enrollment process, features of a Maryland ABLE account and the account management process.
Questions? Email: Brooke Levey at email@example.com
A Presentation by Tia Marsili
Director of Trusts at The Arc of Northern Virginia
Mrs. Marsili walks us through the importance of planning for the future of our loved one with a disability, why trusts are important, describe different kinds of trusts, ABLE accounts, and other critical services and programs, and benefits that we should consider.
Presenter: Selene Almazon, Esq.
Presenter: Marsha Stepensky, M.S
Program Analyst, Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs
During this workshop, we:
• Discussed misconceptions surrounding sexuality and the importance of comprehensive sexuality education
• Learned about human sexual development and developmental disabilities
• Gained knowledge about specific topics included in a comprehensive sexuality education curriculum
• Shared tips and resources to help you and your child
Tribute 21 Funds
Tribute 21 funds will in 2021 will be used to support virtual programming for youth and adults. This will include speaker fees, online registration, and presentation platforms. Possible programming topics include parent to parent support groups; IEP process; speech for kids with apraxia; MCPS and private school/program options; transitioning to middle school, high school, out of school; puberty and sexuality; Federal, State and local resources; educational advocacy; medical issues related to Ds; social thinking; Individual Distance Learning Plans; best practices for distance learning; inclusion during virtual learning; Alternative Learning Outcomes Vs. Diploma Track. Programming will be determined through a survey of our members.