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Parent Workshops: Please check here from time to time for information and recorded zoom meetings from our parent workshops. 

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 • 7:30 PM to 9 PM

PARENT WORKSHOP: A Presentation by Tia Marsili

Director of Trusts at The Arc of Northern Virginia

Mrs. Marsili will walk 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.
Register HERE by Monday, January 11, 2021.
Questions? Contact brooke@dsnmc.org

1. Parent Consent with Selene Almazon

2. Housing Workshop For Adults With Disabilities

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.

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