After High School Transtiion -

Saturday, March 16 - 9:00 AM

Life After High School Transition and Resource Fair
A FREE Event for Students with Disabilities and their families.
March 16th (9 am - 1 pm)
at Piedmont Virginia Community College, 501 College Drive, Charlottesville, VA

Join us for Presentations – Resource Fair – Giveaways - Door prizes – Food

Information sessions include:
* ABLEnow Accounts- Tax Advantage Savings Program for Individuals with Disabilities. Presenter: Becky Nelson, Virginia529 | ABLEnow
* I’m Determined – Session for Youth to practice skills associated with self-determined behavior. Presenter: I’m Determined - JMU/TTAC
* Job Applications & Interviewing – Introduction to skills needed to correctly apply & interview. Presenter: The Choice Group
* Understanding Social Security Disability Claims - Discuss the definition of disability according to Social Security Administration standards and the case adjudication process. Presenter: Melissa Phillips, Professional Relations Officer (Virginia Disability Determination Services)
* Making a Successful Transition from High School to College –learn the differences in disability services in high school & college, and what you can do now while you are still in high school to prepare. Presenter: Susan Hannifan, Disability Services Counselor (Piedmont Virginia Community College)
 * Division of Rehabilitative Services 101 – learn how DARS vocational rehabilitation (VR) program offers services to empower individuals with disabilities to enter the work force or return to work. Presenter: Kari Hirst (DARS)
* Parents Pave the Way- Five powerful strategies for steering your child's life toward high expectations & happiness. Presenter:  (Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center-PEATC)                                                                                                                                                            *Resumes and searching for employment - Presenter:  Juandiego Wade, Albemarle DSS 

Registration is not required, but will help us with planning.

For more information/registration, email or call:
Deborah @ 434-975-9400 or
PREP Parent Resource Center



PREP Parent Resource Center
Charlotteville, VA 22911
Event Type
Lecture / Workshop


Parent Resource Center

Date / Time

Saturday, March 16, 2019
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Deborah Anama
(434) 975-9400
More Info: