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IM4Q Intellectual Disability Services Mini Conference

Event Details

Start Date:  November 7, 2013
Start Time: 1pm
End Time: 4pm
Location: JFK Auditorium and Lounge
Phone: 1-800-457-6300 Ext 6
Email: cgreene@francis.edu

Independent Monitoring for Quality and the Social Work Department is sponsoring a Free Mini Conference for Self- Advocates and their Families of the Intellectual Disability Services on Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 1- 4 pm at the JFK Auditorium and Lounge, Saint Francis University Loretto, PA 15940

  • Long Term Planning- Estate planning ensures a person has financial resources to meet his/her needs beyond the capacity of guardian or parent .  In this training, we cover types oftrusts that meets the needs of a person with a long term disability. We discuss how resources can be arranged to protect an individual's access to his/her rightful government benefits. Presented by The Partnership
  • Planning for Life After High School- This training offers guidance to families and self- advocates on how to design a successful transition process from school to adulthood.  We focus on employment, recreation activities, friendships,communication, continuing education, transportation, rights, and responsibilities.  Presented by The Partnership.
  • Caregiver-  Coping with Stress- learn fun ways to deal with stress and take care of yourself. Presented by Central PA HCQU (Healthcare Quality Unit)
  • Work and Employment with SSI-  Kris McNutt has worked for AHEDD for 12 years.  He is part of the Work Incentive Planning and Assistance Program. He is here to dispel the myths that surround working with a disability such as I am not allowed to work or I can only work 20 hours a week.  He is here to help the individual understand become as self-sufficient as possible by explaining some basic work incentives for those who receive SSDI or SSI. Presented by AHEDD.

Space is limited to 100 participants

Please call 1-800-457-6300 Ext 6 to register by phone or on- line at IM4Q Intellectual Disability Services Mini Conference Registration for the 2 sessions you would like to attend.

Saint Francis University aims to be as accessible as possible. Please contact our Accessibility Services Coordinator, April Fry, with specific inquiries at 814-472-3176 or complete our online request form at http://francis.edu/accessibility-accommodation-request/.