Preparing Young Adults for Independence: Transition and Moving Out

May 16 2013 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Smithsburg Library, Community Room
66 West Water Street
Smithsburg, MD 21783
(Washington County)

About the Event:

The Adolescent Transition Lectures are a series of presentations and web conferences designed to educate individuals with disabilities, parents, clinicians and community providers about issues important to adolescents and young adults with disabilities approaching adulthood. The lectures are intended to provoke and facilitate discussion.

Speakers: Diane Dressler and Mary Scott

Diane Dressler, Program Director for Adult Training and Services, Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Mary Scott, Transition Resource Teacher, Baltimore County Public Schools and mom, who will share her personal experiences regarding this topic.

Intended Audience:

Adolescents, young adults and adults with disabilities, parents, educators, clinicians, community and health care providers, and any other interested parties.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Sponsored by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office for Genetics and People with Special Health Care Needs and the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Registration Information

RSVP or address questions to Jenny Jones, Resource Coordinator
E-mail: ResourceFinder@kennedykrieger.org
Toll-free: 800-390-3372

Inclement Weather Policy:

Please note that if Washington County (Maryland) Public Schools are closed for the day, or close early, or cancel evening activities due to inclement winter weather, the Adolescent Transition Lecture will be canceled.