LABBB Parent Presentation, Thursday March 29

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LABBB Parent Presentation 

Thursday, March 29, 2012

7 pm – 9 pm

Library Media Room, Lexington High School

“Understanding Your Child’s Benefits”

 Presenter: Brian Forsythe

   Mr. Forsythe will focus his presentation on how working will affect benefits such as Social Security, Medicaid/Medicare, Transitional Assistance and Public Housing for individuals with disabilities.  Brian has over 29 years of experience in special education and vocational rehabilitation.  Brian also specializes in accessibility and accommodations assessments (building, property and workspaces) for both new hires and current employees.

This presentation is open to LABBB Parents as well as to the general public.  Please RSVP to Theresa LeBlanc at (781)861-2400 ext 1013 or at tleblanc@labbb.net if you plan to attend.  This will be helpful in planning for space and seating.  There is no cost to attend this presentation.

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SAVE THE DATE                           Thursday April 26th, 6 pm – 9 pm

Science Lecture Hall,LexingtonHigh School

The First Annual Provider’s Fair 

We are very excited to invite our friends from various adult agencies and organizations to discuss their wide range of services.  Some of the services offered by these organizations include day habilitation, vocational,  post secondary education, residential, advocacy and recreational.  It is never too early (or too late) to begin educating ourselves as to what is available after LABBB as well as understand what resources are available today.  So far, the following agencies will be attending:

GWARC

EMARC (Life Choices)

Minuteman ARC

Jewish Family & Children’s Services

TILL

BLPriceCenter

MassachusettsFamilies Organizing for Change

Threshold Program atLesleyUniversity

We expect this list to get much larger as applications come in.  A final list will be made available and sent to all parents prior to the event.

This will also be open to the general public.  More information will be forthcoming next month so SAVE THE DATE!!!

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