Planning for a Positive Future: A Transition Conference and Fair

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You are cordially invited to

Planning for a Positive Future:

A Transition Conference and Fair

A Free Event Sponsored by Minute Man Arc for Human Services, Inc.
Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014 (inclement weather date: 4-12-14)

Time: 9-1 (8:30 registration)

Address: 130C Baker Avenue Extension, Concord, MA 01742

This event is for parents/guardians who are helping their loved ones with disabilities to achieve a smooth transition from school into the adult world. We will be offering three workshops that will address issues facing your families. Organizations that provide day program options (vocational and day habilitation), recreational opportunities, legal and financial services, residential choices, etc. will be represented that day.


Transition to Life After High School: How Do We Get There?
  – Marilyn Weber, Transition Advocate

Adult Family/Foster Care, Section 8, Shared Living

– Steven Bouffard, Manager of the Adult Foster Care, Shared Living and Independent Living programs at Minute Man Arc

Department of Developmental Disabilities and Mass Rehabilitation Commission: Chapter 688; services provided; eligibility requirements; differences between the agencies,  etc.

– Mary Beth Coyne, DDS Central Middlesex Area Director; Nancy Donovan, Mass Rehab Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Lowell Area office.

Refreshments will be available and we will give you ample time to ask questions and speak to the people whose organizations will be participating. Information on registration forthcoming next month!

We are very excited to be offering you an opportunity to gather information, ask questions, share your concerns and know that there is help for the people you love. We hope you will join us.


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Jean Goldsberry                                                     Gail Palm

Executive Director                                                 Family Training Coordinator


One thought on “Planning for a Positive Future: A Transition Conference and Fair

    labbb825 said:
    January 19, 2014 at 5:25 am

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