Transitioning from High School...
What You Need to Know Conference
Saturday, November 5, 2016
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
This conference is designed for parents, foster parents, guardians and professionals who work with students and young adults with special needs (ages14-22), who have anIEP or 504 plan.
Mr. Tyler Durman has spoken at over 2,800 schools, conferences and events, and to more than four million teenagers with and without special needs. He’s the author of the national bestseller RESET, What to do when your teenager pushes back. He has a Masters degree with an emphasis in Counseling, is a former high school teacher, a father of five, and lives in Southern California with his wife Kristen.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Registration & Coffee
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
“How To Avoid Moonwalking (and make sure we’re moving forward as we help our kids through the transition from high school)”. Mr. Tyler Durman will offer wisdom and humor while providing a framework through which to see our role in our kids’ lives with such clarity, it will guide us in every interaction and
choice. This will help us prepare and empower them for the next chapter of their story and to achieve their best, without being defined by their special needs and challenges. You will obtain practical solutions, so there’s less fear and more joy around your
10:40 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
David Morrison, Ed.D., Chair & Professor for the department of Counseling/School Psychology at Azusa Pacific University, will discuss integrative support services that help prepare students on the autism spectrum better adjust to the demands of college life.
These services are offered by College Connect and supplement those offered by the Disabled Student Programs & Services office at Citrus College.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lunch & Exhibit Viewing
12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Rosa Chavez, Associate Director in Family & transition Services at the SGP Regional Center, will discuss a variety of available services including college supports, Employment First, vocational opportunities, and paid internships.
1:25 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.
All families with a disabled loved one, whether one day old or fifty years old, share very common special estate planning problems. Christopher Poulos will discuss the importance of having a Special Needs Trust and the process for creating one.
2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Raffle & Exhibit Viewing