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Transition Resource Fair

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Transition Resource Fair

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Transition to Adult Services for Youth with Disabilities

As youth (14-22 years old) move into adulthood, they and their families have many choices regarding services. This transition fair provides the opportunity to learn more about what options are available.

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Resource Fair (6:00-8:30 pm)

  • Supporting Self-Determination/Self-Advocacy
  • Living Options
  • Day Programs, Employment & College

PresentationSupported Decision-Making (English: 6:30-7:15 pm / Spanish: 7:30-8:15 pm)

Supported Decision-Making (SDM) is an alternative to conservatorship that allows adults with disabilities to direct their own lives. With the assistance of people they trust, people with disabilities are able to better understand information, make their own decisions, and communicate their desires. This talk provides an introduction to Supported Decision-Making principles.

Presenter: Patricia Mejia

  • CART Services Community Liaison/Program Manager
  • Office of Developmental Primary Care at UCSF

Patricia Mejía has over 25 years experience working in the disability field. Her areas of expertise include case management, multicultural outreach and support, education and training, and project coordination. She is the parent of a 31-year old daughter who has multiple disabilities.

Details

Date:
September 28
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/transition-resource-fair-registration-36671544577

Organizer

WarmLine Family Resource Center
Phone:
916-455-9500
Website:
http://www.warmlinefrc.org/

Venue

Curtis Hall
2791 24th Street
Sacramento, CA 95818 United States
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Phone:
(916) 452-3005