Join Us: Transition Talk Series

Come learn about transition

Planning for Adult Life at Ewing High School with the ARC of NJ

5 Workshops planned for you and your family presented by the ARC of New Jersey!


  • The presentations will take place at Ewing High School in the Senior Cafeteria.
  • Your children are invited to attend with you and/or participate in a Unified activity while you enjoy a parents night out learning about transition steps for the next phase of your child's life.
  • Hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be provided for you and your children as you eat and learn with other families.


Come @ 5:30pm to attend a Parents Education Parents Meeting before the workshop.

Agenda

All located in the EHS Senior Cafeteria


5:30-7:00 Unified Activity in Room 107 for parents who would like their children to attend

5:30 Parents Educating Parents (PEP) Meeting

6:00-7:00 Workshop, hors d'oeuvres will be served

College Options For Students With I/DD

Thursday, Jan. 23rd 2020 at 6-7pm

900 Parkway Avenue

Ewing Township, NJ

This workshop will provide information about the different opportunities that college may offer your student with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We will suggest steps to add to your student’s IEP that can help orient him or her of the differences between high school and college and assessing supports offered to students with I/DD.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

State Services for Students with I/DD

Thursday, Feb. 27th 2020 at 6-7pm

900 Parkway Avenue

Ewing Township, NJ

New Jersey programs provide many supports and services for individuals with I/DD and their families, including family support, crisis intervention, after school programs, summer camp and intensive in-home and out-of-home supports, just to name a few. This presentation will provide an overview of what these programs offer, eligibility for services, and how young adults transition from children’s services to adult services when they turn 21.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Yes, Your Child Can Work! Working Toward Employment For People With I/DD

Thursday, March 26th 2020 at 6-7pm

900 Parkway Avenue

Ewing Township, NJ

For many people, a job is something that helps define who they are. It give us a meaningful place to go everyday, a way to explore our interests, a means of earning money, and a way to be a part of our community. This workshop will discuss different employment options available to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and hands—on tools for preparing students for employment.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Planning For Transition: Why It Is Vital For Your Student’s Future

Thursday, April 30th 2020 at 6-7pm

900 Parkway Avenue

Ewing Township, NJ

The transition planning process includes evaluating the student’s skills, abilities, strengths, challenges, and preferences to envision their life after leaving school. Planning involves setting goals for the student to strive toward and identifying the need for supports. Carrying out the transition plan can begin and should be a part of the student’s Individualized Educational Plan (IEP). Students and families must be actively involved in the transition planning process as early as possible and keep it moving forward. This presentation discusses the importance of planning, the steps necessary to plan, and provides hands–on tools to put a plan in place.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

SSI and Medicaid: How To Apply And Why You Need To Do So

Thursday, May 14th 2020 at 6-7pm

900 Parkway Avenue

Ewing Township, NJ

There are many different ways to initiate the Medicaid eligibility process and so it is important to make sure you have all of the necessary information. This workshop will help parents and caregivers understand how to access health care services for their loved one with I/DD from the current health care system.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.