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Transition Workshop for families with students with special needs, ages 14-21
Transition Workshops sponsored by E-Marc and the Malden Special Education Department:
EMARC Family Resource Center presents two workshops for families with special needs of young adults, ages 14-21. These workshoops are presented by Pat Pakos, Transition Specialist for the ARC of Massachusetts and a Parent Panel. Advanced Registration is required.
Light refreshments will be provided.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012: “The Parent and Student’s Role in Transition”
The Transition process begins at age 14. How do you make the most of the time your child has left in school, and give them best possible start in the “real world”? This workshop will focus on post-secondary goals and objectives, self-determination, self-advocacy, self-directed IEP’s and the importance of partnerships with school systems and human service agencies.Light refreshments will be provided.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012: “What Happens When the School Bus Stops Coming”
This workshop focuses on employment, adult recreational activities, friendships, waivers, community connections and services offered to adults. Meet a panel of 3 parents whose children have recently transitioned into the adult world!
$5 per workshop…scholarships are available!
Malden residents will be able to attend at no cost, thanks to a grant from Wal-Mart. *Pre-registration is required – contact us for details.
Register via email to: email@example.com
Questions, scholarships, or phone registrations:
Contact Michelle Faugno at 781-942-4888
Family Resource Center
26 Princess Street
Wakefield, MA 01880
|Where||Malden High School 77 Salem St, Malden, MA 02148 (Cafeteria)|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||5:30 pm–7:30 pm|
|Who to bring||Moms, Dads|
|Price||free for Malden families. $5 for other community participants.|
More About Malden High School
Malden High School is located just outside of Malden Center across from the Malden Public Librabry. The high school was originally built in 1939 and is currently undergoing a renovation project to be completed in 2012.
The renovation aims to provide 14 new science labs, 11 new conputer labs, as well as new classrooms to expand new programs including engineering and biotechnology.
The high school has many extracurricular activities for student to participate in, including a high school newspaper, a full sports program, marching band, color guard, drama soceity, cheerleading club, gospel club and much more.