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Description: This training is a self-paced online course. The course is provided as a collaboration between the Virginia Commonwealth University Autism Center for Excellence and the Virginia Autism Council. To participate, you need a computer with (preferably high-speed) internet access, Adobe Flash Player software within your browser, and a sound card with speakers in order to listen to the lectures (full text transcripts are provided for all lectures and multimedia). This course is designed for parents and...
Description: Course Overview "Get Ready for College: A Resource for Teens with Disabilities" is a free series of online lessons, each focusing on a different aspect in the college preparation, selection, and disability services process. These online lessons contain video presentations and resources that can be used to equip students and others with the knowledge and skills for the transition to postsecondary education. Topics include the differences between high school and college, postsecondary education...
Date(s): 10/5/2021 - 11/15/2021
Description: Danny Rubin is an award-winning author and speaker who works directly with students and working professionals. He provides advice on networking and interpersonal skills, writing emails, and press releases. Register for Webinar: Explore the World of Being a Chef October 5 at 12:30 p.m. ET  Register for Webinar: Explore the World of Agriculture October 20 at 12:30 p.m. ET Register for Webinar: Explore the World of Video Game Development November 3 at 1:30...
Date(s): 10/10/2021 8:00 PM - 11/30/2021 5:00 PM
Description: Fall Registration Transition University will offer a 5-session self-paced online series to help parents/guardians navigate the transition process for their school age child and prepare for the adult world. Life is full of transitions. For families of children with disabilities thinking about the future can bring mixed emotions. Some families are just trying to make it through day-to-day challenges and might not feel they have the energy to think about what happens after high school. Others...
Date(s): 10/19/2021 - 11/18/2021
Description: Our ASCV Conference Series, Building a Spectrum of Opportunity, is back! This year's Series will feature twice-weekly virtual presentations on critical autism-related topics for self-advocates, caregivers, and teachers or other professionals interested in learning more about how to better serve our autism community. Conference Series attendees will have access to live Zoom presentations, recordings of previous presentations, and additional on-demand recorded sessions. We are also offering...
Date(s): 10/21/2021 12:30 PM - 10/21/2021
Description: For parents and students aged 14 and older, this workshop will encourage active participation in developing a meaningful and useful transition plan to help in preparing for life as an adult when they finish school. It will tell you what needs to be in the transition plan, and what the law (IDEA) says about transition services. The transition plan is part of the IEP for students in Virginia who are age 14 and over. It can be frightening to contemplate life after school has finished, but PEATC is...
Date(s): 10/22/2021 12:00 PM - 10/22/2021 1:00 PM, 10/29/2021 12:00 PM - 10/29/2021 1:00 PM, 11/1/2021 12:00 PM - 10/1/2021 1:00 PM, 11/5/2021 2:00 PM - 11/5/2021 3:00 PM, 11/12/2021 12:00 PM - 11/12/2021 1:00 PM, 11/19/2021 2:00 PM - 11/19/2021 3:00 PM, 12/3/2021 12:00 PM - 12/3/2021 1:00 PM
Description: Registration for Blue Ridge LEND Lunch & Learn The Blue Ridge LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) Program is pleased to announce their ongoing Lunch & Learn Virtual Lecture Series focused on topics related to evidence-based, culturally competent, person- and family-centered care for autism and other developmental disabilities. Sessions will be held from 12:00-1:00 PM (times may vary) on Fridays, August 27 through December 3,...
Date(s): 10/26/2021 10:30 AM - 10/26/2021 3:45 PM, 10/27/2021 10:30 AM - 10/27/2021 4:45 PM
Description: The College STAR Virtual Conference: Preparing students who learn differently for college success, is a free, full-day, online conference for students, families, and professionals seeking meaningful resources and information about transition and access in higher education for students with diverse learning profiles. Professionals from across the country are assembling to inform participants about topics such as: accessibility services and accommodations, developing a college-level learning...
Date(s): 11/5/2021 10:00 AM - 11/5/2021 12:00 PM
Description: How can I ensure that my loved one with disabilities has a place to live after I’m gone? Can s/he inherit our home? Can we buy a condo?  For parents of people with disabilities, ensuring a safe place for their child to live is one of their top priorities. A permanent home provides long-term stability and enhances their quality of life. The Arc of Northern Virginia's Special Needs Trust program can integrate real estate with trust assets, with KeyBank as trustee. Join our webinar to...
Date(s): 2/6/2022 8:00 PM - 3/28/2022 5:00 PM
Description: Winter Registration Transition University will offer a 5-session self-paced online series to help parents/guardians navigate the transition process for their school age child and prepare for the adult world. Life is full of transitions. For families of children with disabilities thinking about the future can bring mixed emotions. Some families are just trying to make it through day-to-day challenges and might not feel they have the energy to think about what happens after high school....
Date(s): 6/12/2022 8:00 PM - 8/7/2022 5:00 PM
Description: Summer Registration Transition University will offer a 5-session self-paced online series to help parents/guardians navigate the transition process for their school age child and prepare for the adult world. Life is full of transitions. For families of children with disabilities thinking about the future can bring mixed emotions. Some families are just trying to make it through day-to-day challenges and might not feel they have the energy to think about what happens after high school....