During the early years, the focus is getting a child ready for school. During the school years, the focus begins to turn to getting ready for adult life – working toward a vision of what the person will do after school ends, what kind of job they might have, and what their day-to-day life might look like.
Watch this webinar to learn about your role and responsibilities as an advocate for your child, how to foster positive working relationships with members of your school team, and ways to build your confidence as your child’s advocate.
Learn how assistive technology can support people with disabilities throughout the lifespan, hear about resources in Missouri to help connect people to assistive technology, and find out the different ways assistive technology can be funded.
Learn why it’s important to plan no matter your age or family situation, find out about a tool that will help you in planning for the future, and hear real life examples of how important your circle of support can be in planning for life transitions and aging.
Learn about employment options, find out about Missouri initiatives around employment, and discover resources dedicated to employment in your community.
Hear how people with disabilities of all ages are making a difference in their communities through volunteering, find out how you or someone you know or support can get connected to volunteer opportunities, and learn about AmeriCorps and other National Service programs and how your organization or the people you support can get involved!