Mapping the Future Workshops for individuals with disabilities

Peaceful Living, Indian Creek Foundation, and Souderton Area School District are excited to present

Mapping the Future: 2021 Virtual Three-Part Session

Registration and Information

  • Register once for all three sessions.
  • Open to all families of students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • The event will focus on ages 14-21, but our event is open to kindergarten+.
  • The event is free and open to any school district. Registration includes a workbook binder that can be delivered to you.
  • Click here to register. 


Session 1: January 26, 2021 from 6-7:30 PM

PART I: CASTING VISION AND SUPPORTS

  • Hopes of parents
  • Dreams of students
  • Vision of the future

PART II: SUPPORTS COORDINATION AND ADVOCACY

  • What makes a great SC?
  • Timelines for different age groups
  • SCs vs. an advocate
  • IEP vs. ISP


Session 2: February 9, 2021 from 6-7:30 PM

PART III: FUNDING AND FINANCIALS

  • Types of waivers
  • Ablepay
  • Special needs trusts
  • SSI/SSDI
  • Medicaid / Medicare
  • Working while receiving benefits
  • Non-eligibility for waivers
  • Power of Attorney vs guardianship
     

Session 3: February 23, 2021 from 6-7:30 PM

PART IV: SUPPORT FOR YOUR FUTURE

  • Types of services
  • Behavior support
  • Support from your school district
  • Connecting back to your vision

For additional information, click here to e-mail Laura Housely with questions.