CARD - Special Event

Topic: PEPSA Regional Training - Planning & Preparing for Secondary Transition


Tuesday, June 6, 2023
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UNF Adam W. Herbert University Center
12000 Alumni Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224

Target Audience:


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the presentation, participants will be able to:

Training Description
Families and school staff will learn about structures and resources that are available to ensure financial stability for adults with disabilities, to plan for safe and suitable living arrangements, to identify and participate in rewarding work, and to advocate for and build protections around loved ones as they transition into adulthood.

Target Audience:
Teachers, school leaders and administrators, family members

Training Objectives
Participants will:
•Learn about the importance of creating financial security for their loved ones withdisabilities as they transition into adulthood and greater independence.
•Learn about products and structures to help families save money for their familymembers with disabilities to use as adults.
•Become aware of the multitude of considerations that impact a person withdisabilities when they become adults and how to ensure that their loved onesare supported and safe throughout their lifespans.
•Talk with multiple agencies in the community whose focus is creating meaningfuland rewarding lives for adults with disabilities through continuing education, rewarding work, socialization opportunities, and safe housing.

Additional Information

About the Presenter
•ABLE United oversees the administration of savings accounts for adults withspecial needs to assist with health, education, housing, transportation, legal, andother qualified expenses without affecting Federal benefits.
•Comprehensive Rehabilitation Consultants assist with life care planning,resource management, and vocational assessments, among their many serviceofferings.
•Hoyt and Bryan, LLC, is a law firm specializing in wealth and legacymanagement with particular expertise in elder and special needs law.

For additional information, contact Amy Lane (904) 633-4338 amy.lane@jax.ufl.edu.