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Parents of children with learning and developmental disabilities who are age 13 or older are invited to a free public education event hosted by ACCESS February 5th beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Turning Point: Life After High School will feature representatives from area government agencies, community service providers and education service providers who will educate parents on a variety of topics including:

  • Transition services
  • Vocational programming and job placement
  • Considering individuals’ strengths and weaknesses for housing, employment and training programs
  • supported living options
  • The Medicaid waiver and adult services
  • GED testing requirements and accommodations
  • Regional post-secondary educational programs for students with learning and/or developmental disabilities.

The event takes place from 6 until 8 p.m. at ACCESS on 10618 Breckenridge Dr., Little Rock. For more information call Megan Jackson, ACCESS receptionist at (501) 217-8600.

Meredith is the online editor of the Savvy Blog. She lives in Little Rock with her twin sons, dogs, cats, and husband.
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