Below is a list of upcoming workshops, seminars and trainings designed to help parents and caregivers of children or adults with developmental disabilities.
Planning for the Future 2014-2015 Series
Planning for the Future is a series of workshops designed to help parents/caregivers of children/young adults with developmental disabilities plan for the future.
Workshop Time & Location:
at The Arc of San Antonio’s Pam Stephens Center
6530 Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, TX 78240
Child Care Option Available: The Respite Care of San Antonio offers Respite care on site during these workshops. For more information, please contact Kathy Ramirez at (210) 737-1212
Sept. 13th: Introduction to Support Agencies
Panel presentation with The Arc of San Antonio, The Alamo Local Authority (ALA) and Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS).
Oct. 11th: Medicaid Waiver Programs
Learn about the CLASS, HCS and MDCP “Interest Lists” from community representatives including what each program offers in terms of services and why they are important.
Nov. 8th: Social Security
Attendees will learn the differences between SSI and SSDI. Additional topics include: work incentives, fair share and Disabled Adult Child (DAC).
Jan. 10th: College Options
Learn about current disability support programs offered at local colleges as well as options available in surrounding Texas cities.
March 7th: Transition to Adult Health Care
Highlighted programs include Star-Plus, Medicaid and Medicare.
April 11th: Guardianship
Join us for an overview of guardianship. Learn who is appropriate and alternatives to guardianship including Power of Attorney.
May 9th: Special Needs Trust
A Special Needs Trust allows an individual to retain resources without losing essential benefits. Methods of setting up and funding a trust will be discussed.