Free Parent Workshops

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:
Saturdays 9am-11am
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

**Please note the training schedule has been revised to combine session topics**


Sept. 13th: Introduction to Support Agencies
Panel presentation with The Arc of San Antonio, The Alamo Local Authority (ALA), Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) and an overview of the Medicaid Waiver programs.

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).

April 11th: Guardianship/Special Needs Trust
Join us for an overview of guardianship and the alternatives available. A Special Needs Trust allows an individual to retain vital resources without losing essential benefits. Methods of setting up and funding a trust will be discussed and The Arc’s Master Pooled Trust will be highlighted.

RSVP Required: Contact the Outreach Department
Heather Long 
210-490-4300, ext. 113 or


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