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Resources for Parents

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Below is a list of resources from CHKD, as well as additional online resources for parents of children with special needs.

Transition Resources

Guardianship/Alternatives to Guardianship

Emergency Preparedness Resources

Disease Specific Organizations

Webinars

Please note: You will need to install Webex Meetings to view the webinars listed below. Download Webex Meetings here.


November

November 16, 2020

Topic: Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Presenter: Lizna Odhwani, Public Affairs Specialist, Social Security Administration
Navigating Supports for Individuals with Disabilities   PDF.jpg

November 17, 2020

Topic: Virginia Medicaid
Presenter: Sandra Hermann, CHKD Care Connection for Children
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November 18, 2020

Topic:Virginia's Home and Community Based Medical Waiver, the Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus Waiver (CCC Plus Waiver)
Presenter: Sandra Hermann, CHKD Care Connection for Children
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November 19

Topic:Virginia's Home and Community Based Medicaid Waivers, Developmental Disabilities Waivers to include the Community Living (CL), Family and Individual Support (FIS) and Building Independence (BI) Waivers
Presenter: Sandra Hermann, CHKD Care Connection for Children
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July

July 27, 2020

Topic: Guardianship vs. Alternatives to Guardianship - Transitioning Students with Disabilities
Presenter: Dana Traynham, Disability Law Center of Virginia 
How to Decide ... Who Decides When I Can't Decide?
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    July 28, 2020

    Topic: Special Needs Trusts - Special Needs Trust
    Presenter: Pearl Hartley, Caring Consulting
    Special Needs Trusts
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      Topic: ABLE Accounts - ABLEnow 
      Presenter: Gabriella Barnes, ABLEnow
      ABLE Accounts
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        July 29, 2020

        Topic: Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP), Secondary Dependency Program for Incapacitated Adults and Extended Health Benefits for Military Dependents Over the Age of 21 - Transitioning Students with Disabilities
        Presenters: Loris Velez Acevedo and Darlene Newsom, Military
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        Secondary Dependency Program
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          July 30, 2020

          Topic: Project SEARCH and Customized Employment for Individuals with Significant Disabilities - Transitioning Students with Disabilities
          Presenter: Martin Kurylowski, Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
          Project SEARCH and Customized Employment
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            July 31, 2020

            Topic: Wrap up - Individual experiences accessing the services discussed throughout the week - Transitioning Students with Disabilities
            Presenter: Individuals and Family Members


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            Additional Resources for Parents

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