Adult Life Webinars

What is my Adult Child Going to Do After High School?

Life for a child with special needs changes significantly after age 18 and graduation. Here you will find a series of free and informative webinars that address many of the different components and complexities of this important transition. We’ve partnered with over 40 organizations with experts in housing options, post-secondary education, jobs training, health and fitness and social opportunities. Just check out the schedule below and click the register button for the webinars you wish to attend. And click below to download a complete list of agencies and contacts that are happy to be of assistance.

Webinars

Scheduled Webinars

Adult Life Virtual Forum
Wed. April 14, 2021
12:00 - 1:00pm

Five industry professionals will cover five important topics that can help your child make a successful transition to adulthood.

  • 12:05 – Shawn Whitman Therapeutic Recreation
  • 12:15 – Margaret Gaffney Guardianship and Driving
  • 12:25 – Chris Link Next Step Clubhouse Day Program
  • 12:35 – Cheryl Morgan Coastal Carolina Life Program
  • 12:45 – Eric Chessen Autism Fitness
  • 12:55 – Q & A Session

Adult Life Virtual Forum
Wed. April 21, 2021
12:00 - 1:00pm

Five industry professionals will cover five important topics that can help your child make a successful transition to adulthood.

  • 12:05 – Alicia Lenhart  Autism Society IGNITE and Social Recreation
  • 12:15 – Robin Rowland  Compass at South Piedmont Community College
  • 12:25 – Holly Zipperer Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte
  • 12:35 – Audrey Scurfield Special Needs Ministry at Carmel Baptist Church
  • 12:45 – Bob Bowler Camp Soar
  • 12:55 – Q & A Session

 

Adult Life Virtual Forum
Wed. April 28, 2021
12:00 - 1:00pm

Five industry professionals will cover five important topics that can help your child make a successful transition to adulthood.

  • 12:05 – Tammy Medlock Best Buddies
  • 12:15 – Mindy Govan Autism Society Transition and Employment
  • 12:25 – Edie Cusack College of Charleston REACH Program
  • 12:35 – Rachel Locurto Special Olympics
  • 12:45 – Dave Baxter Christ Covenant Church
  • 12:55 – Q & A Session

Adult Life Virtual Forum
Wed. May 5, 2021
12:00 - 1:00pm

Five industry professionals will cover five important topics that can help your child make a successful transition to adulthood.

  • 12:05 – Cecil Cottrell Mount Jubilee Ministries
  • 12:15 – Julia Tennant Wake Tech TOPS Program
  • 12:25 – Joe Ryan ClemsonLIFE
  • 12:35 – Jim Guimond Camp Blue Skies
  • 12:45 – Lindsey Braciale  Advocations
  • 12:55 – Q & A Session

Adult Life Virtual Forum
Wed. May 12, 2021
12:00 - 1:00pm

Five industry professionals will cover five important topics that can help your child make a successful transition to adulthood.

  • 12:05 – Angel Jackson NC life of Rehabilitation
  • 12:15 – Michelle Mattox  No Limits Counseling
  • 12:25 – Alexandra Raxter Western Carolina UP Program
  • 12:35 – Jennifer Hamricks Gaston Links
  • 12:45 – Louise Southern Autism Society Clinical Services
  • 12:55 – Q & A Session

Adult Life Virtual Forum
Wed. May 19, 2021
12:00 - 1:00pm

Five industry professionals will cover five important topics that can help your child make a successful transition to adulthood.

  • 12:05 – Ryan Bost RyzAbove Fitness
  • 12:15 – Lori Guigoun InReach
  • 12:25 – Amy Firth Philips Academy
  • 12:35 – Alyson Shaffer                  Solving Autism
  • 12:45 – Bentzion Groner          Friendship Circle
  • 12:55 – Rochel Groner Zabs Place
  • Q & A Session

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