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Planning For Successful Transitions

Planning for Successful Transitions:
Preparing Youth for Adult Living, Learning & Working!
A free educational event for youth with disabilities, their families, 
and the professionals who support them.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 
8:30 am - 2:00 pm 
Town Clock Business Center
680 Main Street,  Dubuque, IA 52001
 
This free educational event will provide 
  • Real world perspective from parents of youth and young adults with disabilities
  • Information about transition planning in Special Education
  • IEP transition goals
  • Unique resources and guidance for transition-age youth in foster care
  • Tips and tools to prepare for living, learning, and working after high school
  • The role of families in exploring and preparing for work as an adult
  • Key information about post-secondary education and employment options
  • Access to local and statewide service providers, agencies, and resources
Meet Keynote Presenter

Alyson Beytien is a popular national and international speaker, author, parent and educator trainer, and mother of three sons with autism. She has  a Master's degree in Education specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), and currently works as a Board Certified  Behavior Analyst at the Autism HD program at Hills & Dales in Dubuque, where she is involved in assessment, intervention and training for individuals with ASD. Alyson  has given over 300 presentations for numer ous organizations on a wide range of topics related to autism, and is the author of  Autism Everyday: Over 150 Strategies Lived and Learned by a Profess..., which won the Literary Work of the Year Award from the Autism Society of America in 2012. 
Alyson will share her journey as a mother of young adults with disabilities, and the various challenges and lessons she has learned while helping her children prepare for success after high school. 

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