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Transition Boot-camp 2015

Online Resources from the Event

Welcome & Overview of Conference Day
Ilka Riddle (University of Cincinnati University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities — UC UCEDD)

Opening: The Roles of DODD, OOD & ODE in Transition to Adult Life
Chris Filler (OCALI, representing DODD)
Kristen Helling (OOD)
Amy Szymanski (ODE)

Keynote: Transition from School to Adult Life: New Approaches to Solving Old Problems
Sue Beck, Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI)

Breakout Sessions A

1A. Ohio’s Transition Vision: A Collaborative Agency Approach to Improving Adult Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities
Chris Filler (representing DODD), Kristen Helling (OOD), Amy Szymanski (ODE)

2A. Vocational Rehabilitation as a Pathway to Integrated Competitive Community Employment
Omoteji “Teji” Adeyemon (OOD), Crystal Hutzel (OOD)

3A. Making a Plan: Educational Options after High School
Marcie Mendelsohn (Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center), Jenn Radt (University of Cincinnati, Clermont)

4A. The Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) & Medicaid Application and Determination Process
Sue Denny (Social Security Administration), Davona Jeter (Medicaid)

5A. The Employment First Transition Framework
Sue Beck (OCALI)

Lunch & Vendor Fair
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Breakout Sessions B

1B. Financial Strategies for Families with Children who have Special Needs
Chris Collier, CLU, ChSNC, Innova Financial Group

2B. Taking Evidence Based Practices that Support Positive Behaviors into the Community and Work Place
Christy Even Warren County Education Service Center (WCESC), Margaret Hammeran (WCESC), Carolyn Jones (JOURNEY to Successful Living), Lisa Sumner (JOURNEY to Successful Living)

3B. Transition from Pediatric to Adult Health Care
Jason Woodward, MD (Transition Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), Abby Nye, MD (Transition Medicine, CCHMC), Abbie Cornelius (Family Financial Advocate, CCHMC), Erica Riley (Family Financial Advocate, CCHMC)

4B. Making a Difference: The Art of Community Connecting
Scott Osterfeld, Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities5

5B. The Role of Siblings (Relatives) throughout Life: Collaboration Now and in the Future
Barb Sapharas, Ohio Sibs

Breakout Sessions C

1C. Guardianship, Supported Decision-Making & other Alternatives
Kristen Henry (Disability Rights Ohio, DRO), Andy Brennan (DRO)

2C. Secondary Transition IEP Goals: What will your child and family have acquired when you reach the destination
Patrick Wong (State Support Team, Region 13 at Hamilton County Education Services Center)

3C. Advocacy for Transition-Age Youth and their Families: Navigating Paths to Adulthood
Kara Ayers (UC UCEDD)

4C. Transition and County Boards of Developmental Disabilities: An Overview
David Delgado (Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Scott Brown & Elizabeth Moran (Clermont County Board of DD), Latrice Smith & Lisa Myers (Hamilton County Board of DD), Tony Hidy (Warren County Board of DD)

5C. Living in the Community: Housing & Transportation Options
Brady Sellet (UC UCEDD), Ranata Mattison, Living Arrangements for the Developmentally Disabled (LADD), Representatives from Butler, Clermont, Hamilton and Warren Counties Boards of Developmental Disabilities

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