Autism Alliance of Michigan (AAoM) is pleased to announce a series of three FREE virtual panel discussions in the areas of health care, education, employment, and independent living transition planning. AAoM understands that each child’s transition into adulthood is a unique path and we are here to help. Join us for a dynamic panel discussion with experts in the field to better help navigate the next steps in your own journey.
This program requires individuals to register in advance for each event. During pre-registration please submit questions for our panelists.
Education Transition Planning from Middle School to High School
Thursday Nov. 5, 2020 | 6pm – 8pm
Where are you? Where do you want to go? How do you get there?
Whether school is happening in-person or virtually, effective transition planning still needs to happen. Join AAoM and our panel of experts to discuss the transition planning process and learn about resources to help with this important time in a student’s IEP journey.
Employment and Independent Living Transition Planning
Tuesday Nov. 10, 2020 | 6pm – 8pm
Successful employment becomes more of a reality when combined with skills to live more independently. Join AAoM for an expert panel discussion on steps, tools, and resources needed for a successful transition into the workforce and living a richer and more independent life.
Health Care Transition for Youths with Autism
Tuesday Nov. 17, 2020 | 6pm – 8pm
Finding a primary care provider who understands the unique needs of individuals with autism can be challenging, especially when it comes time to transition adolescents from their pediatrician to an adult physician.
Join us for a discussion with a dynamic panel of clinicians who will talk about important strategies parents or caregivers can use to ensure a successful health care transition for youths with autism.