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Virtual Info Session – Spectrum Innovates Pathway Program at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology


For more information, click here to register. A NEW MODEL OF TRANSITION FOR THOSE ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM: Spectrum Innovates Pathway Program (SIPP) is a bridge to higher-ed and the work force for post secondary autistics whose passions include aviation, aerospace and related fields. See how our innovative transition program can open the door to […]

Eighth Annual Celebration of People with Disabilities in Films Film Festival: Disability is Diversity Day at Pace University

A DAY OF CELEBRATION AT PACE UNIVERSITY Pace University is once again celebrating diversity with its eighth Annual Celebration of People with Disabilities in Films Film Festival. This year, the festivities have expanded into Disability is Diversity Day. As always, this event is free and open to all. The festival offers the opportunity for guests […]

21st Annual Autism Conference (#CARDAAC)

Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel 903 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson, MD, United States

Join professionals, parents and caregivers at the 21st Annual Autism Conference (#CARDAAC)! Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) is thrilled to host a dynamic hybrid event that offers both in-person and virtual options! Learn with attendees from around the United States and the world. Our community members hail from 40+ states […]

Perkins School for the Blind January Transition Talk: Demystifying Housing Options for Young Adults

Virtual Event

Considering living options for your adult child’s future can be daunting. Our January workshop will introduce families to various housing models for young adults, explore the options that might be available and learn about the benefits of shared living and other living options. Bring your questions! Guest Speaker: Pam Blanton, Partners 4 Housing Date: Tuesday, […]


Perkins School for the Blind February Transition Talk: College Pathways for Young Adults with Disabilities

Virtual Event

College can look many different ways. Learn about the various college pathways available for students with disabilities. We will explore the differences between inclusive college programs and how to find a program that will be a fit while also considering how to ensure college success. Guest Speaker: Jane Brown, College Autism Spectrum Date: Tuesday, February […]


Perkins School for the Blind March Transition Talk – Decoding the Legal Maze: A Comprehensive Guide to Guardianship

Virtual Event

Our March Transition Talks workshop will explore topics including guardianship alternatives (e.g., durable power of attorney, representative payee, conservatorship, supported decision making, shared educational decision-making), as well as special needs trusts. Guest Speaker: Fred Misilo, Esq., Fletcher Tilton Law Firm Date: Tuesday, March 5, 6:30 - 7:30pm EST (Eastern time) For series information and to […]


Perkins School for the Blind April Transition Talk: Health Insurance – Keeping the Wheels on the Bus!

Virtual Event

Disabled dependents can usually stay on a parent’s health insurance policy beyond age 26. Learn what steps need to be taken to maintain coverage, as well as how disabled young adults obtain Medicare, how different public and private insurances interact, and how to navigate private and public insurance(s). Guest Speaker: Amy K. Weinstock, The Insurance […]