Fall 2009 Self-Advocacy Series
Sponsored by Wisconsin FACETS & Independence First these workshops are especially for transition-aged students with disabilities, parents, educators and service providers !
540 S. 1st St.
Milwaukee, WI 53204SESSIO
SESSION 1: CAREER EXPLORATION
Tuesday, October 20, 2009, 6-8pm
Learn about all types of careers, participate in activities designed to explore career options, & hear from a panel of experts on career exploration.
SESSION 2: WHAT TO EXPECT IN COLLEGE
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 6-8pm
Participants will learn differences between colleges, universities & technical schools & discuss which type might be right for them. Local college representatives will discuss how to get accommodations in college & how to apply for financial aid. Youth with disabilities will share their college experiences.
SESSION 3: INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 6-8pm
Staff from IndependenceFirst will talk about peer support, self-advocacy and a new project for youth with disabilities called Peer Power.
All sessions are FREE
Registrations: Contact Matthew Zellmer @ 414-374-4645 or firstname.lastname@example.org