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Charles County, “Navigating the Future for your Child with Special Needs”

March 23 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm EDT

Charles County Special Education Expo: Navigating the Future for your Child with Special Needs
Helping to Improve Outcomes for Individuals with Disabilities from Birth-21 years

Presented by:
Charles County Parent Center, Charles County Public Schools, & The Parents Place of Maryland

Breakout Sessions Include:
Executive Functioning – Dr. Angela Bollich, Children’s National Medical Center
Charting Your Life Course – Rene Averitt-Sanzone, The Parents Place of Maryland
Disability Determination Services (DDS) – Caroline Mason
Transition 101 – Christina Sprague, Charles County Public Schools
Behavioral Strategies – Jennifer Tennison, Personalized Therapy
Understanding the IEP Process – Nancy Pirner, Charles County Public Schools
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) -Suzie Miller
Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) – Nicole Sheppard
Social Skills / Pragmatics – Melanie Upright, Charles County Public Schools
Letting Go / Self-Advocacy – Missy Alexander, The Parents Place of Maryland
Financial Planning / Special Needs Trusts / POA – Holden and Campbell Law Firm
College Accommodations – Glennis Bacchus-Daniels, College of Southern Maryland

Exhibitor Tables May Include:
Community Mental Health Providers, Special Olympics, DORS, DDA adult provider agencies, Charles County Dept of Health and many more.


•Registration begins at 8:30 am, presentation begins at 9:00
•Conference is free but registration is required by March 8, 2019. This conference is geared toward parents or caregivers of children with special needs
•Continental Breakfast and lunch will be provided. However, we will not be able to honor any specific dietary requests.

To Register:
Fill out online registration: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090445acae2ea2f49-charles

Please contact the Parent Center with any questions or assistance with registration at: pfs@ccboe.com OR 301-934-7456

**Please Note that any requests for special accommodations for a school sponsored workshop must be made two weeks in advance for consideration.

* PPMD Event