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Mont Co-Rockville: Transitioning Youth Resource Fair
November 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Transitioning Youth Resource Fair on Nov 2 – Montgomery College Rockville
9am – community coach par excellence George Tilson will speak on Making Your Dreams Happen in the Theatre Arts Auditorium. (simultaneously translated in Spanish)
10 – 1pm – Visit more than 60 exhibitors in the Montgomery College Rockville Small Gym (PE building) – learn about opportunities in employment, education, social/recreation, financial planning
…and plan to attend one of four workshops from 11-12 – all room numbers in the Physical Education Building
Room 148 Lessons from Self-Advocates
A panel of young adults will share personal stories of getting a job, socializing, living independently
Room 116 Oportunidades de Empleo
SPANISH workshops – employment opportunities and financial planning with Marta Bohorquez, JSSA and Gladys del Pozo, New York Life1 – Venga y aprenda sobre oportunidades de empleo para personas con diferentes discapacidades, experiencia laboral, intereses y niveles de educación. Marta Bohorquez, JSSA
2 – Necesidades especiales…Como cuidar a los seres queridos en circunstancias únicas – Gladys Del Pozo, New York Life
Room 149 Conversations About Creating Independence with Shawn Lattanzio, Montgomery County Local Behavioral Health Authority (based on the ideas in this brochure)
Helping young adults reach for independence: Letting go is easier said than done.
o Shawn Lattanzio, Montgomery County Local Behavioral Health Authority
Room 135 Building Social Relationships with licensed clinical social worker Jonathan Rhodes
Meeting friends, using strong conversation starters and appropriate communication skills, recognizing problems and building relationships successfully and safely.
o Jonathan Rhoads, licensed clinical social worker specializing in working with young people with autism spectrum disorders
Room 112 – QUIET ROOM
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