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New Vista (Formerly Bluegrass.org)
Breakout sessions from the 2019 Expo
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(Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care)
VP Nursing at The Kidz Club
Director of Nursing Operations at The Kidz Club
This session explains how a Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care (PPEC) facility provides daily care for medically complex children, ages birth to 21 years. Hear from parents and clients how PPECs have empowered their life.
DEVELOPING THE SPECIAL EDUCATION PROCESS
Assistant Director of KY-SPIN and Special Needs Advocate
This session will explain in depth what the Special Education Process is, what your rights and responsibilities are, as well as how to effectively advocate for your child’s needs. A step-by-step through the whole Special Education Process from initial evaluation to the writing of the IEP, for ages 3 - 21 years.
Director of Medicaid Community Alternatives Division
Join in this session to gain an understanding of waivers, person centered planning and services.
Karen Perch, PH.D, J.D.
Executive Director of Life Plan of KY
This session advises on setting up Special Needs Trusts, Stable Accounts and Guardianship. Learn the tools of protecting your child's future.
Instructor at Kore Academy
Susan Scott, Founder of My Autism Tribe
This 1-1/2 hour session dives into, "What I wish I had been told when my child was diagnosed with Autism". Listen to a parent panel discuss their experiences with having an autistic child. Learn about the benefits of ABA Therapy.
Educational Specialist with KY-SPIN
This session is designed for families who need to plan a successful transition from high school to training, employment and independent living. Topics include: changes in rights and responsibilities, disability disclosure, and supporting self-advocacy. Curriculum developed by PACER’s National Parent Center on Transition and Employment through Mitsubishi Electric Foundation grant.