Self-Advocacy Training, A Mini Conference for Transition Age Youth and Young Adults

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Self-Advocacy Training, A Mini Conference for Transition Age Youth and Young Adults

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What is Self-Advocacy?
Self-Advocacy is understanding what works for you to overcome barriers and knowing how to share this information with friends, employers, health care providers, professors, etc.

Who Should Attend Training?
– Transition age youth and young adults (ages 14-26)
– Youth and young adults may invite up to 4 people to join them, such as family members, educators, friends and/or staff

Schedule for the Day
8:30 – 9:00 AM – Registration (Pre-registration required)
9:00 – 10:00 AM – Keynote: Katie Smith, Youth Leadership Coordinator, PEAL Center
10:15 – 11:15 AM – Breakout Sessions
– Youth & Young Adults | Essential Components of Self-Advocacy
– Supporters | Fostering & Supporting Self-Advocacy Skill Development
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Lunch (provided)
12:30 – 1:45 PM – Making It Work: Panel Discussion on Successful Transition
2:00 – 3:00 PM – Roundtable Discussion on Transition Topics

REGISTER HERE: https://selfadvocacytraininghbg.eventbrite.com
Registration required by September 10, 2017
The mission of the Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center is to educate and empower families to ensure that children, youth and young adults with disabilities and special health care needs lead rich active lives and participate as full members of their schools and communities.

Details

Date:
September 13, 2017
Time:
4:30 am - 11:00 am EDT
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://selfadvocacytraininghbg.eventbrite.com

Venue

Penn State Harrisburg
777 West Harrisburg Pike
Middletown, PA 17057 United States
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Organizer

PEAL Center
Phone
412-281-4404
Email
info@pealcenter.org
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