TABLE TALK – NISD SPECIAL EDUCATION PARENT INFORMATION AND TRAINING SERIES 2019-2020
October 16, 2019 -Topic: “Transition” from School to Community
Explore post-secondary programs and services available for young adults with disabilities to help them transition to their community after high school.
Time: 11:30am to 1:00pm Location: The Nellie Reddix Center – Dining Room 4711 Sid Katz Dr., San Antonio, TX 78229 – 210-397-2401
November 20, 2019 – Topic: SSI & Special Needs Trusts
Learn how to apply, appeal and access SSI disability benefits offered through the Social Security Administration. Learn how a Special Needs Trust can help an individual with special needs keep financial resources without losing important benefits.
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm Location: Stevens High School – LGI Rm B102 (down hall from front entrance) 600 N. Ellison Dr., San Antonio, TX 78251 -210-397-6450
February 12, 2020 – Topic: Vocational Options & Long Term Supports
Explore Vocational Rehabilitation Services offered through Texas Workforce Solutions (TWS) for individuals with special needs. Also, learn how to access long term services and supports through AACOG/ IDD Services for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: The Nellie Reddix Center – Dining Room 4711 Sid Katz Dr., San Antonio, TX, 78229 – 210-397-2401
April 15, 2020 – Topic: Guardianship/Alternatives
Learn the process to obtaining guardianship of a loved one with special needs and explore available alternatives to guardianship.
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Northside Learning Center (NLC) – Bldg. F 6632 Bandera Rd., San Antonio, TX 78238 – 210-397-8100
Open to All Students and Staff in NISD
**To help the sessions run smoothly, it is recommended that information sessions be attended only by parents, teen/adult students, staff and caregivers.**
**Please contact Yvonne Larralde, LMSW (Social Worker) for questions at 210-397-2472