Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Event Details

The Future Is Now: A Future Planning Workshop, Session 4

Date: March 01, 2010

Time: 6:00PM to 8:30PM

Location: Room 241 Vanderbilt Kennedy Center/MRL Building

Description

The Future Is Now: A Future Planning Workshop for Families and Their Adult Relatives with Developmental Disabilities

By drafting a Letter of Intent, parents/caregivers, siblings, and their adult relatives with a developmental disability will clarify their expectations for the future and identify potential supports.

Workshop focus will include discussions on:

    • Purpose and benefits of future planning
    • Building relationships and identifying supports
    • Understanding housing options
    • Work, leisure, and retirement
    • Legal, financial, and guardianship information
    • Self-advocacy and community involvement

    A curriculum of five 2.5-hour sessions:
    February 8, 15, and 22, and March 1 and 15.

    $75 per family includes all 5 workshops. Limit 12 families.

    Family participants may include adult with disability, parents/guardians, sibilings or other relatives, and personal assistants.

    For location, maps, and parking, visit our website.

    To register, please contact Carol Rabideau, LCSW, at carol.rabideau@vanderbilt.edu or (615) 936-5122.

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