Transition Seminars (from School to Community Life)


Post schooling options and process for students with a disability

Disability Connect offers a free seminar for students with a disability and/or their parents.  Topics covered in this informal seminar are:

  • Ministry of Education Transition Guidelines
  • The process of ORS funding post school:
    • What happens to this funding post school?
    • What types of vocational or day programmes are available?
    • Options for non-ORS funded students
  • Travel costs to Vocational Programmes
  • Possible Work & Income supports for families
  • Broad overview of Ministry of Health Disability Support Services
  • Needs Assessment & Service Coordination during Transition stage
  • Brief discussion re proposed MOH New Model and Individualised Funding
  • What is Welfare Guardianship and what is it used for?
  • Question and Answer time

2018 seminar for first half of year, please click here for this seminar.

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