2019 Presentation Materials

Session A2 – Transition to College: A Program for Success
Presented by Jill Lorsback, Roselyn Ellington, Emily DeGrand, Students
A2 Presentation – Transition to College: A Program for Success
A2 CFL Brochure
A2 Office Brochure

Session A3 – Creating Social, Professional & Community Partnerships Presentation
Presented by Megan Sugrue, William Burroughs, Lyndsay Palach
A3 Creating Social, Professional & Community Partnerships Presentation
A3 Creating Social, Professional & Community Partnerships Handouts

Session A4 – Catch ‘Em While They’re Young!
Presented by Jeanine Geraci, Ahmad Mshaiel
A4 Presentation – Catch ‘Em While They’re Young
A4 Handout – Catch ‘Em While They’re Young

Session A5 – Counseling Teens on Sexual Health and Risky Behaviors
Presented by Olyvia Phillips
A5 Counseling Teens on Sexual Health and Risky Behaviors

Session B1 – Getting to Know Students Descriptively, Rather Than Evaluatively
Presented by Dr. Teresa Callahan
B1 Getting to Know Students Descriptively

Session B2 – Autistic Utopia: An Introduction to Autistic Culture and the Autistic Mind
Presented by Taylor Sweeting
B2 – Autistic Utopia: An Introduction to Autistic Culture and the Autistic Mind

Session C2 – Southern Illinois Transition Project: Transforming Outcomes for Youth with I/DD
Presented by Sue Walter, Martie Buck, Reagan Carey, Kathy Harberer, Dawn Lamb, Craig Laskowski
C2 Southern Illinois Transition Project: Transforming Outcomes for Youth with I/DD Presentation
C2 HSS Fact Sheet
C2 CTF Fact Sheet
C2 CFL Fact Sheet

Session C7 – A Comprehensive Council Overview: National Trends, Introduction to Investments and Goals for Illinois
Presented by Mariel Hamer, Margie Harkness
C7 A Comprehensive Council Overview

Session D2 -Overview of the Discovery Process for Transitioning Youth to Employment
Presented by Dr. Teresa Callahan
D2 Overview of the Discovery Process for Transitioning Youth to Employment

Session E2 – Observations & Assessments of Students in Work and Community Settings
Presented by Elizabeth Watson
E2 Observations & Assessments of Students in Work and Community
E2 Assessment Forms

Session E3 – Self-Determination in the Transition to Adulthood
Presented by Amy Harshbarger, Marissa Nazareno, ShijinYe, Darcy Contri
E3 Self-Determination in the Transition to Adulthood

Session E4 – A Collaborative Model for a Licensed Therapeutic Recreation Post Transition Program
Presented by Liz Thomas, Mackenzie Irelan, Trisha Palmieri, Erica Stanko
E4 A Collaborative Model Presentation
E4 Resources – A Collaborative Model Presentaion
E4 NWSRA
E4 PURSUIT

Session E6 – Doggone It: Creative Treatment Through Animal-Assisted Interventions
Presented by Cyndie Kieffer
Doggone-It-Creative-Treatment-Through-Animal-Assisted-Interventions

Session E7 – The Expectation is Recovery: Illinois Public Health Services and Initiatives
Presented by Kathryn Dittemore, Jessena Williams
E7 Presentation Slides
4220 DMH Deaf HH
4220S DMH Deaf HH
DMH Recovery & Empowerment Handbook

Spanish – DMH Recovery & Empowerment Handbook

Session E9 – Transition Planning in Your Community
Presented by Denice Smith, Jill Bruington, Sue McGarey, Katie Rogers, Kelly Fleming, Kristie Witte
E9 Transition Planning in Your Community

Session F3 – Classroom Business Approach to Teaching Special Education Outside the Box
Presented by Katie Ricketts, Kim Hasty
F3 Classroom Business Approach to Teaching Special Ed Outside the Box

Session F8 – Financial Aspects of Transition Planning Beyond Age 22
Presented by James Thompson, Bryan Johnson
F8 Financial Aspects of Transition Planning Beyond 22
F8 Life Care Planning Quiz
F8 Special Needs Planning IEP and Beyond
F8 Seven Oaks Business Description

Session G1 – Learning More About Medicare and Medicaid
Presented by John Spears
G1 Learning More About Medicare and Medicaid

Session G3 – Break it Down! The Impact of Language on Job Training
Presented by Katie Rogers
Break it Down! Presentation
Break it Down! Large Print

Session G6 – What I Wished Someone Would Have Told Me 17 Years Ago
Presented by Amy Harshbarger
G6 What I Wished Someone Would Have Told Me 17 Years Ago
G6 Worksheet
G6 Resources
G6 Respite Ideas

Session G7 – Fast Track Transition provided by Centers for Independent Living
Presented by Marisa Cantu-Reed
G7 Fast Track Transition

Session G9 – Self-Advocacy Matters
Presented by Krescene Beck
Self-Advocacy Matters Presentation
A Culture of Self-Advocacy Environmental Checklist

Session H1 – Supported Decision Making – An Alternative to Guardianship
Presented by Stacey Aschemann
H1 Supported Decision Making Presentation
H1 Person Driven Support Worksheet – Prepared by Indiana Disability Rights
H1 Support Assessment – Prepared by Indiana Disability Rights

Session H2 – Practical Tips to Help IEP Teams Develop Appropriate Transition Plans
Presented by Mike Shea
H2 – Practical Tips to Help IEP Teams Develop Appropriate Transition Plans