(Hartford, CT) – The Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) will host two free Transition Expos on April 11th and May 5th for students with disabilities, their families, teachers, and other community members and providers.
For students with disabilities, the transition from school to college or to the world of work requires careful planning and knowledge of the many supports and services that are available beyond high school. Participants at the expos will have the opportunity to meet with and learn from representatives of the Department of Developmental Services, the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services, The Department of Social Services, Medicaid, the Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center, Asperger’s College-bound, Asnuntuck Community College, Capital Community College, Kennedy Center Travel Training, Job Corps, and many more.
The Hartford Transition Expo will be held Wednesday, April 11, 2012 from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm at the Tower Atrium/Lobby of the Hartford, 690 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut. The Walgreens Transition Expo will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Walgreens Distribution Center, 80 International Drive, Windsor, Connecticut.
Registration for the Transition Expos is preferred but not required. To register, contact the Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center (CPAC) and provide them with your name and the transition expo that you plan to attend. You can register by phone at: (860) 739-3089 V/TDD or Toll Free (800) 445-2722 or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
These two special events are offered with generous support from The Hartford and Walgreens. Additional partners include the Bureau of Rehabilitation Services, the State Education Resource Center, the Connecticut State Department of Education, the Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center, and the African Caribbean American Parents of Children with Disabilities.