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“Transition to Adulthood: What To Do When Your Child Is Turning 18” in Palatine


Thursday, February 22, 2024    
10:00 am - 11:30 am


NSSEO Parent Education Resource Center (PERC)
520 S. Plum Grove Road, Palatine, Illinois, 60067

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Free in-person overview of steps to take as your child turns 18, including options after high school, home and community-based services, resources and more

Join the Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization (NSSEO) Parent Education Resource Center (PERC) for “Transition to Adulthood: What To Do When Your Child Is Turning 18” on Feb. 22 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Suzanne Aaron, an information and outreach specialist with The Arc of Illinois’ Illinois Life Span program, will provide information and answer questions about:

  • Educational post-secondary options
  • Transition-related training and resources for families
  • A to-do list of actions to take as your child turns 18
  • Brief explanations of federal and state programs such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicaid, home and community-based services, and guardianship/adult decision-making options

This face-to-face presentation is free and open to anyone who wants to learn more about this topic.

To register, email Molly Dunne at