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“Transition to Adulthood: When the Bus Stops Coming” Workshop in Palatine


Monday, January 29, 2024    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


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

Event Type

A free, in-person workshop for parents and caregivers providing strategies for developing self-advocacy and job readiness skills for elementary and middle school students who have disabilities

Join the Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization (NSSEO) Parent Education Resource Center (PERC) for “Transition to Adulthood: When the Bus Stops Coming” on Jan. 29 from 1 to 3 p.m.

This workshop will focus on resources and strategies for helping elementary and middle school students build the skills they need to lead fulfilling lives.

Using best practices for person-centered planning, speaker Teri Steinberg will provide parents with guidance and strategies for for helping their children:

  • Develop self-advocacy skills
  • Build job readiness skills
  • Prepare for and lead their best lives

Steinberg is a frequent lecturer, facilitator, consultant and trainer on disability issues. Her work focuses on helping transition programs, schools, and families strengthen and support person-centered planning, self-determination, and living an inclusive life in the community.

Visit the Connect to Community website for more information.

To register, email Molly Dunne at