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April 2017

Life Transition Series 2016-2017: Alternatives to Guardianships

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Woods Memorial Church, 611 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd
Severna Park, MD 21146 United States
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Should my child have a guardian? This is a question that often arises for persons with developmental disabilities. In particular, many parents feel that they must establish guardianship to ensure adequate care for their family member after he or she reaches a particular age. In many cases, well-meaning actions by family members can lead to unimagined consequences for other family members in the future. Each family should explore the pros and cons regarding guardianship. Families who want to learn the…

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Getting Started: Self-Directed Services

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Roger Carter Community Center, 3000 Milltowne Dr
Elllicott City, MD 21043 United States
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Join us as we explore the Developmental Disabilities Administration's (DDA) self-directed services. This is a service delivery model for individuals with developmental disabilities who wish to exercise more choice, control, and authority over their supports. The workshop is designed for parents of youth with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and in their last two years of high school. The workshop will focus on steps for parents and youth to get started on the path to self-determination through self-directed services. Space is…

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Getting Started: Self-Directed Services

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Bain 50+ Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way
Columbia, MD 20144 United States
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Join us as we explore the Developmental Disabilities Administration's (DDA) self-directed services. This is a service delivery model for individuals with developmental disabilities who wish to exercise more choice, control, and authority over their supports. The workshop is designed for parents of youth with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and in their last two years of high school. The workshop will focus on steps for parents and youth to get started on the path to self-determination through self-directed services. Space is…

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$15.00

Sweet Skills

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Bain 50+ Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way
Columbia, MD 20144 United States
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Learn how to make delicious strawberry shortcake and yogurt partfait. We will cover food & kitchen safety and cooking essentials. Participants will enjoy peer to peer interactions and dine on personal desserts. Space is limited! Register by April 19th https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sweet-skills-tickets-33671026948 Questions? Call 443-713-3912

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Free

Self-Care 101

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Accessible Resources for Independence, 1406-B Crain Hwy S #206
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
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Join us to learn the importance of self care to total well-being. In this workshop, we will learn how to nurture our personal growth. Participants will leave with a personalized plan to be well and keep well! FREE to attend. To RSVP or request accommodations, call 443-713-3915 or email asellers@arinow.org

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May 2017
Free

Handling Your Household

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Accessible Resources for Independence, 1406-B Crain Hwy S #206
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
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Handling your household means keeping it clean! Can you fold and iron your laundry? Do you choose the right cleaning supplies for the right task? Come learn how to handle your household in this interactive workshop. Compete with others in a cleaning challenge for a chance to win prizes! TO RSVP or request accommodations, call 443-713-3915 or email asellers@arinow.org

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Free

ABLE ACCOUNTS INFORMATION SESSION

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Woods Memorial Church, 611 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd
Severna Park, MD 21146 United States
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Join Lori Mackland, Community Relations Administrator for the Maryland 529 ABLE Plan, as we learn more about the ABLE accounts set to roll out in October! Maryland ABLE accounts are a new way to help individuals with disabilities who experience disability prior to the age of 26 save money. They can be used to pay for qualified disability-related expenses and can be saved without jeopardizing federal means-tested benefits such as SSI or Medicaid. Space is limited. RSVP by May 18,…

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June 2017
Free

ABLE ACCOUNTS INFORMATION SESSION

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Roger Carter Community Center, 3000 Milltowne Drive
Ellicott City, 21043 United States
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Join Lori Mackland, Community Relations Administrator for the Maryland 529 ABLE Plan, as we learn more about the ABLE accounts set to roll out in October! Maryland ABLE accounts are a new way to help individuals with disabilities who experience disability prior to the age of 26 save money. They can be used to pay for qualified disability-related expenses and can be saved without jeopardizing federal means-tested benefits such as SSI or Medicaid. Space is limited. RSVP by May 18,…

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Free

College Prep Bootcamp

June 16 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway Room 101 Florestano Bldg
Arnold, MD 21012
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Featuring: Overview of Programs: Credit and degree, professional certifications and job training, and personal enrichment Financial Aid and the Disability Tuition Waiver Disability Support Services and how they can help you be successful Accommodations and disclosures Professor expectations Student engagement Student experience panel Campus tour (Includes continental breakfast and lunch)

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Free

Dating & Relationships

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Accessible Resources for Independence, 1406-B Crain Hwy S #206
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
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Dating...It's complicated. Sometimes it can be difficult to meet new people and to keep relationships going strong. Join us to learn tools to keep your relationships healthy. We will discuss topics such as personal space, open communication, and the different types of relatonships. To RSVP or request accommodations, call 443-713-3915 or email asellers@arinow.org

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