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August 2017
Free

Transportation: A Guide for Anne Arundel County Residents with Disabilities

August 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Accessible Resources for Independence, 1406-B Crain Hwy S #206
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
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Getting around town can be particularly difficult for individuals with disabilities, but it doesn't have to be particularly difficult for individuals with disabilties, but it doesn't have to be. Join us to learn what transportation options are available to you and how to access them. Assistance with transportation applications will be provided. To register, call 443-713-3915 or email asellers@arinow.org. To request accommodations, please contact Audrey Sellers by 8/7/2017 at 443-713-3915 or asellers@arinow.org.

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$15.00

Vegetarian Cooking 101

August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Laurel MultiService Center, 9900 Washington Blvd N
Laurel, MD 20723 United States
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Who says vegetarian food can't be delicious? Join us as we learn how to prepare a scrumptious vegetarian meal! We will practice food safety and learn how to use kitchen appliances. Space is limited and meant for people with disabilities ages 18 and better. Register by 5pm, August 21st. For information or to request accommodations, please contact Audrey Sellers by August 14th at 443-713-3915 or asellers@arinow.org.

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September 2017
$185.00

The Safety Project

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TBD,

Men and women with intellectual disabilities are at a high risk for abuse.  The Safety Project was developed to address this risk. This is an 8-session group safety education program for men and women with intellectual disabilities. Class includes mini-lectures and discussion, group activities, action planning, feedback, and problem solving, and relaxation exercises. Topics covered include healthy relationships and boundaries, nature, types, and warning signs of abuse, trauma and other effects of abuse, coping and help-seeking skills, safety planning skills,…

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Free

Social Security Benefits for People with Disabilities

September 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Roger Carter Community Center, 3000 Milltowne Drive
Ellicott City, MD 21043 United States
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Cash benefit programs administered by the Social Security Administration provide a lifeline to millions of Americans who have disabilities. Join us for an overview of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). This is a basic workshop designed for parents and family members of transition-age youth with disabilities who are just beginning to explore Social Security's disability benefit programs. Presented by:  Stephanie Todd, Claims Specialist, Social Security Administration RSVP deadline is September 8, 2017. For information or…

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Free

Housing for Individuals with Disabilities: A Guide to Anne Arundel and Howard Counties

September 19 @ 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 about housing options, special opportunities for individuals with disabilities, and how to find a good roommate. Assistance with housing applications will be provided. To register, email asellers@arinow.org or call 443-715-3915 For further information or to request accommodations, please contact Audrey Sellers by 9/12/2017 at 443-713-3915 or asellers@arinow.org.

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Free

Getting Started: Self-Directed Services

September 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Bain 50+ Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way
Columbia, MD 20144 United States
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WHAT ARE SELF-DIRECTED SERVICES? HOW DO THEY WORK? BENEFITS & DRAWBACKS HOW TO GET STARTED Q & A SESSION Join us as we explore the Developmental Disabilities Administration's (DDA) self-directed services. This is a service delivery model for individuals wth develpmental 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…

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Free

Accommodations & Disclosures

September 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Laurel MultiService Center, 9900 Washington Blvd N
Laurel, MD 20723 United States
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Disclosing your disability to ask for accommodations can make a world of difference at college and at your job. Join us to learn what accommodations might be helpful for you and how to request them. To RSVP or request accommodations, call 443-713-3915 or email asellers@arinnow.org

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October 2017
Free

Getting Started: Self-Directed Services

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
The NonProfit Collaborative of Howard County, Training Room, 9770 Patuxent Woods Dr
Columbia, MD 21046 United States
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WHAT ARE SELF-DIRECTED SERVICES? HOW DO THEY WORK? BENEFITS & DRAWBACKS HOW TO GET STARTED Q & A SESSION Join us as we explore the Developmental Disabilities Administration's (DDA) self-directed services. This is a service delivery model for individuals wth develpmental 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…

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Transition Fair & Career Expo

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Road
Columbia, MD 21044 United States
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Learn about options available to young adults receiving special education services and transition planning for life after graduation. Breakout sessions: Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) - day programming and self-directed services Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) Maryland 529 Able Plan Parent Forum Transition Planning (middle and early high school years) NEW this year: Career Expo Employers will be available to interview students. Professionals will offer strategies to develop work skills. For further information, contact Dawson Robertson, 410-313-5640

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Understanding Special Needs Trusts: What Families Need to Know

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Bain 50+ Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way
Columbia, MD 20144 United States
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Topics Include: What is a special needs or supplemental trust and why might one be needed? What types of special needs trusts are available and what are the distinctions between them? What is the process of establishing a trust, including costs? What types of expenses can trust funds be used for? What are the basic differences between special needs trusts and ABLE accounts? Presenter:   Stephen R. Elville, Esq. Elville & Associates, P.C. Limited Seating - Registration Required Registration Deadline:  October…

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