EVENT: Transitioning from High School to Work Resource Fair

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WHAT: Charting Your Course, 17th Annual Transition Fair – Sponsored by Transition Partners of Northeast Indiana

WHEN: Monday, October 4 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: IPFW Walb Memorial Union

Who should attend:

  • Students transitioning out of high school
  • Parents/Guardians of a child with a disability
  • Professionals working in the field of disabilities
  • Advocates including teachers and case managers

The transition fair will include, but is not limited to representatives from:

  • The INDATA Project – assistive technology resources
  • Area providers of residential, employment and community services
  • Educators from area school corporations and colleges
  • Social Security representatives
  • IN*SOURCE (Indiana’s Parent Training and Information Center)
  • League for the Blind and Disabled, Inc.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Services Staff
  • CitiLink (bus transportation)
  • Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services

Events Include:

  • Benefits Information Panel Discussion (5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.) on Social Security, Vocational Rehabilitation, and how working impacts your benefits
  • Higher Education Panel Discussion (6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) on differences between high school and college for the student with a disability

For more information, contact Randy Wolf, Chairperson Transition Partners of Northeast Indiana at (260) 478-7617 x.19.

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