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Transition Post Schooling Options Students With Disability

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  • Tue 10 Apr ’18, 12:00pm – 2:00pm


Disability Connect, 3b Olive Rd, Penrose


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Disability Connect offers this free seminar for students with a disability and/or their parents. Topics covered in this informal seminar are:
- Ministry of Education Transition Guidelines
- The process of ORS funding post school:
What happens to this funding post school?
What types of vocational or day programmes are available?
Options for non-ORS funded students
- Travel costs to Vocational Programmes
- Possible Work & Income supports for families
- Broad overview of Ministry of Health Disability Support Services
- Needs Assessment & Service Coordination during Transition stage
- Brief discussion re proposed MOH New Model and Individualised Funding (including Respite)
- What is Welfare Guardianship and what is it used for?
- Question and Answer time

An information pack including copy of the presentation will be given to each attendee. Tea, coffee and slices/biscuits available before the seminar starts.

Disability Connect now charges $50 including GST for each professional (working in the disability sector) attending our seminars. This can be paid by cash, cheque (made out to our full organisation name Parent and Family Resource Centre Inc.) or direct debit.

We do not accept credit card or Eftpos payments. We are happy to send an invoice at time of booking of a professional and payment is required prior to attendance. Refunds will only be given if you cancel and this must be made at least 24 hours prior to the seminar. Please phone to cancel.

There is no charge for parents or family members attending.
RSVP is essential: 09 636 0351 or admin@disabilityconnect.org.nz

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