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WHAT ARE DDA SERVICES, WHY ARE THEY IMPORTANT AND HOW DO I APPLY FOR THEM?

April 26, 2023 @ 10:30 pm - April 27, 2023 @ 12:00 am

WHAT ARE DDA SERVICES, WHY ARE THEYIMPORTANT AND HOW DO I APPLY FOR THEM?  

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Presentation in English 6:30-7:00p.m.

Presentation in Spanish 7:15p.m.

7:00-8:00 We will work withindividuals on their initial elegibility paperwork and answer your specific questions(in person only)

Howard County AutismSociety  

9770 Patuxent Woods Drive
Columbia, MD 21046
or
Virtual (for the presentation portion only) 

The Developmental DisabilitiesAdministration (DDA) provides services for children and adults with intellectualand developmental disabilities that focus on the areas of self-determination, self-advocacy, supporting families, housing,employment, and assistive technology. Understanding and applying for theseservices at any age is important, but especially asstudents with intellectual and developmental disabilities prepare tomove from the school system into adult life (age 14 and up). There will bea presentation featuring an overview of DDA services at 6:30 in English and7:15 in Spanish, both sessions will be available in person orvirtually. Additionally, DDA and HCPSS staff will be on handthroughout the evening to assist families in filling out the initial eligibilityapplication for DDA, reviewing the documents needed to complete the application,and answering your specific questions.  Toregister, please visit https://forms.gle/2n5v9oeaaWKNAdZ79.  If you are interested inattending virtually, the link is on the registration page and will be sentto all registrants the day of the event. For questions, families of highschool students should reach out to the transition teacher at their student’sschool, those who have students in elementary or middle school can contactDawson Robertson, Dawson_robertson@hcpss.org. Sponsored by DDA, HCAS and HCPSS, this workshop isappropriate for any parent/guardian of a student with an intellectual ordevelopmental disability.
Free

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Start:
April 26, 2023 @ 10:30 pm
End:
April 27, 2023 @ 12:00 am
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