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Parent Workshops Scheduled

NELSON COUNTY SCHOOLS and BARDSTOWN INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS

along with the GUTHRIE OPPORTUNITY CENTER

Present

SPRING PARENT WORKSHOPS

March 7    Mapping Dreams: Transition to Adulthood

Making the leap to adulthood is never an easy journey, and having a disability adds more challenges.  KY-SPIN guest speaker will address issues and obstacles in the journey to adulthood. Identify your dream, make a plan, and GO for it!

  • Changes in rights and responsibilities, disability disclosure, and supporting self-advocacy.
  • Training, employment, and independent living
  • Students from Bardstown and Nelson County will showcase what they are learning in the Go to Work Discovery Program before and after the session.

March 14    Guardianship and Financial Planning

Hear from local attorneys about the legal and financial issues of planning for the future for families. Get important info to help you decide if this is the right step and how to start. 

    • When should you get guardianship for a family member?  
    • Are you trying to plan for the financial future of a person with a disability?  
    • Hear about the ABLE program where you can now save money. 
    • Students from Bardstown and Nelson County will showcase what they are learning in the Go to Work Discovery Program before and after the session.

All sessions are 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Doors open at 5:30

All sessions are held at the Guthrie Opportunity Center, 900 Nutter Drive, Bardstown KY 40004.

Sessions are open to students, families and all interested parties. Light refreshments served. 

Childcare is provided. Children welcome. 

Tours of Guthrie Opportunity Center will be available after sessions.

For more information, contact Tiffanie Clark or Lance Boston, Directors of Special Education:

Tiffanie.Clark@nelson.kyschools.us or Lance.Boston@bardstown.kyschools.us.  

Or Pam Harlow, Transition Teacher: Pam.Harlow@nelson.kyschools.us or (270) 401-1307.





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