Parent Transition Academy: Navigating Transition


Date(s) - 02.20.2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Event Description

Get ready for another great year of Transition Academy informational sessions. Summit DD, in collaboration with other local disability resources, is back with the four-part series that provides parents and guardians of teens with disabilities the opportunity to learn, discuss and plan for the important transition milestones their young adult will experience as they transition from school to adult life.

These sessions are free and open to all parents and guardians of teens with developmental disabilities.

  • Doors open at 5:30 pm
  • Sessions begin at 6:00 pm

Informational Sessions:

  • February 20, 2020– Location: Summit DD
    • Navigating Transition: DD, OOD, and the IEP
      Presented by: Jacquie Owens–Summit DD, Michele Shockey– OOD, Matt Marino– Summit ESC
  • March 12, 2020Location: Summit ESC
    • Financial Planning for Students with Disabilities
      Presented by: Brian Aikens– Aikens Financial Northwest Mutual
  • April 23, 2020– Location: Summit DD
    • Guardianship and Healthcare Transitions
      Presented by: Magistrate Paula Hass– Summit County Probate Court, & Erica Krapf – Akron Children’s Hospital

This informational series is presented by the Summit Educational Service CenterState Support Team 8, Akron Children’s Hospital, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities and Summit DD.


For question or to register, please contact Brenda Palinkas with Summit ESC at 330-945-5600 ext. 511234 or register online at the Summit ESC event page.

Download the 2020 Transition Academy flyer

Event Location

Summit DD Administration
89 E. Howe Rd.
Tallmadge, Ohio 44278

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