Pathways and Possibilities Virtual Resource Fair
No Registration Required Virtual Resource Fair for Families with Special Needs
June 29, 2020 - November 08, 2020

NO REGISTRATION IS NEEDED FOR THIS EVENT!!

Due to the concerns of large group gatherings during the Corona Virus pandemic, Frisco SAGE and Community Connections Texas decided to provide a virtual resource fair.  With this venue, we are able to extend the time to make information available so be sure to check back often for new providers, webinars and live events!

No Registration Required

Registration Options
Families - No Registration Required

Agenda
Monday, June 29
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
Friday, July 17
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
READI stands for Readiness for Employment and Disability Inclusion. Each student will master fundamental skills using one of two tracks: career preparation (READI Career) or college preparation (READI College). Click on the event, scroll down for link.
Saturday, July 18
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Sit in as Lisa Brackin discusses ways to empower yoursleves as parents in a time of "new educational normal" for your child. Learn tools to make in-home learning effective as well as a means to strengthen communication with educators.
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Sensory Solutions using items you have around the house!
Tuesday, July 21
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
How to search for options and prepare students with intellectual and developmental disabilities for the next step after high school.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Come and learn more about our programs that take you or your child's ability and connect it with the next level.
Wednesday, July 22
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Preparing to care for your child even after you're gone starts now. Learn the 10 basic steps you can take to protect your child for the rest of their life, not just the rest of yours.
Thursday, July 23
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
READI stands for Readiness for Employment and Disability Inclusion. Each student will master fundamental skills using one of two tracks: career preparation (READI Career) or college preparation (READI College).
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Social Media & Gaming Disorder: Research Reveals the Real Impact on the Brain
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Providing Behavior Support from a Needs Perspective. Presenter Tara Pierce, M.Ed., M.S., LPC-S.
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Looking for an Adaptive Dance class for your loved one with special needs? Come join us! Owned and founded by an experienced Recreation Therapist with a passion for dance, we build choreography around the needs of our students!
Friday, July 24
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Have you ever considered a world where your loved one lives a more independent life? Join us over Zoom to learn more about our living community and four different programs that support the full spectrum of autism!
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Navigating the ARD Process. Presenter Lorie Gassert, Ph.D. NCED Executive Director of Special Programs, Faith Family Academy
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Trauma and How It Affects Children. Presented by Julia Harris, M.A., L.S.S.P., NCSP, Crisis Intervention Specialist Hurst Euless Bedford ISD
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Have you ever considered a world where your loved one lives a more independent life? Join us over Zoom to learn more about our living community and four different programs that support the full spectrum of autism!
Saturday, July 25
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Preparing to care for your child even after you're gone starts now. Learn the 10 basic steps you can take to protect your child for the rest of their life, not just the rest of yours.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Removing Barriers by Using Social Security Work Incentives. Presented by Laurie Truesdell, BSW, Senior Work Incentives Coordinator, Easter Seals of NTX
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Special Education Issues During the COVID-19 Outbreak. Presented by Steven Aleman, Policy Specialist, Disability Rights of Texas.
Wednesday, July 29
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Postponed to August 5th due to illness
Friday, July 31
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Have you ever considered a world where your loved one lives a more independent life? Join us over Zoom to learn more about our living community and four different programs that support the full spectrum of autism!
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Does your child with special needs love music? Are you wondering what to do about it? Join us for an interactive and informative session about music therapy and adapted music lessons. You'll learn how your child can grow bright and strong through music.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Have you ever considered a world where your loved one lives a more independent life? Join us over Zoom to learn more about our living community and four different programs that support the full spectrum of autism!
Saturday, August 1
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Join us for an interactive tour inside Daymark Living and a live Q&A session with our team!
Wednesday, August 5
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Join us for an interactive tour inside Daymark Living and a live Q&A session with our team!
Saturday, August 8
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Does your child with special needs love music? Are you wondering what to do about it? Join us for an interactive and informative session about music therapy and adapted music lessons. You'll learn how your child can grow bright and strong through music.
Monday, August 10
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Participants will: 1. Understand the challenges of transitioning from secondary to post-secondary learning program or employment; 2. Consider elements to ease the successful transition; and 3. Review options for successful post-secondary transition.
Tuesday, August 18
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Navigating challenges and finding solutions to keep the forward momentum going for young adults during COVID and beyond
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learners will: 1. understand the importance of soft skills for career and living independence; 2. identify individual soft skills for remediation; 3. review options to enhance soft skills important to college and work success
Thursday, August 20
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Learn about our programs which helps facilitate social interaction, assist in gaining competitive and integrated employment, and building leadership skills.
Friday, August 21
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Learn about the differences between supports at the high school and college level, and what you can do now to prepare for post-secondary success.
Wednesday, August 26
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
For young adults with learning disabilities and their families, decisions about next steps after high school are important ones. This includes choosing whether to go to college or to get a job. The Horizons School can help young adults prepare for both.
Tuesday, September 1
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
For young adults with learning disabilities and their families, decisions about next steps after high school are important ones. This includes choosing whether to go to college or to get a job. The Horizons School can help young adults prepare for both.
Wednesday, September 9
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Participants will gain an understanding of the ARD meeting agenda, as well as their procedural rights and responsibilities.
Wednesday, September 16
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
This workshop will introduce the most prominent rights and responsibilities of children with disabilities, their parents and public agencies.
Friday, September 18
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
FAILURE: Nobody likes it. Everybody experiences it. So how can we make the most of it? Discuss how to embrace and even celebrate failure and gain tips for how to foster positive failure experiences that contribute to long-term learning and success.
Wednesday, September 23
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
45 minute slots available to speak with your Regional Coordinator for assistance with IEP goals, ARD process or other concerns.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
This workshop is designed to provide parents with practical working knowledge of the contents of an IEP as defined by IDEA. Through the process of writing an IEP.
Wednesday, October 7
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Region 10 has been around since 1967 but do you really know what we do? In this presentation you will learn about Region 10's training and resources and how Region 10 supports not only schools but also parents.
Sunday, November 8
5:00 PM
5:00 PM
Speakers
Providers
29 Acres has four programs and an innovative supported living community for adults with ASD and other neuro-diversities designed to elevate quality of life by creating an environment that results in greater joy, self-fulfillment, and independence.
Ability Connection is a nonprofit dedicated to the mission of enriching the lives of people with disabilities.... one person at a time.
Residential Life Skills Program for young adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
ACC's STEPS is a program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities interested in gaining skills to enter the workforce or continue to develop their education.
The mission of the Autism Treatment Center is to assist people with autism and related disorders throughout their lives as they learn, play, work and live in the community.
Home and Community Based Services (HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHmL) Medicaid waiver provider.
We offer one-to-one friendship programs, assist with integrated employment opportunities, and provide leadership development programs for individuals with and without disabilities in Texas.
Barrier-Free Camp for Children and Adults with Special Needs
Caring Pathways is a 501(c)(3) non-profit day program serving adults 18+ with intellectual and developmental disabilities, who require assistance with activities of daily living.
Behavioral therapy and psychoeducation for ADHD and Anxiety disorders for teens and adults.
Providing post-secondary, wrap-around supports for young adults transitioning into adulthood
Community Connections is a non-profit dedicated to providing free extracurricular programs for people with special needs and support for their families.
Our non profit provides opportunities for adults with intellectual disabilities to live meaningful lives
We Provide in home and facility based Aquatic, Medical Massage and Recreational Therapy
Occupational, Physical, and Speech therapy clinic committed to providing the support, opportunities and therapy services necessary to promote every individual's independence and overall development from infancy through adulthood.
Daymark Living is a residential community dedicated to helping adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities live a happy, healthy and independent life.
Frisco SAGE is a grassroots non-profit dedicated to the Support, Advocacy, Growth and Education for special needs families
A three-year higher education program for individuals with intellectual disabilities located on the campus of Arlington Baptist University
Adaptive Fusion and Performance Dance classes
Non Academic Life Skills course
LifePath Systems is a community center that provides behavioral health, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and Early Childhood Intervention services and supports.
Adult day program, vocational training and placement
Starcatchers Mission: to illuminate abilities through the performing arts
Texas PTI charged with helping families navigate the Special Education system.
ST, OT, PT and ABA therapies as well as a developmental preschool program
We are one of 20 regional service centers established by the Texas State Legislature in 1967 for the purpose of delivering professional development and a range of other innovative solutions
Wellness socks, insoles and therapy products from VoxxLife. We help people of all ages achieve better balance, stability, range-of-motion and reduced pain, especially neuropathy pain.
Solutions for Special Needs Families helps families navigate government benefits and long term special needs planning
Music Therapy & Adapted Music Lessons
We provide in-home and facility based Music Therapy services
Creating a Life Plan for you dependent with Special Needs
SPEDTex provides special education information and resources for the State of Texas
We carry a wide range of products to help children and adults who have learning difficulties, sensory issues, anxiety, and ADD/ADHD.
Provide academic and workforce preparation for students with disabilities.
Assisting individuals with disabilities to transition from high school focusing on employment and post secondary education
Our mission is to empower individuals and families with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) to live life as they define it through advocacy, awareness, training and support.
Brookwood is private non-profit, God-Centered Community in Brookshire, TX with Residential and Day Programs for adults with intellectual disabilities.
A Community of Discovery
The Horizons School is a state-licensed, innovative, and community-based educational program promoting successful transition to paid employment, college, and independent living for young adults with learning disabilities and developmental disorders.
We are a K-12 creative, innovative, vibrant, independent school for bright students with learning differences, high-achieving students with cognitive difficulties, and students with high cognitive abilities and above-average academic performance.
social skills groups, counseling, transitional housing, life skills, job skills
Charisma (TM), offered through the UT Dallas Center for BrainHealth's Brain Performance Institute, is a virtual social training that teaches social strategies to enhance the way individuals think, work and thrive socially.
Sponsors