Planeando La Trayectoria de la Vida

Planeando La Trayectoria de la Vida

MassFamilies te invita a que participes en Planeando La Trayectoria de la Vida Serie de 4 partes en español, para enseñar y ayudar a las familias a crear un plan y visión de una buena vida para sus seres queridos con discapacidades y su familia.   Sesiones Perspectiva Familiar 20 de Octubre 2021 Contorno de […]

Working Together a FREE special education webinar series for families

Transition from School to Adult LIife: Using the IEP to Create Success [WORKING TOGETHER SERIES]

This workshop will focus on youth with disabilities ages 14-22 and the special educationservices needed to prepare them for employment, independent living, and further education.The workshop will also provide information about the transition to the adult human servicesystem, including Chapter 688, the state law that helps plan for youth with disabilities afterthey leave school, and […]

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The Time is Now for Person-centered Living Arrangements

Webinar series on housing wraps up this month Since September (well before the pandemic), our webinar series on housing set out to explore the benefits of person-centered living arrangements for people with disabilities. Parents and practitioners shared examples of the person-centered approach to creating living arrangements that empower adults with disabilities to live independently or […]

CtLC Tools for Future Planning MFOFC webinar 5-21

Charting the LifeCourse Tools for Future Planning

The Northeast Region of MFOFC is partnering with Collaborative for Educational Services to offer Charting the LifeCourse Tools for Future Planning with Dr. Laurel Peltier on Thursday, May 21st at 1p-2:30p. Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 874 3503 9513 Password: 651657 One tap mobile +13017158592,,87435039513#,,1#,651657# US (Germantown) +13126266799,,87435039513#,,1#,651657# US (Chicago) Dial by your location […]

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Imagining Better: Person-Centered Planning and Living Arrangements

Here at MFOFC, we are driven by the vision of empowerment for individual and family support that includes planning, choices and decision-making. Person-centered planning is very much in line with this vision, as it puts the individual at the center, helping them develop a vision, plan for their future and foster an environment to help […]

Person-Centered Living Arrangements: A Look at L'Arche Boston NorthGuest: Jennifer Matthews, Executive Director, L’Arche Boston North

Person-Centered Living Arrangements: A Look at L’Arche Boston North

In this webinar with the Executive Director of L’Arche Boston North, Jennifer Matthews, we will discuss: L’Arche’s model of interdependence between core members and assistants How they utilize community resources to enhance support Recommendations for parents on what to consider when developing living arrangements for loved ones and working with agencies Find out more about […]