2018 Conference Session Handouts

This is where you can find the handouts of the various sessions along with presentation materials.

Session A1 – How ABLE Accounts Build Financial Wellness for Transitioning Families, Presented by JJ Hanley
A1 IL ABLE Powerpoint (PDF)
A1 Able-General-enrollment-Brochure-IL (PDF)

Session A2 – Journey Through Transition, Presented by Dr. Mary Keen & Nicole Foss
A2 Journey through Transition Presentation (PDF)
A2 Part 2 – Medical Transition Presentation (PDF)
A2 Journey Through Transition – R. Ballaine

Session A3 – Meet Your Maintenance of Certification with Training on Transitioning Youth to Adult Care, Presented by  Rachel Caskey, MD & Kathy Sanabria
A3 ICAAP Transition Courses Presentation FINAL 9 24 18

Session A4 – The PAT Academy:  Our Journey to an 18 – 22 Year Old Transition Program, Presented by Leigh Bowen
A4 The PAT Academy – Our Journey to an 18 – 22 Transition Program (PDF)
PAT Program Brochure (PDF)
Master Schedule PAT 2016-2017
Time Sheets Taco Salad
Taco Salad
Shrimp Boil
Salad bar no soup
Rotation Group Assignments
Pulled Pork Nachos
Curriculum – Reading
Curriculum – Math
Curriculum – Independent Living
Cranwill’s Class Schedule 2017
17-18 Schedule
FINAL18-19 PAT Academy Master Schedule Schedule Update (2)
Community 218 rating scales
15.16 weekly schedule
PAT Jolt Cafe Order Form
PAT Jars pics
PAT Jars fundraiser
PAT Academy Newsletter15-16
Newsletter Spring 2017
Newsletter Fall 2016
Newsletter 2017.18

Session A5 – Wearables for Transition, Presented by Sue Castle
A5 Wearables for Transition (PDF)

Session A6 – Have a Tween with Autism? Build an Action Plan to Get Them Off the Screen and Into Real Life, Presented by Cindy Montgomery
A6 Have a Tween with Autism Presentation (PDF)
MENTOR Webinar (Word)
Transition-Seamless-Luecking and Luecking CDTEI10- 2013 (PDF)
Resource Ownership (PDF)
Alex Handout (PDF)
Cimera-Transition-14 years&16 years-ID-2014-
OSERS-postsecondary-transition-guide Education-Employment-2017 (1)

Session  A7 – How to Increase Student Involvement in IEP Meetings, Presented by Crystal Steidley
A7 and G1 Student Led IEPs (PDF)

Session A8 – Are Your Students Ready for Employment? Presented by Janet Peters
A8 – G2 Are Your Students Ready for Employment – PDF
A8 – G2 Are Your Students Ready for Employment – Text Only

Session A10 – Strengthening Social Determinants for Health and Success – Presented by Diane Becker
A10 – Strengthening Social Deteminants for Health and Success Presentation (PDF)
A10 – Handout (PDF)

Session B3 – Group Care Model for Transitioning Adults with Chronic Disease to Adult Care, Presented by Angela Rivers
B3 Group Care Model for Transitioning Adolescents with Chronic Disease to Adult Care Transition Conference 92718 (PDF)
B3 Transition Conference Handout (WORD)

Session B4 – Community Participation in Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN), Presented by Dr. Shubhra Mukherjee & Krista Bauman
B4 Community Participation in Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN)
B4 Community Participation in Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Part 2

Session B5 – Special Needs Legal Planning with Special Needs Trusts and ABLE Accounts, Presented by Brian Rubin & Benjamin Rubin
B5 PDF 2018 Statewide RUBIN Special Needs Planning with SNTs and ABLE Accounts  (PDF)
B5 Information Request Form_fillable (PDF)
B5 Speakers Brian and Benji Rubin (PDF)

Session B6 – Career Pathways:  Transitioning to Success for All
B6 Opening up New Pathways Possibilities for Special Populations – IL Special Education Transitions Conference October 2018 (PDF)

Session B7 – Providing Transition Support for Youth with Intellectual/Physical Disabilities, Presented by Dr. Mary Ciccarelli
B7 Providing Transition Support for Youth with Intellectual Physical Disabilities

Session B8 – Your Rights Under the ADAin Employment and Higher Education, Presented by Rachel Arfa
B8 Your Rights Under the ADA in Employment and Higher Education (PDF)

Session B9 – Transition Resources for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Presented by Cheri Sinnott, Amy Richards, Jill Bruington
B9 Transition Resources for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing (PDF)

Session C2 – Transition: Take Action Now!, Presented by Caitlin Reichert, Julie Smith, Meg Ahlgrim, Vicki Klein
C2 Transition- Take Action Now IL Transition Conference Handouts 2018 (PDF)

Session C4 – Patient, Family,  and Provider Views on the Ideal Healthcare Transition Program, Presented by Dr. Parag Shah
C4 Transition To Adult Care Webinar DSCC 2018 Presentation (PDF)

Session C5 – Guardianship and the Alternatives to Guardianship, Presented by Brian Rubin & Benjamin Rubin
C5 Rubin Law Revised Guardianship Power Point 10.22.18
C5 INFORMATION REQUEST FORM (PDF)
C5 Speakers Brian and Benji Rubin (PDF)

Session C6 – Ready to Work? What You Need to Know about How Earnings Will Affect Benefits, Presented by Ron Mulvaney & Janice Williams
C6 Ready to Work – Transition WIPA 10 2 2018 STC (PDF)

Session C8 – Technology Supports for Individuals with Disabilities in Employment Settings, Presented by Toni Van Laarhoven, NIU, Traci Van Laarhoven-Myers, Indian Prairie School District #204, Stephanie DeSpain, NIU, & Woody Johnson, NIU
C8 Tech in Employment Il Transition 2018

Session C9 – Creating Social, Professional, and Community Partnerships Across Neighboring Transition Programs, Presented by Megan Sugrue, William Burroughs, Lyndsay Palach
C9 Creating Community Based Socialization Opportunities Amongst Transition Programs 10.25.18

Session C10 – Med-Peds PATHways and Adult Developmental Disabilities Clinic:  Program Models, Cases and a Toolkit, Presented by Dr. Rita Rossi-Foulkes & Dr. Kamala Cotts
C10 Med-Peds PATHways and Adult Developmental Disabilities Clinic: Program Models, Cases, and a Toolkit (PDF)

Session D1 – Building Capacity and Supporting Transition to Adult Health Care, Presented by Dr. Carol Greenlee
D1 Building Capacity Support for HCT final (PDF)

Session D2 – Employment First in Illinois – Supporting Change and Building Resources, Presented by Tania Morawiec
D2 Employment First 2018 Transition Conference (003) (PDF)

Session E1 – Don’t Call Us a Program:  The Evolution of Transition Services, Presented by Julie McDermott, Rob Fleming, Terri Michaels, Emily Porter
E1 Don’t Call Us A Program Presentation (PDF)

Session E2 – Next Steps:  The Transition Series Parent Training on Transition Planning, Presented by Karen Steffan
E2 Next Steps 2018 New Team Training_

Session E3 –A Case Management Approach to Transition and the Development of a Growth Mindset, Presented by Samantha Kolkey
E3 Collaboration and Developing a Growth Mindset for Transitions (PDF)

Session E4 – A User Guide for the Youth Transition Process . . . As Told By A Past User, Presented by Calli Bodie
E4 A User’s Guide for the Youth Transition Process

Session E5 – Supportive Housing: Accessing and Obtaining Housing Supports, Presented by John Fallon and Heather Riggs
E5 How to Access Supportive Housing May 2018 (PDF)
E5 Accessing and Obtaining Housing Transition Conference 2018 (PDF)
E5 Public Housing Authority Contact Information (PDF)
E5 What to Know Supportive Housing for People with IDD May 2018

Session E8 – Sex Education: A Critical Part of the Health Plan for Transition Age Youth, Presented by Susy Woods
E8 SEX EDUCATION A CRITICAL PART OF THE HEALTH PLAN FOR TRANSITION AGE YOUTH SEPT 20 2018 Presentation (PDF)

Session  E9 – Our Lives Outside the Doctor’s Office – Presented by Hannah Thompson
E9 – When We’re Not at the Doctor’s Office Presentation (PDF)

Session E10 – Preparing for College for Students with Disabilities, Presented by Dr. Lynn Gallagher
E10 Preparing for College for Students with Disabilities IL Statewide Transition Conference 2018 (PDF)

Session F1 – All the World’s a Stage:  Be Director of Your Own Life! Presented by Michele Westmaas & Aubrie Westmaas
F1 Be Director of Your Own Life Handout (PDF)

Session F2 – Gone Fishing Lately? Presented by Heather Long
F2 Gone Phishing Lately

Session F3 – Strategies to Develop a Successful Continuum of Services, Presented by Kathy Thomason, Colleen Goldenberg, Colleen Kelly
F3 StrategiestoDevelopASuccessfulContinuumofServices FINAL Presentation for Transition Conference_ (002)
F3 PSTEP Brochure Final 52517 (004)

Session F4 – Every Journey Begins with a First Step, Presented by Chance Belleza
F4 Every Journey Begins with a First Step Transition Conference Presentation -2018 (PDF)
F4 DDS Fact sheet (PDF)
F4 DDS Fact sheet – Spanish (PDF) 
F4 DRS Fact Sheet (PDF)
F4 DRS Fact sheet – Spanish (PDF)
F4 Portfolio Project – 2018 (PDF)

Session F5 – How the Human Rights Authority Can Help Your Family Through Life’s Transitions – Presented by Gene Seaman
F5 – How the Human Rights Authority Can Help Presentation  (PDF)
F5 – HRA Info for Complainants (Word)
F5 – HRA Info for Complainants (PDF)
F5 – Human Rights Authority Fact Sheet (Word)
F5 – Human Rights Authority Fact Sheet (PDF)
F5 – IGAC Brochure (PDF)

Session F6 – Is There an Echo in Here? Smart Speakers for Transition, Presented by Sue Castles
F6 Smart Speakers for Transition

Session F7 – Opportunities for Youth Involvement in Wellness & Recovery Activities, Presented by IL DHS DMH
F7 Opportunities for Youth in Wellness & Recovery DMH Oct 2018 (PDF)

Session F8 – Promoting Independence, Confidence, and Employment, Presented by Shelle Hamer
F8 Promoting Independence, Confidence and Employment

Session F9 – Don’t Burn Your Bridges:  How to Communicate with School to Achieve the Best Transition Plan, Presented by Susy Woods
F9 DONT BURN YOUR BRIDGES HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH THE SCHOOL TO ACHIEVE THE BEST TRANSITIION PLAN SEPT 21 2018 (PDF)

Session F10 – Finding What Matters to You:  Putting Youth at the Center of Transition Planning for Healthier Outcomes, Presented by Darcy Contri
F10 Differences-in-Care
F10 Making Your Own Appointments
F10 Got Transtion The Medical ID Featur on Apple’s Health app
F10 Got Transiton Youth Readiness Assessment
F10 Got Transition Six core Elements of Health Care Transition 2.0
F10 Got Transition Readiness Assessment for Parents Caregivers
F10 Annual Health Visits
F10 Do-You-Understand-Insurance
F10 Finding Out What Matters To You Putting Youth at the Center of Transition Planning for Healthier Outcomes
F10 Making Your Own Appointments

Session G1 – How to Increase Student Involvement in IEP Meetings, Presented by Crystal Steidley
A7 and G1 Student Led IEPs

Session G2 – Are Your Students Ready for Employment? Presented by Janet Peters
A8 – G2 Are Your Students Ready for Employment – PDF
A8 – G2 Are Your Students Ready for Employment – Text Only

Session G3 – IHPs, IEPs, and EAPs – Which Plan? How to? Evaluate?, Presented by Linda Gibbons
G3 IHPs.IEPs,EAPs,What.How.Evaluate.Presentation.pdf (PDF)
G3 Goals.ObjectivesBenchmarksRv15 (PDF)
G3 IHPs, IEPs, EAPs Resources (WORD)
G3 Individual Health Care Plan Sample (PDF)

Session G4 – Meet theNeeds of All Students – Programming for High Incidence Disabilities, Presented by Dr. Evisha Ford-Sills
G4 Meet the Needs of All Students (PDF)

Session G6 – Why Can’t You Understand Me? A Personal Account of Living with Autism, Presented by Taylor Sweeting
G6 Why Cant You Understand Me_ (PDF)

Session G8 – Functional Transition Assessments 101, Presented by Ryan Iberle
G8 Functional Transition Assessments Handouts (PDF)

Session G9 – Supporting Healthy Relationships and Sexuality – Knowledge is Power! – Presented by Linda Sandman
G9 -Supporting Healthy Relationships Presentation_10.26.18_NoVideo (PDF)
G9 – Supporting Healthy Relationships_LSandman_Handout1 (PDF)
G9 -Supporting Healthy Relationships_LSandman_ Handout2 (PDF)
G9 – Supporting Healthy Relationships_LSandman_Handout3 (PDF)
G9 – Supporting Healthy Relationships_LSandman_Handout4 (PDF)

Session H1 – Identifying System Gaps and Solutions in Multi Needs Transition Planning 5th through Graduation – Presented by Karen Steffan
H1 Multi Needs Transition
H1 NTACTs_Top_Resources_for_Adminstrators
H1 Top_Teach_0
H1 Top_TS_0 (1)
H1 Top_TS_0 (2)
H1 Top_VR_0

Session H2 – Accessing Housing – No Easy Answers – Presented by Lore Baker
H2 – Accessing Housing No Easy Answers (PDF)