Negotiating the maze of support services for disabled individuals can be an overwhelming task. It can require searching the internet, making numerous phone calls, waiting for responses and meticulous record keeping. Unfortunately, for individuals with Asperger’s, autism and other developmental disabilities, those who really need the services, these organizational skills may be especially difficult to manage. Events like this, with real people available to talk directly to the people they work with, can make it much easier to figure out the system.
You can access the brochure with information at the Alameda County Public Health Department website. (It’s under: Major Events and Activities: 2009 Transition Faire March 28, 2009 - School Registration Form.