Parent Advocacy Training Program

Program 2: Post-Secondary Concerns

Saturday, June 12, 2010
8:15 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Seattle University School of Law
Co-sponsored by Washington PAVE and The Arc of King County
In conjunction with The Dussault Law Group

No CLE Credits were sought for this program.

This was the second in a series of training programs for parents of children with disabilities presented by the Seattle University School of Law, Washington PAVE and The Arc of King County, in conjunction with The Dussault Law Group. This program focused on concerns arising following public secondary-school education, such as transition, public benefits, wills and estate planning and special needs trusts.

Distributed Materials

The following Powerpoints were reproduced and distributed at this program.

Session 1: Special Education and Transition (Annika Pollock)

Session 2: Options in Decision-Making Authority (Barbara Byram)

Session 3: Public Benefits (Joshua L. Brothers)

Session 4: Will and Estate Planning; Special Needs Trusts (William L.E. Dussault; Barbara Byram; Joshua L. Brothers)

Session 5: Housing, Employment and Post-Secondary School (William L.E. Dussault)

Videos of this program can be viewed at this location:

Program Agenda and Speakers

8:15 - 8:45 a.m. Check in; continental breakfast
8:45 - 9:30 a.m. Special Education and Transition

Speaker: Annika Pollock
9:30 - 10:15 a.m.

Options in Decision-Making Authority

Speaker: Barbara Byram
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 am Break
10:30 - Noon Public Benefits (Social Security, DDD, Medicaid and Medicare)

Speaker: Joshua L. Brothers
Noon - 12:30 p.m. Box Lunch (provided)
12:30 - 1:45 p.m.

Will and Estate Planning and Special Needs Trusts

Speakers: William L.E. Dussault, Barbara Byram and Joshua L. Brothers
1:45 - 2:00 p.m.  Break
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Housing, Employment and Post-Secondary School
Speaker: William L.E. Dussault
2:30 - 3:15 p.m. Question and answer session


For more information about this and other programs, you may also contact:

The Arc of King County
Betsy McAlister
Phone: 425.882.2010

Mary Jo Magruder
Phone: 206.829.7010

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Washington PAVE
Vicky McKinney
Phone: 800.566.8128

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