THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2018 10 AM - 2 PM
Education Service Center - Region 11
1451 South Cherry Lane, Fort Worth, TX 76108
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10:30 a.m. — 11:15 a.m.
Guardianship and Alternatives: Respecting Rights and Supporting Choices
An overview of the laws applicable to guardianships in Texas, the evidence and standard of proof needed to obtain a guardianship and the many alternatives to guardianship. By Judge Allen, Tarrant County Probate 2 Court
Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid: The Basics of Benefits
Understanding the SSI and SSDI process can be confusing. Learn the basics of the Social Security Disability application determination process, and the different components involved.
Spanish Session: Understanding StarKids and Medicaid
STAR Kids, Texas Medicaid managed care program, provides Medicaid benefits to children and adults 20 and younger who have disabilities. STAR Kids provides benefits such as prescriptions, hospital care, primary and specialty care, private duty nursing, DME supplies and more. Understand your services and options. By Maximus, enrollment broker for the Texas’ Medicaid managed care program.
12:30 p.m. — 1:30 p.m. (Lunch Session)
IEP and Me: Navigating the ARD
An Individualized Education Plan (IEP) is the foundation of your child’s education. Learn tips to plan objectives and navigate the ARD/IEP process. By Michael Pogue, Director of Special Programs, White Settlement ISD