January 5—Waiver Programs: Speakers will discuss overviews, eligibility, technical criteria, and services for several waiver programs.
February 2—Cybersafety: Presentation to discuss strategies and tips to help keep loved ones with developmental disabilities safe while using the internet. Shelly Lipton, program specialist from the Montgomery County Police Department, will discuss predators and other dangers found on the internet and how to avoid them.
March 2—Camps and Recreation: Presenters will discuss various camp and recreational resources for individuals with special needs and provide information about scholarships and other available funding sources.
May 4—Guardianship: Attorney Barry Fierst will speak on the topic of guardianship. Yolanda Mazyck, Executive Director of Shared Horizon, Inc., will speak on the topic of guardianship and future planning.
Each program takes place from 6:45-8:45 p.m. All seminars will take place in the 1st Floor Meeting Room of the Rockville Public Library (21 Maryland Avenue) in Rockville. You must register for the seminars by calling 240-777-1216 at least one day in advance. Leave your name, phone number, and the title of the seminar you wish to attend.