Many school boards as well as colleges and universities, hold transition events to help students with special needs plan for life after high school. Below are flyers for a number of events planned this fall. If there is not one listed for your area, ask at the school about events your school board may be holding this fall or in the spring. There is also a number of articles about planning for life after high school in the Leaving School section of this website.
London – Fanshawe College – Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Community Integration through Cooperative Education (CICE)
When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Room A2021, Building A, second floor, Fanshawe College London Campus.
Fanshawe will offer the Community Integration Through Cooperative Education (CICE) program again for September 2018.
CICE is a two-year certificate program designed for adults with developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, acquired brain injury or other significant learning challenges who wish to further their education/vocational training in a community college setting. An information night for perspective students will be held on October 17, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Plan to attend to learn more about the program and application process.
Toronto – Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 9:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Is Post Secondary Education in your Future?
York University is holding a Transition Information Fair, Get Ready Together, on October 28, 2017. This free event is supported by York University, Children’s Treatment Network and March of Dimes Canada.
The event is specifically for students with physical disability that are planning to attend college or university in Ontario. The event will feature information about transition supports, breakout sessions, and displays. For more information about the event check out the flyer.
For more information, contact Natalie Timbrell at 416-736-5167 ext. 40772.
To register, respond to Christine Ko at: email@example.com or 905-954-4011 ext. 72312.
Durham – November 2nd, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Transition Night – Secondary to Post Secondary
The Durham District School Board is holding an information night for families of students who will need additional support in their post secondary life. The event will include a meet and greet with community agencies such as Developmental Services Ontario (DSO), Durham College, Windreach Farm and Nova’s Ark. No registration is required. For more information contact: Lisa Wray at 905-666-5500 ext. 5551 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
London – November 8th, 2017, 4:00 to 7:00 pm
Thinking about the future and life after high school?
The London District Catholic School Board and the Thames Valley District School Board are holding the annual Passages event, supporting families and youth through secondary school and beyond.
The information fair will feature multiple community agencies and mini workshops.
Check out the parent and student tips in these articles:
- New Employment strategy for People with Disabilities
- Ontario Disability Support Program – Income and Employment Supports
- Getting Ready for Employment
- Student Tips for Transition to Post Secondary Education
- Self Advocacy at College or University
- Student Tips for Obtaining Scholarships
- Transition to Adult Developmental Services