Can we have an honest conversation about the future? In the world of special needs, the future is filled with random acronyms, a lot of mumbo jumbo that’s tough to understand, and sitting on a couch waiting for the right supports. Is there hope? We think so, with the right understanding of what the future looks like for your child/adult with special needs. We encourage you to learn in these discussions now – it may take a while to come up with good solutions to fit your child and your family.
On Saturday, October 15 in Fayetteville, GA, Southside Support is presenting a series of Taboo Talks at their annual Symposium: Special Needs Conference. The all-day conference will cover a lot of conversations that are tough to listen to, but necessary to in order to win in life.
When Johnny turns 22, what are you going to do? A conversation about life-long planning is the general morning session, along with a Taboo Talk with keynote speaker, Stacey Ramirez, the director of the ARC of Georgia. Other breakout sessions include:
For more information, go to http://southsidesymposium.com. Southside Symposium will be held at the Pinewood Studio Café, across from Pinewood Studio Atlanta. The address is 461 Sandy Creek Road, Fayetteville, Georgia 30214. Doors open at 8am. Keynote starts at 9am. Conversations end at 3:30pm. No childcare available. Tickets start at $40 and can be purchased at http://southsidesymposium.com .
A limited number of vendor/exhibitor tables are available. Contact Raissa Chandler at (770) 713-6731 or Raissa@southsidesupport.org for more details. You can ask Raissa about CEU's as well.
Sponsors for this event include the Georgia Council for Developmental Disabilities, R.M. Goldberg & Associates, Brain Balance of Peachtree City, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. The organizer is Southside Support Incorporated.
Southside Support is a 501c3 nonprofit based out of Fayetteville, GA. Our mission is to provide progressive assistance to special needs families so they can experience life-long support, community inclusion, and meaningful transition into adulthood. For more information about Southside, visit http://southsidesupport.org. Your donations are always welcome and are tax deductible.