Rethinking Guardianship Facilitating Self Determination – Genessee County

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2020
5:30PM – 8:30PM
Sign-in opens at 5:00PM
Dinner provided

ERWIN L. DAVIS EDUCATION CENTER, ROOM ABCD
2413 West Maple Avenue
Flint, MI 48507

This workshop covers guardianship from a historical perspective, strangers as guardians, and alternatives to guardianship.
• What are alternatives to guardianship?
• What is power of attorney?
• How can medical and financial decisions be handled? • What is self-determination? • What is supported decision making? • How can we best support students as they transition to adulthood?

Who should attend? Families with a child with disabilities or learning challenges, school staff, other community members

RSVP with Sherry Lynch-Kenworthy by January 15, 2020
810-238-4250 or sherry@michiganallianceforfamilies.org

If it is after the deadline and you haven’t registered, please call or email to check the status of the event.

If you require accommodations or materials in an alternative format, please let us know one week before the workshop

Counties:

Down Syndrome Guild of Southeast Michigan

Organization providing programs for new and expectant parents, recreation programs, social programs, and employment programs for residents of Southeast Michigan. The website also provides resource information (including a medical directory and education).

Serious Emotional Disturbances Waiver (SEDW)

The Children's Serious Emotional Disturbances Waiver (SEDW) provides services that are enhancements or additions to Medicaid State Plan coverage for children through age 20 with SED. The SEDW is a fee-for-service program administered by the Community Mental Health Services Programs (CMHSP) in some Michigan counties. All eligibility requirements and coverage areas are listed on the site.