Rethinking Guardianship – Macomb County

With Lisa Lepine of The Arc of Macomb County

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29
6:30PM – 8:30PM
Sign-in opens at 6PM

MACOMB ISD
44001 Garfield Road, Room 103 A/B
Clinton Township, MI 48039

This workshop covers guardianship and alternatives to guardianship.
• What are alternatives to guardianship?
• What is power of attorney?
• How can medical and financial decisions be handled?
• What do I need to know about estate planning?
• 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 by January 22, 2020
info@michiganallianceforfamilies.org or online at www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/rsvp

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.

PDF of Event:  https://www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Rethinking-Lepine-2020-01-29-Macomb.pdf

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