8th Annual Teen's Transition to Life Summit

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - Saturday, September 23, 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fort Lauderdale Marriott North Hotel 6650 N. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Keynote Speaker Russell Lehmann
Public Speaker, Author, Poet, Advocate

Free with Registration:
An informative day for youth with unique abilities who are interested in college, vocational education & other options in life after high school. The day also includes workshops for parents supporting youth transitioning into adulthood.

- Breakfast & Lunch
- Parent & Youth Training
- Activities & Entertainment
- Access to Benefits Area by 2-1-1

Youth After Party with a DJ!!

After you register, to arrange for an American Sign Language Interpreter please contact Carol M. Beitler, carol.beiter@browardschools.com.

Start End  
Saturday, September 23, 2017
08:30 AM 10:00 AM
Registration (Marriott Fort Lauderdale - Outside of Purple Room)
09:00 AM 10:00 AM
Open - Summit Breakfast - Registration Required (Orange Room)
10:00 AM 11:00 AM
Opening Session (This powerful keynote presentation features, Russell Lehmann. Russell Lehmann is an award-winning 26-year-old public speaker, author, poet and autism awareness advocate, who also happens to have autism. In 2011, Russell wrote a book titles, "Inside Out: Stories and Poems from an Autistic Mind," which was featured in the LA Times, earned an Honorable Mention at the 2012 NY Book Festival, and won the award for Literary Excellency at the 2013 International Autistic People’s Awards in Vancouver, Canada. - Purple Room)
11:15 AM 12:00 PM
Parent Track - Parent Track - Deferment/Diploma Options (Black Room)
Parent Track - Parent Track - Q&A Panel: Employment Training (Grey Room)
Parent Track - Parent Track - Q&A Panel: Discussion of Post-Secondary Options (Red Room)
Parent Track - Parent Track - Families Empowering Families (White Room)
Youth Track - Youth Track - Creative Relaxation (Green Room)
Youth Track - Youth Track - Q&A Panel: Soft Skills for Employment (Purple Room)
Youth Track - Youth Track - WRAP for Youth (Red Room)
Youth Track - Youth Track - Financial Education (Yellow Room)
12:15 PM 01:00 PM
Parent Track - Parent Track - Q&A Panel: Housing and Independent Living (Black Room)
Parent Track - Parent Track - Creative Relaxation (Green Room)
Parent Track - Parent Track - Growth Mindset (Grey Room)
Parent Track - Parent Track - Team Up for Families (TUFF): Road Map for Navigating Services for Yputh (White Room)
Youth Track - Youth Track - Q&A Panel: Disability (Blue Room)
Youth Track - Youth Track - Relationships & Self-Determination (Purple Room)
Youth Track - Youth Track - I Am Not a Label (Red Room)
Youth Track - Youth Track - Q&A Panel: Student Employment Panel (Yellow Room)
01:00 PM 01:30 PM
Lunch- Youth (Lunch boxes will be available in the foyer area of the second floor. - Orange Room)
01:01 PM 01:30 PM
Lunch - Parent (Lunch boxes will be available in the foyer area of the second floor. - Purple Room)
01:30 PM 03:00 PM
Parent Track - Parent Track - Q&A Panel: What You Need to Know About Benefits (Purple Room)
Youth Track - Youth Track - YOUTH-AFTER PARTY (White Room)

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