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Teen Life webinars begin in October

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Oct 11, 2021

Navigating high school and beyond is not easy, and young people with disability often have specific considerations or obstacles in this journey. In the Teen Life webinars, Lifestart staff and special guests will discuss strategies to prepare for some of the milestones that high school brings. These webinars are suitable for parents and carers, and young people are also welcome to attend.

11 October: Getting it right with school meetings – Achieving greater outcomes

In this webinar specially designed for tweens who are entering high school soon, join Lifestart staff members to discuss how to prepare for meetings with school. Learn more and register here

18 October: Choosing a high school – Advice from parents and young people

The transition to high school is often a stressful period for young people. The change in environment, daily routine, academic structure and expectations is challenging for many students with a disability. This webinar will explore how important it is for a young person to have a vision for their life journey in mind and to be able to voice their choices during this transition. Learn more and register here

25 October: What comes next? Hear real stories of post school outcomes

Planning to leave school and making choices about what to do post-school are important milestones for every young person. Join Lifestart staff members to discuss opportunities beyond school and how and when to start planning for this transition, with information relevant to young people with disabilities. Learn more and register here

1 November: Keeping connected – Creating possibilities post high school

A guest panel will join us in this webinar to explore the options for staying social in the adult world. During this webinar we will invite young people and families with lived experience to share their journeys and what was useful for them to know about and try. Learn more and register here