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Waynesboro School District
Our mission.... Working together with home and community, the Waynesboro Area Schools will prepare students to be competent, responsible individuals and contributing citizens.  


Helpful Website Links



Autism Toolkit

https://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/transition-tool-kit?utm_source=email&utm_medium=text-link&utm_campaign=espeaks
The toolkit provides suggestions and options for you to consider as you plan your child's future.

Pennsylvania's Secondary Transition Website
Planning for the Future Checklist

http://www.secondarytransition.org/
The website provides you with secondary transition resources to facilitate a young person’s progress towards post-secondary goals related to education, employment, and community living. Topics include financial supports, health, employment, self-determination, recreation/leisure, school, community living, agencies/supports and post-secondary education/training.

Navigating Financial Considerations for Secondary Transition: SSA and Waivers
This session addresses issues related to Medical Home and Community Based Services Waivers.
(Recorded on November 18, 2015)
http://www.pattan.net/Videos/Browse/Single/?code_name=2015-16_community_of_practice_webinar_se> Webinar Resources
http://www.pattan.net/category/Resources/Handouts/Browse/Single/?id=564a11a2140ba054058b4569>

 Please visit PATTAN at http://www.pattan.net
for more information about upcoming webinar sessions about Transition Services. 

PaRC
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Info above is from the PaRC March 25th update: The PaRC Weekly Update is a publication intended to keep our members updated on current disability related information.
http://parac.org/rac.html  The Rehabilitation Council is a statewide citizens group created to advise the Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR<http://www.dli.state.pa.us/landi/cwp/browse.asp?a=128&bc=0&c=27855>) about how well its programs and services match the needs of people with disabilities. Fifty percent of the Rehabilitation Council members are either persons with disabilities or have family members who are persons with disabilities.

 Services Available in Franklin County 
Franklin County Transition Resources LIU 12-17-2015 (1).pdf
Applying for Agency Services v.4 (1).pdf
MH services and contact info v.3- MH-ID (1).pdf
Franklin MH-SAM.pdf
Franklin IDD-SAM.pdf


Helpful Links
autism.sesamestreet.org
http://www.militaryfamily.org/info-resources/efmp-special-needs.html
Moving with Special Needs Kids
Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping
Academic Accommodation Resources
Estate Planning for Parents of Special Needs Kids
Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping


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Autism Fair 2016
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Jeff Yalden Suicide Prevention Event
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Autism Awareness Walk
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Special Olympics 2016
Uploaded: 16 May, 2016
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Description: Fun at Special Olympics 2016 
School Grounds
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Description: Mrs. Young and Ms. Shuck's classes preparing and delivering coffee and tea for "School...
Autism Fair 2015
Uploaded: 23 September, 2015
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WASD
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MiKayla's Voice at Hooverville
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WAGCA
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