June 27, 2023 - Children’s Services and Transition Age Youth

Date:  June 27, 2023

Time: 3 p.m.

Watch here via YouTube:  https://youtu.be/4sctWSM5Onk

The 4th Tuesday Forums on Innovative Options are forums built around informing individuals, families, DDS Staff, and other stakeholders of DDS service delivery options and agency initiatives that shape the way in which the individual’s we serve receive supports in order to promote independence, choice, and integration. These forums are a unique opportunity to learn, grow, and get involved.  The June 23rd, 2023 forum featured conversations on children’s services, children’s respite, Camp Quinebaug, individual and family support services and the IFS helpline, and transition age youth.

Featured speakers included:

  • Deputy Commissioner Elisa Velardo
  • IFS Program Manager Tonya McNair
  • Director of Specialized Service Development Tammy Venenga
  • Program Manager Jean Stack
  • Assistant Regional Director Brian Smith
  • Adelbrook Director of Therapeutic Group Homes Nicole DesRoches

Presentation Documents:

BRS-DDS Work Based Learning Pilot Program - 4th Tuesday Forum Version

Camp Quinebaug Small PowerPoint 2023 (A Camp for All Reasons 2022-2023)

Helpline Presentation Family Forum June 27, 2023

STEP Forum-bsv2 (Transition Planning: School to Work)

Children’s Services and Transition Age Youth Flyer 6-27-23 (Spanish)