Dr. Candace Robik
Contact Information – Dr. Candace M. Robick, CEO
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff By Richard Carlson
Ten Things Every Child With Autism Wishes You Knew By Ellen Notbaum
ORGANIZATIONS AND PROGRAMS REFERENCED IN THIS EPISODE
Access Card: Complete the short form to get the medical assistance card for your child with a disability. This is not dependent on your income.
Bidwell: Free Career Training
CHADD – the national organization for ADHD
Hiram G. Andrews: Vocational Education Program – 6 programs available for students to attend
OVR (Office of Vocational Rehabilitation): PA Resource – called same or similar name in other states. Called vocational rehabilitation and other names in other states.
Parent to Parent: Teaming up with other parents that have children with similar disabilities.
Geographic Location – this organization is in many of the states in the United States. PA, GA, NY, MA, WA, CO. I volunteer in PA, but have helped families from Ohio and West Virginia.
Project Search: There are programs in many states.
Transition Services: Students received transition services as part of their individual education plan by their 14th birthday. Goals are established for post-secondary education/training goals, employment goals, and independent living goals.
Wrap Around Therapy: BSC – Behavior Specialist Consultant /TSS – Therapeutic Staff Support (in home therapy)
Mobile Therapy – in home therapy