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NEW PEATC Webinars for June 2016

Topics will include Age of Majority and Dyslexia testing
May 20, 2016

Coming of Age, My Child Is Turning 18, Now What?
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
11:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Social Security: The Age 18 Re-determination and Related Topics—Elizabeth Horn
Synopsis -Students on SSI as a child will be re-determined at age 18 based on the adult rules. How is the decision made, can benefits be extended, is working during this time recommended? What about applying for the first time? These are a few of the questions that will be addressed in this presentation along with YOUR questions about this important transition.

Alternatives to Guardianship—Dana Traynham
My child is almost 18 or has already reached that milestone…what do we need to do now? Is guardianship our only option? There are often other options besides guardianship for individuals who may need extra support in making decisions as adults. We will discuss those options and answer your questions about navigating this important stage in your child’s life.


Understanding Testing Results for Dyslexia

Thursday, June 16, 2016
11:00am to 12:00pm EDT

Dr. Rachna Varia (PhD,Licensed Clinical Psychology, Director, Testing and Diagnostics, MindWell Psychology) will discuss key elements that must be included in a thorough assessment to tease out dyslexia. The webinar will help inform parents about what learning areas to be assessed, why it should be assessed, and the implications. We will also go over what standard scores and scaled scores to better interpret your child's unique profile.




For more information, please contact PEATC at (800) 869-6782 or

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