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Resource Connection:getting agencies and parents with a child with a disability together

     Ventures, a Community Interagency for Transition of students with disabilities, will be sponsoring the "Resource Connection" on Tuesday, March 16th 2010. The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Center in Franklin, 1120 Hillsboro Road, will host the event from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

     The purpose of this free event is to provide a venue where resources and service providers to people with disabilities and families or professionals that need services can come together and share information. Supported employment or independent employment is the goal for all students.

      Some agencies that have already commited to attend the event are WAVES in Franklin, ARC Williamson County, and the Parks and Recreation. Over 30 agencies have been invited and a large turn out is expected.

     There will be a panel discussion of individuals who attended the Tennesse Rehabilitation Center on Brookwood Drive in Franklin and are gainfully employed. Students from area high schools will volunteer to be hosts and help with refreshments.

     The committee will meet again as they finalize the details. If your agencie would be interested in exhibiting at the "Resource Connection" please contact the Transition Academy at the Williamson County Schools at mariew@wcs.edu .

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