September 2014 – Susanne Goerger M. Ed., Director of I/DD Care Coordination, Alliance Behavioral Healthcare. Discuss the changes to Alliance BHC with a Q&A session.
October 2014 – Nicole Keifer Assistant Director of Housing Resources, ARC of NC. Housing 101 for the special needs population.
November 2014 – Building Independence Project – Michelle McWilliams, Program Director, Whittecar Home & Green Level Apartments with The Serving Cup and Habitat for Humanity Wake Co. Discuss the new building project with Habitat of Wake Co., The Serving Cup, & Lutheran Services Carolinas. They plan to build 3 homes for 9 people with disabilities in Wake County in 2015. Also, discuss how you can contribute to the new housing project.
December 2014 – Alliance of Disability Advocates, Center for Independent Living – (Alliance), is committed to assisting people with disabilities to live independently and become productive full participants in society. As a small nonprofit, Alliance utilizes extensive networking and collaboration in order to meet the needs of people with disabilities.
January 2015 – Kathy Honeyman and a panel of parents discuss Group Homes – Round table discussion of placing your son or daughter in a group home. A parents perspective. What are the concerns they had before, during, and after placing their child in a group home.
February 2015 – Kim Tizzard, Autism Resource Specialist, Autism Society of North Carolina. The ASNC Housing Toolkit.
March 2015 – P. Devan Culbreth, Medicaid Law. Protecting assets, ABLE Act, buying a home, Q&A.
April 2015 – Donna Claybrook of Your Choice Services Inc. We provide as one of our pinnacle services, Residential Supports that involves an individual with staff residing with them in an apartment in an integrated community.
May 2015 – Resource Fair with Alliance BHC. Meet the people and providers in the IDD world and understand how their services can help.