Rethinking Guardianship- Facilitating Life-Long Self Determination
with Dohn Hoyle, The Arc Michigan

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
11:00 am – 2:30 pm
opens at 10:30 pm. Lunch served.

Samaritan Center
Carolyn Cheeks-Kilpatrick Room
5555 Conner Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48213

Hosted by Debbie Townley. Register by 3-22-17.
Register with Barbara Wright (313) 557-8780
Or online at

Please note: To be good stewards of our funding resources, we need a minimum number of participants registered by the registration deadline for the presentation to be held. If it is after the deadline and you haven’t registered, please call or email to check the status of the event. If you require accommodations or materials in an alternative format, please let us know one week before the workshop.

Michigan Alliance for Families is an IDEA Grant Funded Initiative of the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education, and Michigan’s federal Parent-Training and Information Center (PTIC) funded by U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).

The information expressed during this presentation is the opinion of the individual presenter(s) and may not reflect the opinions of Michigan Alliance for Families, Michigan Alliance- PTI, Michigan Department of Education, or U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs.

This workshop is for families whose child has a developmental disability, as well as service providers working with students and their families.

This workshop covers: guardianship from a historical perspective, strangers as guardians and alternatives

• How can I advocate for my adult child?
• What are alternatives to guardianship?
• What is power of attorney?
• How can medical and financial decisions be handled?
• How can we best support students as they transition to adulthood?

Rethinking Guardianship-Facilitating Life-Long Self Determination with Dohn Hoyle, The Arc Michigan

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