TINTON FALLS, NJ –  The Arc of Monmouth is offering a free workshop entitled “Basic Rights in Transition”.  The workshop is designed to provide parents/caregivers and community members with information relating to transitioning from school to adult life, identifying outcomes and developing goals as part of the IEP process.  Parents and young adults will be provided resources in the community in order to build linkages that will be helpful before and after graduation.

The workshop will be held on October 27, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at The Arc of Monmouth, 1158 Wayside Road, Tinton Falls, NJ.   The workshop will be presented by Nicole Pratt of the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network.  SPAN is the state’s leading parent advocacy agency whose mission is to empower families and inform and involve professionals and other individuals interested in the healthy development and educational rights of children.  Childcare and translation will be available upon request.

Register online at www.spannj.org/training or call (973) 642-8100 x116.  For more information on the programs and services offered by SPAN visit SPAN’s website at www.spannj.org.

The Arc of Monmouth serves more than 2,000 individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families each year through self-directed services, individual supports, promotion of self-advocacy, education, vocational training, residential services, health care, supported employment, recreation, and social services.  More information on Arc’s vast array of services can be obtained at www.arcofmonmouth.org