Transitioning Youth Resource Materials

Additional resources for all disabilities: Click HERE

The Montgomery County Transition Work Group is a coalition of government agencies, service providers, nonprofit organizations and individuals serving young adults with developmental disabilities and autism. TWG organizes the fairs listed below, with funding from PCR,  and contributes to the webinars.  Contact TWG at or

2023 Transition Work Group Summer Webinar- “Late Summer & Fall Recreation Opportunities”

Presented by Jared Ciner, SPIRIT Club; Stacey Watson, Main Street Connect; Katie Mraz, ArtStream; Jennene Blakely, M-NCPCC, Montgomery Parks Program Access; Charlie Butler, Montgomery County Recreation; Rebecca Hisamot, Exceptional Vacations

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2024 Resource Fair for Teens and Adults with Disabilities:

2022 Transition Work Group Fall Webinar- “Fostering Friendships & Social Inclusion”

Presented by Jeremy Hamburgh,; Dr. Rebecca Resnik, psychologist/therapist; Nicolette Stearns, social skills coach; and Juliette Levchenko, licensed master social worker/therapist.

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Click HERE To View The Presentation Outline from Dr. Rebecca Resnik.
Click HERE to View Social Resources.
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2021 Road to Independence Fair:

Click on the link below to watch the recordings from the May 2021 Road to Independence Virtual Resource Fair:

Self Care is Important to your Mental Health: Presented by Haley Rizkallah & Brendel Mitchell, Maryland Coalition of Families

Untangling the DDA Web: Presented by Nicole Sheppard, Transitioning Youth Coordinator, DDA Southern Region

Where Will I Live? Housing Options in Montgomery County?: Presented by Rosemary DiPietro, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services

Living Independently Without Government Benefits: Presented by Noah Murphy, Founder Expanded Horizons, Eric Jorgensen, Founder, Special Needs Navigator, Maedi Tanham Carney, Founder/Exec Director, Integrated Living Opportunities 

New Ways of Having FunA Panel Presentation on Recreation Options in Maryland: Presented by Jared Ciner, Spirit Club; Jennene Blakely, Montgomery Parks; Sharon Norcio, Montgomery County Recreation; Jenn Lynn, Upcounty Community Resources; Leah Robinson, ArtStream; and Melissa Wyman, Potomac Community Resources, Inc.

Additional Road to Independence Virtual Resource Fair Materials: