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Alamo Area Interagency Transition Collaborative Model

The new Alamo Area Interagency Transition Collaborative Model.

Panelists: Giovianne Washington, Alamo Area Council of Governments Mayra Gutierrez, Texas Workforce Commission Sam Gonzalez, ESC 20 Cara Magrane, Autism Lifeline Links


Celebration Stories

Who could use some good news! Let's celebrate some of the great things going on in the San Antonio special needs community.

Panelists: Cindy Boynton, SA Life Academy Melissa Cornelius-Frye, Nellie Redidx Center Cara Magrane, Autism Lifeline Links


Choosing The Right Day Program

Choosing a Day Program for your loved one with Autism/IDD

Panelists: Jacob Ulczynski, AACOG Barbara Goldman, TEAMability Mike Pasquarella, parent of participant at The Arc of San Antonio Cara Magrane, Autism Lifeline Links


Don’t Put Down the Phone

How to utilize smartphones for success at home, school, and in the work place.

Panelists: Robin Fields, Nellie Reddix Center Barbara Dierker, Nellie Reddix Center Melissa Cornelius-Freyre, Nellie Reddix Center Cara Magrane, Autism Lifeline Links


Getting Started

Different ways of providing support for families with special needs.

Panelists: Tisha Gonzales, Any Baby Can Heather Long, The Arc of San Antonio Berenice delaCruz, PhD, Autism Community Network Cara Magrane, Autism Lifeline Links


ISD’s and LTSS

Things every educator, and parents, should know about Long Terms Services and Supports Waivers.

Panelists: Katya Finta, Any Baby Can Michelle Harrison, Alamo Heights ISD , Heather Long, Arc of San Antonio Cara Magrane, Autism Lifeline Links


It’s All Fun and Games

Using board games to strengthen social and cognitive skills.

Panelists: Sarah Elizondo, Edgewood ISD Stephanie Pepi, Starfish Social Cara Magrane, Autism Lifeline Links


Medicaid Waiver Programs

Important information for those who may be interested in medicaid waiver programs for their loved one with ASD/IDD.

Panelists: Yolanda Fuentes, Arc of San Antonio Nora Perez, AACOG


Off Task Etiquette

Handling appropriate social responses during "down time" at work or school.

Panelists: Julia Stotts, SA Life Academy Sara Elizondo, Edgewood ISD, Burleson Center Cara Magrane, Autism Lifeline Links


Potty Training

Tips for potty training for children with Autism.

Panelists: Berenice delaCruz PhD, Autism Community Network Adrienne Gaither, Autism Community Network Cara Magrane, Autism Lifeline Links


Prepping for the Holidays

Helping your child with Autism prepare for the holidays.

Panelists: Rachel Vargas-Trevino, Any Baby Can Adrienne Gaither, Autism Community Network Cara Magrane, Autism Lifeline Links


Safety in the Home and Community

Safety in the home and community and interaction with law enforcement.

Panelists: Sheriff Javier Salazar, Bexar County Sheriff Rachel Vargas-Trevino, Any Baby Can Cara Magrane, Autism Lifeline Links


Success in the Workplace,Preparing people with Autism for success in the workplace.

Panelists: Leslie Bellieu, Southwind Fields Todd Foreman, PCSI Abby Hughes, Nellie Reddix Center Daniel Sevilla, Smashin' Crab Cara Magrane, Autism Lifeline Links


Transportation and Connect SA

San Antonio public transportation services for people with disabilities and the new Connect SA project.

Panelists: Jeff Arndt, VIA Metropolitn Transit Giovanne Washington, AACOG Art Reinhardt, City of San Antonio Transportation and Capital Improvements Cara Magrane, Autism Lifeline Links


Waiver Know How

Important information for getting on and maintaining your position on waiver interest lists for people with ASD/IDD.

Panelists: Corina Arauza,AACOG Michelle Harrison, Alamo Heights ISD and Parent Girasol Margain, Brighton Center Cara Magrane, Autism Lifeline Links


Writing Personal Grants

Securing a variety of types of grants at both an organizational and personal level to help cover the costs of therapy and services for children with ASD.

Panelists: Samantha Guerra, parent of child with Autism Cara Magrane, Autism Lifeline Links