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Family Consortium

A big worry for families, when they envision their child's future after graduation, is where is my child going to live? Where will my child get the supports he/she needs, have social opportunities, and be safe? Rosemary and Caroline discuss the benefits of family consortiums.

About the Experts

Caroline Nelson
Caroline Nelson, Eanes ISD Child Find Coordinator
Caroline was the Transition Specialist and family liaison in Eanes ISD in Austin for many years. She now has a private practice as a lawyer working for students with disabilities, their families, and school districts. Her experience and expertise includes person-centered transition planning and processes, facilitated ARD/IEP process, parent and teacher training, mediation, and other collaborative approaches to dispute resolution.​
Rosemary Alexander
Rosemary Alexander, Pathways to Adulthood Transition Team Coordinator
Rosemary coordinates the Transition Program for families of youth and young adults and provides parent support.