Rosemary Alexander and Caroline Nelson sat down to discuss a variety of topics. In this clip, they discuss the importance of building personal networks. This clip provides information for parents as they ask, "What happens when I am not around?"
About the Experts
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, Pathways to Adulthood Transition Team Coordinator
Rosemary coordinates the Transition Program for families of youth and young adults and provides parent support.
Parental Needs for Transition Planning
Parents talking about the importance of building a network and thinking ahead.