Training Series

Special Message regarding COVID-19: 

Due to COVID-19 and the International Pandemic our training and workshop calendar has been interupted for the year 2020. 
In the meantime, if you have questions and/or need access to our  training materials, please call 502-584-1239 or
email our Family Advocacy Team: shawna@councilondd.org  or susanm@councilondd.org

 

The Council hosts informational trainings for the community throughout the year.

We strive to present the most innovative training opportunties to our community.  Please contact us (502-584-1239) if you have questions about our training series, would like to request a training event for your group, and/or have a suggestion for a future training topic.  

Training Descriptions:
The Role of a Guardian 

This training provides an overview of what it means to be a guardian or conservator, the legal process for seeking appointment and the responsibilities of guardianship.

Wills, Trusts and STABLE Accounts

An educational session explaining how to plan for the future of a child with a disability without hurting his/her eligibility for government benefits and programs.

Financial Planning

Training to empower families to address the complexities of special needs planning - legal & financial planning, government benefits coordination and tax strategies - to ensure the future care and financial well-being of a loved one.

L.E.A.D. Training (Leadership Education & Advocacy Development):

Our L.E.A.D. training is an intensive leadership development program for parents, advocates or anyone who has an interest in serving people with disabilities and their families. L.E.A.D. provides instruction in special education law and advocacy techniques and is especially helpful for families with school-age children. Learn about LEAD

Online Tutorials:

Guardianship & Conservatorship in Kentucky
This is an informational tutorial on the steps required to initiate a guardianship petition with the court in Kentucky.  This video was made possible by a grant from the Louisville Bar Foundation.