Sonoma County Office of Education

Sonoma County Transition Fair to Serve Students with Disabilities, Families

02/01/2024 -

Families of Sonoma County students with disabilities are encouraged to attend the 16th annual Sonoma County Transition Fair from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at Sonoma County Office of Education, 5340 Skylane Blvd., in Santa Rosa.

The free event is designed to help students and their families learn about services and supports for individuals with disabilities as they transition from school-based programs to adulthood. Sonoma County middle, high school and post secondary students who receive special education services, and their families, are invited to attend. Walk-ins are welcome, but attendees may click here to register in advance.

Service providers at the event will provide information and answer questions about residential options, adult day programs, vocational training, post-secondary education, employment, support services, and much more. Presentations at 3:30 and 5 will cover CalABLE accounts as well as Work Incentives Planning.

Spanish interpreters will be available on site, and American Sign Language interpreters can be requested by contacting Ashley Duke at 707-576-2243 by Feb. 1, 2024.

For your safety and the safety of guests, the following are highly recommended: Please plan to stay home if you have any symptoms of COVID-19, including but not limited to fever, cough, fatigue, loss of taste and smell, sore throat, headache, chills, shortness of breath, body aches, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.

The Transition Fair is a service of the Sonoma County Transition Consortium, which consists of representatives from Sonoma County Office of Education, North Bay Regional Center, Department of Rehabilitation, local school districts and adult service providers. For more information, contact Tana Lambert at 707-992-1142 or tlambert@scoe.org.