T.O.O.L. Talks Support Students and Families After Graduation

June 25, 2020

What happens for your child with disabilities after high school is over? Cincinnati Public Schools is offering T.O.O.L. Talks as one way to help.

T.O.O.L. Talks — Transition Opportunities and Options for Life — offer information to provide support as children move into adulthood. The events are coordinated by CPS' Department of Student Services.

T.O.O.L. Talks are held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month from October 2020 to May 2021, at CPS' Education Center, 2651 Burnet Avenue, 45219, in Corryville.

Topics will be offered of interest for parents and guardians, and for young adults:


Parent Topic

Young Adult Topic

October 1, 2020

All You Need to Know About Social Security Benefits

How to Make Friends with the Right People

November 5, 2020

Understanding the Fundamentals of Guardianship and the Alternatives

Self-Advocacy — How do I let people know what I want?

December 3, 2020

How Can Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities and Hamilton County DDS support me?

Chit-Chat — Having tough conversations with parents and friends

February 4, 2021

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Your Child's IEP and Transition Plan.

Good Eating Habits and Exercise to Stay Healthy for a Lifetime

March 4, 2021

What Opportunities Are Available for My Child After High School?

Dealing with Bullies — They are no fun.

April 1, 2021

Summer Programs and Respite Care

Creating a Dream Board — What does my future look like?

May 2021

To Be Announced

Parent University — Everything You Want to Know About Navigating Services and Supports after High School