Peace of Mind Lecture Series

In support of the mission of FACES to improve the quality of life for those living with epilepsy and seizures, the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center offers a series of free lectures to the public to help educate patients and family members. Lectures are provided by doctors and other professionals affiliated with the CEC. All lectures are free, and anyone is welcome to attend the Peace of Mind lectures. If you wish to attend a lecture, please register online or call the FACES office. Registration for lectures will be available online once details for the lecture have been finalized. Online registration is currently available only for the upcoming lecture.


Please join us on Wednesday, September 18 from 6:30PM – 8:00PM for our Peace of Mind Lecture

Preparing for the Transition to Adulthood: Moving from Entitlement to Eligibility and Self-Directed Care

When students face the prospect of aging out of their public school entitlements, the transition to adulthood and eligibility requires advance planning.In this talk, attorney Mayerson will discuss the Medicaid Waiver process, New York State's move towards self direction, employment training and support, and some of the steps that parents can take to pave the way for a smooth and supported transition. 

Presented by:

Attorney Gary S. Mayerson

NYU Langone Health - Alumni Hall B

550 First Avenue

New York, NY 10016

About the presenter: Gary Mayerson is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. In 2000, Gary founded Mayerson & Associates as the first law firm in the nation dedicated to representing children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities. To date, while based in Manhattan, Gary's law firm has worked with more than 1,200 families in 35 states and is responsible for more than 150 federal court decisions. Gary is in the process of completing his second book, Autism's Declaration of Independence. 

5 suggested donation

Capacity is limited

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