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San Mateo County Commission on Disabilities Helps Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities Take Control of their Future
Join the “Stepping Up for Independence!” San Mateo County Transition to Independence Fair on October 15


WHAT: On Saturday, October 15, more than 50 community organizations and agencies throughout San Mateo County will gather to provide information and resources to assist over 300 youth and young adults with disabilities, many of whom are transitioning to independence, and provide support for their families.

“Stepping Up to Independence!” will provide information booths, workshops, and panel discussions focused on giving youth and adults with disabilities resources to take control of their  future and live full, productive, and independent lives. Discussion topics include employment, housing, assistive technology, healthcare, service dog information, and more.

The event is free and open to the public. Free T-Shirts and pizza to the first 300 attendees! For more details, visit or contact the Commission on Disabilities at 650-573-2480 or

WHEN: Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 11:30am to 3:30pm

WHERE: El Camino High School, 1320 Mission Road, South San Francisco.

CONTACT: Diana Rohini LaVigne,, (650) 573-3935