Kim Martin to Present on Turning 18 with a Disability at FOCUS 37th Annual Education Conference

FOCUS, a leading organization dedicated to supporting families with children with disabilities, is hosting their 37th Annual Education Conference on January 27th, 2024.

Kim Martin, a seasoned special needs attorney from Harrison LLP, will lead an engaging session titled “Attorney Q & A: Turning 18 with a Disability.” This workshop aims to provide valuable insights into the multitude of changes that occur when a child with a disability transitions into adulthood. The discussion will cover crucial aspects such as state and federal benefits available to adults, decisions parents must navigate concerning guardianship and conservatorship, and post-school life options.

The event comes at a crucial time for parents navigating the challenges of supporting their children as they reach the age of 18. Understanding the legal and practical implications of this transition is paramount, and Kim Martin’s expertise in special needs law makes her an ideal guide for families facing these complexities.

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, January 27th, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM
  • Location: Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 1722 Oak Grove Road, Decatur

The FOCUS 37th Annual Education Conference is a cornerstone event for the organization, providing a platform for parents to delve into various topics relevant to their journey as parents of children with disabilities. Attendees can expect a day filled with informative sessions, networking opportunities, and interactions with local exhibitors.

About FOCUS: FOCUS is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting families with children with disabilities. Through various programs, events, and resources, FOCUS aims to empower parents and caregivers, enhance community awareness, and create a network of support for families facing the challenges of raising children with disabilities.

For more information about the FOCUS 37th Annual Education Conference and to register for the event, visit