Please Join Us!
Supporting Individuals and Families During Transition Planning

Guest Speaker Victor Hernandez,
Deputy Assistant Commissioner, (DDS)
When: Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Where: Ripley Administration Building,
120 Meriam Road, Concord MA

Please RSVP to Sue Campbell by February 6, 2020

Victor will review the transition process and key transition milestones individuals and families need to be aware of. A review of DDS supports that are available to help youth and families develop a vision including how to access them. The audience will understand the DDS
traditional & non-traditional service options for both transition age youth and adults. Presentation will also explore the DDS resources that can help youth and families plan for the future.
Directions to the Ripley Administration Building can be found on our website

Parking is available in the rear or side lot.
The doors will be unlocked at 6:30 p.m.

Victor currently holds the position of Deputy Assistant Commissioner for the
Department of Developmental Services (DDS), the largest state agency in the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Responsibilities include:
- DDS Statewide coordinator for MA Ch 688, the state law governing the transition
services for those leaving special education
- Commissioner’s liaison for special projects with the DDS 4 regions and 23 area offices.
Victor holds a Master’s Degree in Administrative Education from Harvard
University and has also served as the DDS Assistant Area Director for the
Merrimack Valley Area Office
(Lawrence/Haverhill/Newburyport). He also had administrative roles in schools and agencies for multi-handicapped individuals in California and Massachusetts.
“ Nurturing and inspiring every child to learn and grow”
We Hope To See You There!