CT Council on Developmental Disabilities, UConn UCEDD, and Disability Rights Connecticut are hosting:
Building a Great Life: A Conference for Self-Advocates, Parents, Caregivers, Siblings and Providers
The conference will feature key note speakers Ann and Rud Turnbull who have helped hundreds of families use IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) as a tool to building a great life for their children with disabilities. The second speaker, Russell Lehmann, a motivational speaker, author and poet who just happens to have autism.
Workshops include topics such as employment, supported decision making, assistive technology, navigating mental health system, benefits counseling, and housing.
Registration fee is $10.00 and includes lunch, dinner and a conference T-shirt.
REGISTRATION ONLINE. Click here to see a full itinerary and to register:
IF YOU HAVE DIFFICULTY REGISTERING ONLINE OR WITH A CREDIT CARD AND YOU WOULD PREFER TO PAY AT THE DOOR, CONTACT Disability Rights Connecticut at (800) 842-7303 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.