The Visions of Community Conference is just 3 days away and we are so excited about all of the great workshops and community building opportunities that are part of this conference. Below is some of what you can look forward to this week and on conference day, Saturday, March 4th. Click the image above to register!
TONIGHT (Wednesday, March 1st): Addressing Stigma
We will discuss disability stigma and factors that may influence access and willingness of families to engage in services.
Thursday, March 2nd, 5pm-6:30pm: Meet the Commissioners
Meet the State Commissioners during our Pre-conference week.
Friday, March 3rd, 6pm-7pm: Fireside Chat with Judith Heumann
You don't want to miss this! Join our very own Pam Nourse for a very special Fireside Chat with the lifelong advocate of the rights of disabled people, Judy Heumann.
Saturday, March 4th, 8:45am-4:30pm
Keynote Panel: Celebrating 50 Years of Special Education
Join us to hear from Bob Crabtree, Oanh Bui, Kamisha Heriveaux, Bill Hendersen, and Roxi Harvey, who will discuss the Impacts of Fifty Years of Special Education. Beth Bostic will facilitate this event.
Workshops will be offered throughout the day, presented by parents, family members professionals. Topics include: special education, healthcare, mental health, postsecondary transition, early childhood, advocacy, and more! We offer workshops in Chinese, Haitian-Creole, Portuguese, Spanish, and Vietnamese.