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74th Annual Convention (May 1st) – Handouts


Keynote Session

“Supporting Routines – Best Practice Strategies for a Fulfilling Life” – Tom Pomeranz, PhD

PLENARY SESSION: “State Legislative Update” – Phil Milsk, Sabrina Wyman

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PLENARY SESSION: “The Programs of The Arc: How Can We Support You?” – Susan Agrawal, Rocio Perez, Shirley Perez, Greg Walkington

Breakout Sessions

#1 “Family-Provider Relationships” – Tom Pomeranz

#2 “Beyond the Spectrum, The Ripple Effects of an I/DD and Autism Diagnosis” – Samantha Alloway

#3 “MapHabit” – Kelly Griffon, Jill Reffett

#4 “Answers to Transition Questions and PUNS Benefits & Resources” – Suzanne Aaron, Ruth Aguilar, Tiffany Steinhauser

#5 “ADA: Ley Para Personal Con Discapacidad y E! Empleo” – Oscar Gonzalez, Mariana Garcia Torres

#6 “The Transition to Adulthood for Youth and Young Adults with Special Healthcare Needs” – Claire Cook, Courtney Kerfoot

#7 “Overview of Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income” – Megan Forristall

#8 “Accessing Your Community: The Benefits of Therapeutic Recreation in a Community Based Setting” – Rachel Pavesich, Heather Richardson

#9 “Supporting People with Co-Occurring Diagnoses to Have a Quality of Life: A Provider Challenge” – Tom Pomeranz

#10 “Relevo y Su Importancia para Familias” – Celeste Nava

#11 “What to Do When the IEP Meetings Go Wrong” – Laura Hart, Elizabeth Campos, Emily Wilson, Diane Compton, Erin Compton

#12 “Me and My IL ABLE Account: Self-Advocates’ Perspectives” – JJ Hanley

#13 “What’s holding you back? Community Coaching and using micro-skills to support adults with I/DD in building meaningful connection in a community-based setting” – Jon Rutter, Kaitland Walworth

#14 “Including People Served in DEI Conversation” – Leanne Mull, Courtney Littlejohn, Jesus “Chuy” Campuzano, Tavarus Wesley

#15 “Descripcion General del Seguro Social por Discapacidad Social y la Seguridad de Ingreso Suplementario” – Elida Elizondo, Megan Forristall