OPENING DOORS THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS
A FREE conference for families and professionals supporting people with disabilitiesSep 08, 2014OPENING DOORS THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS
A FREE conference for families and professionals supporting people with disabilities
DATE: 27 September 2014 – 09:00am to 3:00pm
LOCATION: Fauquier High School, 705 Waterloo Rd, Warrenton, VA
Sponsored by the Fauquier County Public Schools Parent Resource Center (firstname.lastname@example.org)
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Janice Fialka -- The DANCE of PARTNERSHIP
Strengthening Partnerships between Parents and Professionals.
A nationally known speaker, author, and advocate, Ms. Fialka reflects with sensitivity, humor, and compassion on the challenges facing parents and professionals as they seek to build successful working relationships on behalf of children with disabilities. http://www.danceofpartnership.com/
ACTIVITIES: Advocacy workshops and information booths by local disability support organizations.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED -- Event is FREE!
ALL PARTICIPANTS should register individually.
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: 19 September 2014
(No need for children to register if attending with parent.)
09:00 - Registration Opens
10:00 - 3:00 - Local Disability Support Organizations--Information Booths Open
10:15 - 10:30 - Welcome/Opening Remarks
10:30 - 12:00 - Keynote Address - Dance of Partnership
12:00 – 12:45 – Great Harvest Bread Co. Box Lunch for Purchase / Networking
12:45 - 2:45 - Advocacy Workshops in Falcon Room and Auditorium—Medicaid Waivers (RRCS), Transition and the IEP (PEATC), Prior Written Notice (VDOE), and the Dance Continues...Inclusive Lives (Fialka)