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Statewide Learning Conference and Self-Advocate Retreat

April 23rd & 24th

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The conference is Saturday, April 23rd and Sunday, April 24th at the Crowne Plaza West in Plymouth. This conference is targeted towards individuals with Down syndrome and their families/caregivers. The conference includes a Self-Advocate Retreat and Kid's Camp.

Keynote & featured speakers include:Matthew SchwabKennith Allen ThomasLiz PlatchaBrian DonovanKareem NealDr. Kishore VellodyTerri Couwenhoven

Plus special guests Kandi Packard, President & CEO of NDSS and Jordan Kough, Executive Director of NDSC - presenting together.

In addition to those notable speakers we have an awesome list of breakout sessions including:

  • Alzheimer's
  • Accessing County Services
  • ASD - Ds Dual Diagnosis
  • Augmented and Alternative Communication
  • Behavior
  • Employment
  • Financial & Estate Planning
  • Higher Education
  • IEPs
  • Inclusive Education
  • Medical Guidelines
  • Puberty
  • Public Policy Update
  • Relationships
  • Self-Determination Research
  • Speech & Communications
  • Transition Services
  • Plus meetups for teen and adult siblings, new parents, and grandparents

Our full line up and schedule can be located HERE