Sep 7 2012

Early Bird Registration for the Self-Determination Conference

Posted by BPDD at 9:13 AM
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Register by next Friday and save!

Early Bird registration for the 2012 Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference will be available for seven more days. Register by Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 and take advantage of the discounted Early Bird rates!

The conference will be held October 29-31, 2012, at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells. The theme for this year’s conference is The Art of Self-Determination: Learning, Connecting, and Making Change. All conference activities, presentations, and workshops focus on topics that will help people with disabilities in Wisconsin be more self-determined and ways that agencies and individuals can support them. The conference is sponsored by the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities, In Control Wisconsin, and People First Wisconsin.

The three-day conference starts on Monday, Oct. 29 with dynamic pre-conference sessions in the afternoon, which will be followed by the Art Night Kick-Off. Days 1 and 2 of the conference – Tuesday, Oct. 30 and Wednesday, Oct. 31 – will feature powerful keynote presentations, a talent show, and many sessions that will provide participants with excellent learning opportunities.

Day 1 highlight: During the morning keynote, entertainer Bob Kahn will inspire us to think creatively in order to realize our dreams and self-advocate Aliza Claire Bible will share how she has found her voice through the arts.

Session topics will include: youth transition, community-supported living, employment and self-direction, hiring your own staff, meaningful transitions, financial asset building, developing a business plan, getting involved in your community, what it means to self-direct, healthy relationships, and more! Learn more about the conference.

Also, there are excellent opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors to get involved with the conference.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn, connect, and make change…and save money by registering early!

More information – including registration – is available.



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