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2017 Developmental Disabilities Family Resources Conference

November 17 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Friday, November 17, 2017 | 8:00am – 4:00pm

Black Canyon Conference Center, 9440 N. 25th Avenue, Phoenix

Keynote Speakers

Lindsey Nebeker
Lindsey Nebeker is an autism self-advocate, concert pianist, author and blogger, nationally recognized expert on relationship issues for individuals with I/DD

Matthew Wangeman & John Schaffer
Matthew Wangeman is Instructor of Disability Studies in the Institute for Human Development at Northern Arizona University, disabilities awareness activist and advocate, and subject of the documentary film My Dad Matthew

John Schaffer is Instructor of Disability Studies in the Institute for Human Development at NAU and a documentary filmmaker (My Dad Matthew, Vectors of Autism)

Breakout sessions will include
– Health & Wellness for Individuals with I/DD
– Teaching Self-Advocacy
– Relationships & Sexuality
– Planning for Postsecondary Education
– Finding Reliable Health Information in the Digital World
– Parents Working through Adulthood Benefits
– Firsthand Account as an Independent Adult with I/DD
– Expanding AHCCCS to Include Occupational Therapy
– Facilitating Community Inclusion

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors!

Scholarship Sponsor

Scholarship Sponsor


To pay by check or make payment arrangements using an organizational Purchase Order, please contact Kristi Short at The Arc of Arizona – (602) 234-2721 or kristi@arcarizona.org

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November 17
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Black Canyon Conference Center
9440 N. 25th Avenue
Phoenix, 85021 United States
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