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Charting the LifeCourse Showcase - Kansas City, MO

Charting the LifeCourse Showcase - Kansas City, MO

Thu, April 19, 2018

Join the National Communities of Practice in Kansas City, Missouri, to explore how the lives of people with disabilities and their families are being enhanced at all levels of systems change through the work of the National Community of Practice for Supporting Families with I/DD.

This showcase will feature concrete examples of how the Charting the LifeCourse framework and tools are being used across the country by:

  • Families and self-advocates to explore possibilities for the future and plan for needed supports today
  • Family organizations and groups as they provide information, resources, and life navigation
  • Special educators, transition specialists, and employment professionals to reframe expectations and change conversations around employment
  • Support coordinators to enhance the person-centered planning process and individualized support planning
  • Direct support professionals to think differently about their day-to-day role supporting individuals disabilities in their communities
  • Leaders, managers, and directors as they respond to rapid culture, policy and practice changes

Learn more at lifecoursetools.com/showcase

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Calls for Presenters and Posters and Sponsorship Opportunities will be released in late October 2017.

A number of registration options will be available for professionals, families, and self-advocates. A limited number of scholarships will be available.

The Showcase is being held in conjunction with the 2018 National Community of Practice for Supporting Families of Individuals with I/DD Annual Meeting.