2013 Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities in the 21st Century and Service Coordination

Competencies

 

In this second session of DC Advocacy Partners, partners will:

  • Increase their knowledge about the service coordination system and the services that are available in DC for individuals with disabilities and their families
  • Gain first-hand experience attending a city-wide summit, and participate in small group discussions with other attendees and presenters
  • Participate and interact with committees or groups to work/plan for common goals
  • Create a personal vision statement to help focus their short and long term advocacy goals

Agenda

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Speakers

Sue Swenson

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education

Leila Peterson

Partners in Transition & Executive Director, SchoolTalk

Michelle Hawkins

Community Liaison Specialist, Developmental Disability Administration

Jimi Lethbridge

Director of Monitoring, Quality Trust

Handouts

2013 State of the District Address by Mayor Vincent C. Gray

Session 2 Resources

Identifying and Selecting Long-Term Services and Supports Outcome Measures by Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund

Speaking For a Better Tomorrow: A Guide to Making an Effective Speech

Person-Centered Planning Toolkit by The Arc

Vision Activity

Homework

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Long-Term Project

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