Schedule 2024

Delaware Room.
Ballroom B.
Ballroom C.
800 AM – 830 AM.
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Sponsor Exhibitors.
830 AM – 845 AM.

Welcome Remarks.

Dielle De Noon.
845 AM – 945 AM.

Keynote Address: Living Informed, Feeling Empowered!

Haley Shiber.
945AM – 1015AM.
Break – Networking & Visit Sponsor Exhibitors.
1015AM – 1130AM.

Voting Rights and Accessibility for Delaware Voters with Disabilities.

Joann Kingsley, M.A.
Carol King-Ries.

A Seat at the Table: Make Your Voice Heard by Key Delaware Decision Makers!

DE State Senator Russell Huxtable.
DE State Rep. DeShanna Neal, MS, CFLE.
DE State Rep. Michael Ramone.
DE State Rep. Michael Smith.

How Did Our Community Adapt to the Phaseout of Sheltered Workshops?

Sue Brewster, M.Ed., Ed.S.
Allen Burke.
1130AM – 1145AM.
Break – Networking & Visit Sponsor Exhibitors.
1145AM – 1:00PM.
State Council for Persons with Disabilities Annual Awards Presentation and Luncheon.
100PM – 130PM.
Break – Networking & Visit Sponsor Exhibitors.
130PM – 245PM.

Begin with the End in Mind: Planning Early for the Life You Dream Of!

Cindy Mathews.
Jillian Mathews.
Leanne Thomas, MA, CRC.

ADA for Beginners – Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Ann Deschamps, Ed.D.
Braden Walker.

Enhancing Independence at Home through Technology.

Madeline Laquer, ATP.
David Miller.
245PM – 300PM.
Break – Networking & Visit Sponsor Exhibitors.
300PM – 415PM.

What is the Client Assistance Program (CAP) and How CAP Can Help.

Dielle De Noon.
Karen DiNardo, B.A.
Elisabeth Furber, M.S.

Strive to Thrive.

Leanne Evans.
Christina O’Connor.
Michelle Saunders.
Jennifer Tozer.

Mental Health Outpatient Therapy for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities.

Alyssa Cowin.
Lauren Bauer, LCSW.
Brian Freedman, Ph.D.
Sarah Mallory, Ph.D.
415PM – 430PM.
Adjourn: Turn in Evaluations and Prize Giveaway.

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