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Virtual Conference & Impact Awards Celebration

November 30 @ 10:30 am - 3:15 pm

Virtual Conference & Impact Awards Celebration

All sessions will be held virtually via Zoom
November 30, 2022
10:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. EST

While there is no cost to attend for
self-advocates, family members, and DSPs,
you do need to register. 


10:30 a.m.

Plenary Speaker
Cathy Robinson, Associate Director
Indiana Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services
The State of the State in IDD Services

Keynote Speaker
Liz Weintraub, Senior Advocacy Specialist
Association of University Centers on Disability
Learn about Liz!


Impact Awards Celebration

Join us as we celebrate good people doing good things
to make a difference in the lives of people
with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 


Concurrent Workshops 

Starting Your Own Business
Tim Peterson, Director of Small Business Services
Portals, Inc

Ask the State DDRS Team
Cathy Robinson, DDRS Associate Director
Jessica Harlan-York, DDRS COO
Theresa Koleszar, Bureau of Rehabilitation Services Director
Christina Commons, Bureau of Child Development Director 

Crash Course in Charting the LifeCourse Part I
Julie Reynolds, Senior Research Associate
University of Missouri Kansas City
Institute for Human Development 

Benefit Information (BIN) Counseling
Sarah Level, BIN Project Coordinator
Indiana Institute on Disability & Community

2:15-2:30 – Break

Break Out Sessions

I Have a Job!
Requesting Accomodations
Bonnie Borner, Indiana Disability Rights Advocacy Specialist
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community

Zaida Maldonado-Prather, Staff Attorney
Indiana Disability Rights

Using a Supported Decision Making Agreement
Nick Parker, Staff Attorney
Indiana Supreme Court
Adult Guardianship Office

Crash Course in Charting the Life Course Part II
Using Lifecourse Tools
Lexi Westerfield & Noah Upchurch
Self-Advocates of Indiana 

Navigating Education Impacted by COVID
Dr. Dawn McGrath, Executive Director

Registration is Now Closed
Links to events you registered
for will be emailed to you.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Impact Awards Celebration Sponsored by
Indiana Association of Behavioral Consultants 

ASL interpretation provided by the
Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities


November 30
10:30 am - 3:15 pm
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