Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Event Details

Journeys in Disability: Information and Support for Families

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Date: November 01, 2008

Time: 9:00AM to 11:00AM

Location: Room 241 Vanderbilt Kennedy Center/MRL Building

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Registration Closed

Description

For families with children 12 and under.

A 2-hour orientation session to provide support regardless of diagnosis.

Presenter who works in field will orient parents/caregivers to:
• Important terms, definitions, and relevant laws
• People-first language and civil rights issues
• Sources of information and support
• Federal, state, and local non-profit agencies

Experienced parent presenter will discuss:
• Choices that lead to more positive outcomes
• Notebook with resources

Free and open to the public.

Childcare is available with 48-hour notice. Contact (615) 936-8852.

For more information, contact lynnette.henderson@vanderbilt.edu.