Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Event Details

Journeys in Disability: Information and Support for Families

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Date: November 06, 2008

Time: 6:30PM to 8:30PM

Location: Room 241 Vanderbilt Kennedy Center/MRL Building

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Registration Closed

Description

For family members, adults and high school students with disabilities, and support personnel.

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

Presenter who works in field will orient attendees 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.

An attended relaxation room will be available for attendees.

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

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

Contact

Lynnette Henderson, Ph.D., (615) 936-0448

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