If you have ever taken any of the KU Strategies trainings, then you know how user-friendly these are with your students! Just wanted to share that there is a new one-day training on “self-advocacy” and “possible selves” coming soon on September 30th. Please see the flyer below for more specific details, as well, as, how to sign up so you can attend. These are both important skills that students need to transition smoothly and fits well into 21st century skills! Sign up today!
The ASK Resource Center is hosting a FREE statewide Family Conference on Saturday, May 4th in West Des Moines. We know the end of the school year is packed with lots to do, but this is truly a golden opportunity if you can attend.
- 8:45 a.m.—9:20 a.m. (Check in & childcare drop off)
- 9:30 a.m. —4:30 p.m. (Conference)
- Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel
- 1800 50th Street
- West Des Moines, IA 50266
Family Conference Flyer with registration links
FREE Childcare is available on-site at the conference. You must register for childcare by Friday, April 26th.
Parent Stipends, Mileage Stipends, & Hotel Stipends for Iowa Families are available.
- Box lunch will be provided!
- Earn a chance to be in a drawing for an IPAD!
Regardless of the age of your child, you will find helpful breakout sessions loaded with relevant national and state-wide disability information on health, education, advocacy, & self determination!
The Conference will feature two keynote speakers:
David Wetherow is an internationally recognized leader in community living & self-directed supports. David shares his “Star Raft” tools, an inno-vative model of step by step actions and resources to support your family and child in the community.
LeDerick Horne is a poet, disability advocate and entrepreneur who uses his gift for spoken word poetry as a teaching tool. LeDerick has been recognized across the country as a motivational speaker and disability advocate. He currently chairs Project Eye to Eye, a national nonprofit that provides mentoring programs for students with LD/ADHD.
For Questions or registration information, please contact Paula Connolly at 1-800-450-8667 or firstname.lastname@example.org