The Road to Tomorrow: Refueling for the Journey
2018 Family and Caregiver Retreat
Friday, June 1, 2018, 4:00 p.m. – Saturday, June 2, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, Ames
Sponsored by the University of Iowa Center for Excellence on Disabilities, the University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development, and the University of Iowa Division of Child and Community Health, this free event is designed for Iowa parents, legal guardians and caregivers of children and youth (ages 12-26) with special health care needs. Session topics will include issues involved in the transition of youth to adult health care and specialty services. To register, click here.
Culturally Responsive Health Care in Iowa 2018 Conference
UI Carver College of Medicine Continues Diversity Dialogue
Friday June 8, 2018 7:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
University of Iowa College of Public Health
Goals of this conference are to educate Iowa’s health care providers about the importance of providing culturally responsive and competent health care, to improve access to quality health care, and to reduce health disparities. Target audience includes health professionals, administrators and students who provide or are interested in providing health care services to diverse populations. CEUs are available for multiple disciplines, and a reduced registration rate is available to students. For more information or to register, click here.
2018 National Self-Advocacy Conference
Calling Self-Advocate Leaders from Across the Country
June 7-9, 2018
Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center
2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. North
The 2018 SABE National Self-Advocacy Conference theme is “Let’s make it happen. Disability rights are civil rights.” This conference is a great place for people with disabilities to learn, grow and advocate with their peers and allies who truly support civil rights. For more information about the conference and to register, click here.
2018 National ADA Symposium
Workshops, Events, and Other Learning Opportunities Covering All Facets of the ADA
June 17-20, 2018
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
This year's Symposium offers 6 Pre-Conference Sessions, 100 Breakout Sessions and 5 In-Depth Advanced Workshops from over 100 presenters and experts across the country. Whether you're new to the ADA or have been involved since 1990, from novice to advanced learner, this symposium has sessions to fit every need and area of interest. Meet the experts and learn the latest about the ADA.
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