Find a Training

Current Trainings

New Health Care Advocacy Training

ASK Resource Center: Waivers, Medicaid and the Grievance Process

4 Locations, 4 Saturdays – All workshops run from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

November 17, 2018 - Creston
December 1, 2018 - Davenport
December 8, 2018 - Cedar Rapids
January 19, 2019 - West Des Moines 

This free training offers an overview of the health care system, including Waivers, Medicaid, and the steps involved in the grievance process when denied a health service from an insurance company or managed care organization (MCO).

Follow-up Consultation

After each workshop, from 12:30-4:00 p.m., trainer Paula Connolly will be available for individual consultation with families on issues related to health care. Sign up for free here.


Upcoming Events

OurCS@UW+ AccessComputing

Hands-on Research Conference for Undergraduate Women with Disabilities

Thursday, April 11 – Saturday, April 13, 2019
University of Washington, Seattle

OurCS@UW+AccessComputing is a two-day, research-focused workshop for undergraduate women with disabilities in computing fields. Women students with disabilities in computing fields nationwide are eligible to apply. Students will participate in group research projects designed to inspire participants to consider research careers, and learn about faculty and graduate student mentors' current research.

Transportation, housing, and meals will be provided for participants. Funding is provided by Google Explore CSR, the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, and AccessComputing.

For priority consideration, applications should be submitted by December 31. Applications received after the deadline will be considered as space allows. Learn more and find a link to the application here.

Questions? Email Brianna at

Training Sources

Access to Training

Our Training Sources page provides links to a variety of training resources that are available on an ongoing basis. Most of these resources are online, available any day, any time. Check websites for fees associated with the trainings.

The Conner Training Connection makes every effort to assure these listings are up-to-date. Visit our Training Sources page.

Teacher works with a student in a wheelchair

Training Calendar

Please visit our interactive calendar to find trainings on disability-related topics, including autism, brain injury, mental health, self-advocacy and transition. We invite you to share trainings with us and others using the "Add Event" button on this calendar.

Please visit our Contact Us page on this website for more information or support.