2017 Together We Can

Saturday, May 6, 2017
8:15 am – 4:00 pm  
Varied Industries Conference Center
Iowa State Fairgrounds, 
3000 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA
Conference flyer
Detailed agenda 
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Online registration is now closed. Walk-in registrations are welcome, but lunch is not guaranteed.

FREE for parents and families of individuals with disabilities; $30 for professionals

If you attended the conference and would like to receive any of the credit types listed below, please contact Ashley Gill.
Social Work CEU: Conference approved for 5.25 credit hours; $10 processing fee applies.
Attorney CLE: Conference approved for 3.0 credit hours; activity number 25259729.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor CEU: Conference approved for 5.25 credit hours; $10 processing fee applies.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist CEU: Conference approved to offer 5.25 credit hours; $10 processing fee applies.
Foster Parent Training Credit: Conference keynote and breakout sessions approved for 4.0 credit hours.

Andy Imparato & Michael Gamel-McCormick
From the National Association of University Centers on Disabilities

“Advocating in Times of Change: What You Need to Know”

With more than 40 years of state and federal disability law, policy and advocacy experience between them, Andy Imparato and Michael Gamel-McCormick have seen many shifts in policy and administration, and know the lay of the land. Through the years, they have worked on issues related to education, health care, employment, and rural support — just to name a few. As if that’s not enough, both men bring passion and dedication to their work that only comes from being touched by disability in their own personal lives. This year’s keynote is a rare opportunity to learn from Andy and Michael as they share what they know about the shifts taking place in Washington that will impact disability issues at all levels.  This presentation will focus on any changes coming down the  pike in Federal laws that have anything to do with disability issues including ESSA, IDEA, ADA and ACA. These guys know their stuff, so bring your questions!

Easter Seals • UnitedHealthcare • Amerigroup Iowa • Center for Disabilities and Development • ASK Resource Center • Transition Iowa • Epilepsy Foundation Iowa • Autism Society of Iowa • Brain Injury Alliance of Iowa • Children at Home-IFSN • ChildServe • Connect the Dots 4 Life • Iowa Able Foundation  • Understood • Tobii Dynavox • ID Action • Iowa Family & Educator Partnership • Prader-Willi Association of Iowa • LDA-IA • Respite Connection • ICATER • CHSC • Hammer Medical Supply • Iowa Department for the Blind • Iowa State Treasurer’s Office 

Reimbursement Allowance packet

UnitedHealthcare, Amerigroup, CDD, Wells Fargo Sponsor Logos

People in auditorium listening to a speech