Monday, July 10, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM MDT
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Hotel RL by Red Lion
161 W 600 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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Andrew Riggle
Disability Law Center
801-363-1347 X3209

Are you a person with a disability who would like to make more choices for yourself?  Would you like to help a family member with a disability, or someone
you work with, become more independent or self-sufficient?  If so, join us for a Celebration of Self-Determination on
Monday, July 10, 2017 in Salt Lake City.

The Conference will be held at the Hotel RL in Salt Lake City.  It will begin at 8:00 AM and will conclude at 4:00 PM, and includes lunch.  (see Tentative Schedule below.)  Dinner will be on your own followed by a People First Dance at 6:00 PM. 

Online event registration is now closed.

You may register for the event at the door beginning at 8:00 AM on Monday, July 10th.   Lunch will not be available to individuals that register at the door as we have turned in our final food count to the hotel.   The cost will be $10 per person payable in cash, check or credit card. 

Tentative Schedule: 

8:00 - 9:00 AM - Registration and Beverage Bar (Foyer)

9:00-10:00 AM:  Keynote:  Creating a Culture of Coordinated Support
Presented by Jonathan Martinis

10:15 -11:00 AM:  No Limits, Raising Expectations 

11:15 - 12:15PM:  Morning Breakout (Choose 1)

  • Practical Supported Decision-Making Tools
  • Promoting Self-Determination at School:  Student Led IEPs and Transition
  • Sucessfully Moving from Person-Centered to Person-Directed Planning
  • Communicating Self-Determination:  Using Assistive Technology

12:15-1:15 PM Lunch and Lunch Session 

1:30-2:30 PM Afternoon Breakout (Choose 1)

  • Self-Determination is Workable: Self-Employment and Traditional Workforce Jobs
  • Customized Employment 101
  • Pipeline to Employment:  School to Work
  • A Self Advocate's Guide to Supported Decision Making

2:45 - 4:00 PM  Closing Session:  Where Can We Go From Here? Success Stories

Dinner on your own.  (People First Group will go to City Creek together).

6:00-8:00 PM People First Dance