Friday, September 13, 2019

  • 8:00am - 4:00pm- Guest Speakers, Breakout Sessions, Vendors and More!
    • Health, Safety and Wellness Sessions
    • Advocacy Skill Building Sessions
    • Direct Support Professional Sessions
  • 4:00pm - 6:00pm Celebration Event - 30 Years of Advocacy



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Bethesda Marriott 

5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda MD 20814

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This Conference is for
  • Self-Advocates 
  • Family Members
  • Young Adults
  • Direct Support Professionals
  • Provider Administrative Staff
  • Everyone Interested!

For more information, contact:

Tami Goldsmith 
People On the Go of Maryland 


Phyllis Holton from Project ACTION! at

202-448-1458 or pholton@dcqualitytrust.org





Breakout Sessions, Vendors, Voter Booth Demo and more:

Breakout Sessions:

  •  Health Safety and WellnessHealthy Relationships, Supported Decision Making, Nutrion and Meal Planning, Online Web Presents - Social Media Postings, Suspecting Scams and Protecting your Identity and Police Interaction
  • Advocacy Skill Building - Advocating for Employment, Voting Rights and Accessible Voting Machine Demonstrations, Advocacy versus Self-Advocacy: Finding Your Voice, Finding your Voice: Legislating on Capitol Hill, Sitting on Committees: Advocating for Accommodations, Growing and Sustaining a Self-Advocacy Group
  •  Direct Support Professionals - Networking with the Employer/Relationship Building for DSP's and Tips and Tools for DSP's to be successful