Friday October 25, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
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Child Focus, Inc. 
551-B Cincinnati-Batavia Pike
Old State Route 74
Cincinnati, OH 45244

                                                                                             Across from Kroger & Free onsite parking
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Amy Clawson, Family Support Coordinator
University of Cincinnati UCEDD 

This event is presented by:










PGC includes:

Aaron W. Perlman Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Angelman Fragile X Alliance of Greater Cincinnati

Autism Society of Greater Cincinnati

Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati

Family Voices of Ohio

Spina Bifida Coaltion of Cincinnati

The Point Arc of Northern Kentucky

United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cincinnati 


along with our partners:

Clermont County Developmental Disabilities

Child Focus, Inc.

Family Resource Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services

State Support Team 13



Be Empowered!

An advocacy day for families in Southwest Ohio who have children with developmental disabilities.

Build skills, knowledge and connections


 Friday, October 25, 2013

9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Topics include:

The Importance of Advocacy

Successful Teaming with Your School

Understanding Services & Systems in Ohio

Panel of Families with Stories of Empowerment

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Who should attend? 

Families and caregivers who have children and youth with developmental disabilities.

Why should you attend? 

  • Learn how to build your skills, knowledge, and make connections. 
  • Hear from state and regional leaders.
  • Find out how other parents have advocated for their child's needs.

Keynote Speaker:   Peggy Martin, Family Advocate

For more than 14 years, Peggy has served as the Family Advocate for the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD). Communicating the needs of families to policy makers is a key focus of her role. Peggy created and chairs the statewide Family Advisory Council, which reaches thousands of family members in over half the counties in Ohio. As a dedicated parent advocate for her own daughter, Peggy Martin brings valuable, personal insight into a successful career of helping families access services in Ohio.


Registration Fee:  $10 per person 

includes light breakfast and boxed lunch 

A limited number of scholarships are available on a first-come first-serve basis.  To inquire, please call Amy Clawson at 513-636-4723.


We hope you join us!  Register Today!

Be Empowered !