Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 7:45 AM - 2:00 PM
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Embassy Suites, Central Austin 
5901 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd
Austin, TX 78723

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Hub Learning Community 
Integral Care 

New Directions:

The Future of ID/DD and Mental Health

The Hub Learning Community (HLC) is a resource for professionals who support individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD). HLC is excited to introduce our second annual conference registration is open. This is a free two day conference focused on supporting the professionals that assist people with ID/DD in the community. The conference schedule is as follows.

Conference Day 1: August 16th, 2017

8:00-9:00 AM: Registration/Opening Remarks

9:00-10:30 AM: Keynote Speaker, Hannah Jurewicz, LPC, CCDP-D- Addiction Recovery: How to Support Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Substance Abuse.

10:45-12:00 PM: Dr. Caren Arnold, OTD, OTR- Recognizing Sensory Processing Disorders and How it Affects Individuals in the Community

1:00-2:15 PM: Dr. Carolyn Rekerdres M.D.- Behavioral Issues and Mental Health Crisis: For an IDD Individual in Crisis- What is the Difference?

2:25-3:40 PM: Dr. David Duran Ph.D- Working Relationship Boundaries: How to be friendly while also being professional.

3:45-5:00 PM: Keynote Speaker, Lori McIlwain, National Autism Association: Wandering/Elopement Behaviors in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Data, Case Studies and Insights

Conference Day 2: August 17th, 2017

7:45-8:00 AM: Registration

8:00-9:15 AM [ Break-Out Session 1]

Anna Bauereis- Changing the Brain in the Classroom: A Greater Understanding

Annette Juba, LCSW- Effective Tactics for Promoting Successful Aging

Caroline Turner, LMSW- The Autism Society of Texas: Building a Community of Support

Person Centered Thinking: For the Community

9:30-10:45 AM [Break-Out Session 2]

Leslie Fierro- New Ways of Thinking: Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing of Youth with Disabilities

Barry Hamilton, LMSW- Exploring Therapeutic Modalities in the Day Habilitation Setting

Dr. Duran & Jody Gardner - A Study of Sexual Preference/Sexual Identity for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability: A Preliminary Study

Malika Pritchett, BCBA- Positive Behavior Supports

10:50-12:05 PM [Break- Out Session 3]

Dr. Garcia and Associates- Making the Most of your Day

Carl Crowther and Bluebonnet CIS- Crisis Support Strategies for Success

Kimberly May- Discussing Sex & Sexuality with Clients 

Alzhiemers Association- Know the 10 Signs

12:30-2:00 PM: Panel Keynote

Jimmy's Story: One Teams path toward a New Direction

Food and beverages will be provided. Please note any food allergies during registration.