Saturday, August 4, 2018 

9:15 AM to 3:30 PM 
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First Baptist Church
401 N. 2nd Ave.
Hopewell, VA 23860

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Janet Triggs

ThisAbility Education & Youth Conference 



We will be discussing the following topics.

IEP & 504, Autism, ABA Therapy, CCC+ & Accessing Waivers & Much More...

                         Youth Conference - Ages 8-17            

A variety of activities will be provided for the youth attending.                 

 (Please note NO Childcare or Activities for children under 8 yrs. old )

LIMITED Space You MUST register in order to attend the conference.

If you are attending the Education Conference your child may attend the Youth Conference provided they are 8-17 yrs old and registered for the event.  All youth attending must have a parent or legal guardian attending either the adult or youth conference.                                   

If your child has special needs and you are attending the adult conference they must be accompanied by a caregiver/guardian.

We will provide Breakfast, Lunch, Swag Bags & Give Aways!

This is open to the public and we welcome everyone to attend. Limited Space all attendees MUST register. 

(This event is free however you will have to option to make a donation.)

Speakers and Contributors

Courtney Pugh Parent Advocate, Spencer Ferguson, LCSW, Comprehensive Autism Partnership , At Home Your Way/Moms In Motion, Blueprint for Manhood, The Anti-Bully Club, Metro RVA Teens, Bianca Thomas - Woman Ablaze & More!


 9:15 am        Registration for Adult &  Youth          

 9:30 am        Breakfast                  

 10:00 am      IEP & 504  Courtney Pugh            

 11:00 am      Anti Bully Club / Faith Sample 

 11:10 pm      Spencer Ferguson , LCSW  

                     What Bullying is, What it’s not. The community’s role in stopping it & how to stop it on a big scale.

12:00 pm      Nelson Beats the Odds /Ronnie Sidney II                                              

Helping Your Children do Life with disability.Strategies on how to help your children succeed with physical, intellectual and learning disabilities.

12:30 pm       Lunch will be served 

12:55 pm       Autism  Comprehensive Autism  Partnership

1:55 pm         CCC+ & Accessing Waivers   Mom's in Motion / Jamie Greskowiak                   

2:55 pm         Mental Health in Youth  Second Chances Movement / David Robinson 

3:20 pm         Closing Comments 


Youth Conference - Ages 8-17

10:00 am       Anti Bully Club/Faith Sample

10:20 am       Launch Trampoline / LaShawanda Moore /Joey the    Mascot/Entrepreneurship

11:10 pm       Outside play & activities (weather permitting or indoor activities)

12:15 pm       Everyday life challenges / Second Chance Movement/David Robinson 

12:20 pm       Lunch will be served


                       Boys -Learning to tie Ties / Blue Print to Manhood  * Girls -Self Esteem Building / Metro RVA Teens—Cj Walker, Women Ablaze -Bianca Thomas,  Anti Bully Club -Faith Sample

1:45 pm        DJ karaoke. DANCE OFF,GAMES  & Ice Cream 







In Partnership with   

First Baptist Church