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2019 Down Syndrome Regional Conference

April 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - April 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

$50 – $250

Join us on April 26-27 for the New Directions Regional Conference! Keynote Speakers include Sean McElwee from A&E’s “Born This Way” and Nikki Heiman, author of “Think Inclusive”.

Schedule of Events

Friday, April 26th, 2019

  • 6:00pm – Registration
  • 6:30pm – Welcome
  • 6:45pm – It Could Happen by Sean McElwee, Entrepreneur and Self Advocate
  • 7:15pm – Meet & Greet with Sean McElwee

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

  • 9:00am – Welcome
  • 9:15am – Living’ the Good Life by Nikki Heimen
  • 11:15am – Lunch (provided) and Educator of the Year Award
  • 1:00pm – Breackout Session 1 (pick one of three):
    • Strategic Problem Solving for High Quality Inclusion by Nikki Heiman
    • Self-Advocate Community Service Project with Best Buddies
    • A Multi-Sensory Approach to Speech Production by Vanessa Anderson-Smith
  • 2:15pm – Break
  • 2:30pm – Breakout Session 2 (pick one of three):
    • Strategic Problem Solving for High Quality Inclusion by Nikki Heiman
    • Why is Eating Different Foods, Wearing Clothes, and Brushing Teeth so Difficult with my Child? Sensory Processing Challenges and the Child with Down Syndrome by Robin Mills
    • ABLE Accounts by Rhonda Erickson
  • 3:45pm – Conclusion, Evaluations, Door Prizes

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Details

Start:
April 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
End:
April 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Cost:
$50 – $250

Venue

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sioux Falls-Brandon
1103 N Splitrock Blvd
Brandon, SD 57005 United States
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Phone:
(605) 582-2901
Website:
https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/brandon/bdnsb/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-EX-_-US-_-BDNSB

Organizer

New Directions Down Syndrome Association
Phone:
605-610-8026
Email:
info@newdirectionsdsa.com
Website:
https://newdirectionsdsa.com