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Woodbridge, VA: “Circle of Support – A Conference for Families of Children with Special Needs and the Professionals Who Work with Them”
November 5, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm EDT
REGISTRATION FEES: The charge per person for the conference is $25.00 for selfadvocates, $50.00 for parents, and $80.00 for professionals. This includes registration, a continental breakfast, and a box lunch. Special early bird registration is $20.00 for selfadvocates, $40.00 for parents, and $60.00 for professionals.
Your registration form and payment must be postmarked by October 3, 2016 or you must register online by October 3, 2016 to qualify for the special rate. Scholarships are available for childcare as well as the conference. For more information, please call 703-670-4800.
A half-day attendance option is available again this year; $25.00 per person includes continental breakfast, the keynote speaker, and a choice of workshop in Session I.
Childcare and the sibling group costs remain the same.
HOW TO REGISTER: Each person must complete a registration form and return it no later than Friday, October 28, 2016. Online registration is available at www.arcgpw.org if you wish to pay by credit card. Don’t delay; mail your registration or register online today. Registration is limited to 600 people. A waiting list will be maintained after that number is reached. If you need to cancel, please do so as early as possible so someone else may attend. Because our registration fees are low, no refunds will be made for cancellations. Online registration is not available for scholarship recipients, volunteer or committee members, Arc staff, or individuals and groups that must pay via purchase order. Full payment must accompany your form in order for your registration to be processed. Checks should be made payable to The Arc-GPW. Confirmations will not be mailed. You will receive your 1st or 2nd choice unless you hear from us. Online registrants will receive an email confirmation if you provide a valid email address.
SCHEDULE 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Registration – Continental Breakfast – Exhibits
8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction Karen L. Smith, Executive Director The Arc of Greater Prince William/INSIGHT, Inc.
Keynote Address Jonathan Mooney “We’re Not Broken: Empowering Labeled Students”
10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Session I: Concurrent Workshop Sessions
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch – Exhibits – Networking
12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Session II: Concurrent Workshop Sessions
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Session III: Concurrent Workshop Sessions
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