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2019 Inclusion Alberta Family Conference
April 5-6, 2019
Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta

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Saturday Afternoon Session [clear filter]
Saturday, April 6
 

1:30pm

A House is Not a Home
This session will link the new Federal housing initiative that has specific provisions for individuals with developmental disabilities, the experiences of families and community members in developing home in the truest sense of the word, and how this knowledge can be utilized by families and communities to create a future where more and more individuals with developmental disabilities have a home, not just housing.



Saturday April 6, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Room 6 17700 87 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5T 4V4

1:30pm

Changing the Conversation: Engaging Local Communities in Expanding Inclusive Practices
Learn a practical and creative approach for launching local movements that invite ordinary citizens (not just the “usual suspects”) to be part of expanding inclusive opportunities and supports for community members with disabilities.

For handouts, please see the downloads below, or visit Erik's website: https://www.erikwcarter.com/inclusionalberta

Speakers
avatar for Erik Carter

Erik Carter

Professor of Special Education, Cornelius Vanderbilt
Erik Carter’s research and teaching focuses on evidence-based strategies for supporting access to the general curriculum and promoting valued roles in school, work, community, and congregational settings for children and adults with intellectual disability, autism, and multiple... Read More →



Saturday April 6, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Room 7 17700 87 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5T 4V4

1:30pm

Creating and Facilitating Relationships through Community Engagement
This session will explore: the power of natural pathways, strategies for community engagement and inclusion, how to identify individual interests, how families and staff can facilitate and encourage community connections, and how families can train staff they employ through FSCD or FMS.



Saturday April 6, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Ballroom D 17700 87 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5T 4V4

1:30pm

Trends, Opportunities and Advocacy Challenges: A Look Ahead
In this annual session, Bruce will offer his perspective on future trends, challenges and opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

Speakers
avatar for Bruce Uditsky

Bruce Uditsky

Chief Executive Officer Emeritus, Inclusion Alberta



Saturday April 6, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Ballroom C 17700 87 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5T 4V4