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 MDT

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 MDT
Room 6 17700 87 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5T 4V4

1:30pm MDT

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

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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 MDT
Room 7 17700 87 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5T 4V4

1:30pm MDT

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 MDT
Ballroom D 17700 87 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5T 4V4

1:30pm MDT

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.

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Bruce Uditsky

CEO Emeritus, Inclusion Alberta
Bruce Uditsky, M.Ed., is the CEO Emeritus of Inclusion Alberta and its former CEO for over 25 years. Bruce is internationally recognized for his leadership and advocacy in social justice and inclusion for individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families. He has served... Read More →

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