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

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Saturday Morning Session [clear filter]
Saturday, April 6
 

10:30am MDT

First Nations Challenges and Possibilities
Indigenous and First Nations children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families experience many additional challenges over and above those common to non-indigenous individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in general. First Nations family members and leaders will share, how in partnership with Inclusion Alberta, promising avenues to change are being created and where much more remains to be done.

Speakers
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Arnold Fox

Director, Blood Tribe Social Development
Arnold Fox was born and raised on the Blood Indian Reserve, a Blackfoot speaking First Nation also known as Kainai, located in south Alberta. He completed his high school at St. Mary’s Indian Residential School (Blood Reserve) and at Catholic Central High (Lethbridge). He is a graduate... Read More →



Saturday April 6, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm MDT
Room 6 17700 87 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5T 4V4

10:30am MDT

Inclusive Education: Being a More Effective Advocate
Achieving quality inclusive education from kindergarten to high school requires parents to be knowledgeable and effective advocates. This session will provide parents and other advocates for quality inclusive education with the understanding and knowledge to be more successful in obtaining a quality inclusive education.

Speakers
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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 10:30am - 12:00pm MDT
Ballroom C 17700 87 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5T 4V4

10:30am MDT

Individual Response Plans: Reducing Risk and Responding to Abuse
This session will provide an overview of how to design an individualized plan to reduce the risk and impact of abuse. Nora will engage participants in discussing topics such as: what to do or say or not do or say when abuse is suspected;; potential perpetrators and their relationships to individuals;; and responding to disclosure of abuse.

Speakers
avatar for Nora Baladerian

Nora Baladerian

Dr. Nora Baladerian is the 2018 recipient of the American Psychological Association’s Division 56, Rehabilitation and Disability for Distinguished Contribution to the fi eld and is also a recipient of the U.S. Attorney General’s award for excellence in service to victims, receiving... Read More →


Saturday April 6, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm MDT
Room 7 17700 87 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5T 4V4

10:30am MDT

Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs) and Discretionary Trusts: Achieving Financial Security
This session provides the opportunity to learn how to apply for the Disability Tax Credit in order to be eligible for an RDSP, the benefits of an RDSP and the in’s and out’s of establishing a trust.


Saturday April 6, 2019 10:30am - 12:00pm MDT
Ballroom D 17700 87 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5T 4V4