In Our Own Words: Highlighting Self-Advocacy
February 3rd, 2011

Video Webcast:

Meeting Agenda

8:00 am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 am

Treasure Diversity

Drew Goldsmith, age 14, young filmmaker

8:40 am

Welcome & Current Activities Update

Emily Levine, Co-Chair CoP ASD/DD, Executive Director Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin
Sharon Fleischfresser, Co-Chair CoP ASD/DD, Medical Director WI CYSHCN
- Welcome
- Explanation of the Community of Practice Model
- Announcements

9:10 am

Making Lemonade

Judy Endow, Trainer, Speaker, Writer

10:25 am


10:35 am

Self Advocates and Families

Erin Miller, CoP ASD/DD Member

10:50 am

Comedy Break

Nate Helm-Quest, CoP ASD/DD Member



Cindy Bentley, Writer, Speaker

11:45 am

The Benefits of Inclusion

Lynn Stansberry-Brusnahan, WI Board of People with Developmental Disabilities

12:00 pm
12:30 pm

Regional Meetings (Site specific agendas)


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Judy Endow, Nationally Recognized Author, Speaker and Trainer
Cindy Bentley, Author and Speaker
Erin Miller, Young Adult Member of the Planning Team
Nate Helm-Quest, Teenage Member of the CoP ASD/DD

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