Arc NEMS Mini Conference 2018 Agenda

 

Agenda: “Putting the Pieces Together”

7:30 – 8:45 Check In/Registration/Light Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 Mayor Jason Shelton, Welcome to Tupelo

9:00 – 9:45 Opening Key Note Speaker – Frank Campagna (Well-known Blogger, “Autism Daddy”)

9:45 – 10:15 Transition/Restroom/Vendors (BREAK TIME)

10:15 – 11:00 Break Out Session

  1. Medicaid, Cindy Brown/ Medicaid Waver Services (HBCS)
  2. Social Security/ Back to Work Program
  3. Vocational Rehab, Keely Green/ Transitioning into the work force

11:00 – 11:15 Transition/Restroom/Vendors (BREAK TIME)

11:15 – 11:45 Have lunch served/ A word from our sponsors, door prizes

11:45 – 12:15 A Word from Senator Chad McMahan

12:15 - 12:30 Transition/Restroom/Vendors (BREAK TIME)

12:30– 1:15 Key Note #2, Deborah Tierce motivational speaker, gives a motivational talk based on Dr Seuss book “Oh the Places You’ll Go…”)

1:15 – 1:30 Transition/Restroom/Vendors) BREAK TIME

1:30 – 2:30 Break Out Session

  1. Julia Houston - ICC GED/Transition program
  2. Leslie Junkin – Self Advocacy
  3. Chad Clardy - Addiction in the disability community

2:30- 2:45 Transition/Restroom/ Vendors

2:45– 3:15 Closing Session William Heard/ His story “Butterflies are free” How the butterfly has inspired him in his transition into life as a paraplegic

3:15 – 4:00 Thank you to guests and door prizes, closing of conference, Announcement of Fall Formal Dance