Sunday, October 11, 2009

Ideas for 2010 Conference

As a member of the 2010 Planning Committee for the TABS (Tennessee Adult Brothers and Sisters with disabilities) Conference, I would love to receive input for the agenda for next year's conference. If you were an adult brother, sister, relative with a sibling with a learning disability, what information would you like to hear about at a conference? I plan to send in your ideas to Nashville at the end of this week. Vanderbilt supports this conference and is doing some great research in this area. Ashley Coulter at Vandy is our conference coordinator/leader and is already getting ideas for the agenda.
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Some ideas given thus far have been: info on future planning (trusts, etc.), small group discussions addressing various special needs areas (autism, down syndrome, brain disorders, etc/), and ideas of books to read.