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Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council Partners in Policymaking

August 2, 2019 - August 3, 2019

Venue

Hilton Garden Inn – Columbia MO
3300 Vandiver Dr
Columbia, MO 65202
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Effective Communication, Issues of Sexuality, Assistive Technology

COMPETENCIES

  • Understand how effective communication impacts effective advocacy.
  • Understand the importance of addressing issues of sexuality of individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Describe examples of state-of-the-art technologies that can benefit people with disabilities.
  • Understand the reasons for and the importance of proper positioning techniques for people with disabilities.

Agenda

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2

12:00 – 12:30 pm | Registration
12:30 – 12:45 pm | Packet and Homework Review
12:45 – 3:00 pm | Effective Communication with Juli Burney of Lincoln, NE
3:00 – 3:15 pm | Break
3:15 – 5:00 pm | Sexuality Issues with Katherine McLaughlin of Westmoreland, NH
5:00 – 6:00 pm | Dinner
6:00 – 9:00 pm | Sexuality Issue with Katherine McLaughlin of Westmoreland, NH

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3

7:30 – 8:00 am | Breakfast
8:00 – 10:30 am | Assistive Technology with MO
10:30 – 10-:45 am | Break
10:45 am – 12:00 pm | Assistive Technology with MO
12:00 – 1:00 pm | Lunch
1:00 – 3:00 pm | Assistive Technology for Supported Living with Jeff Grosvenor, MO
3:00 – 3:15 pm | Wrap Up and Evaluation