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Developing an ESE Parent Advisory Council in Your School District

Are you interested in developing an ESE Parent Advisory Council within your school district? Would you like your voice heard on ESE student education matters? Creating an ESE Parent Advisory Council within your district is a way to work with the school district to better improve the ESE educational systems. The role of the committee is not only to share your experiences but also to advise and suggest on ESE. If you are interested in creating this type of committee this presentation is for you.

View "Developing an ESE Parent Advisory Council in Your School District" here.

What Makes Supported Living So Good!

Supported living is the fastest growing residential option in Florida outside of the family home. This presentation will provide an in-depth look into what makes it so good. Please join us and hear members of this multimedia panel overview of supported living and why it has become the most popular and preferred residential option. The personal choice, freedom and control offered by supported living are major rewards to successful community living. Supported living is an option for any adult 18 years or older with developmental disabilities who wishes to live in a home of their own with the supports necessary to make that choice possible. Hear a mother, son and self-advocates share their personal stories and successes with you and answer questions. Please make plans to attend and learn how you can live an everyday life in a home of your own!  Click here.

The Power of Shared Decision Making and Peer Support in Recovery

Partnering with your healthcare provider and having support to meet your whole health goals are important factors in recovery. In this workshop, learn tools for shared decision making in treatment. We will also explore the benefits of peer support and ways you can be linked to a peer supporter in your community. You will leave better equipped for your journey of recovery.

The Power of Shared Decision Making and Peer Support in Recovery

We Are More Alike Than Different: Bring It On

This roundtable session at The 14th Annual Family Cafe invited advocate representatives of a variety of disabilities to discuss current areas of focus and opportunities for persons of varying disabilities to collaborate on solutions, leadership, and direction in an effort to promote a more responsive system of care. This facilitated discussion  encouraged issue identification, solution brainstorming, and disability knowledge and skill development that encourages cross disability advocacy. Just because systems are funneled into a silo approach to meeting the challenges posed by special needs does not mean we need to as well!

More Alike than Different Part 1

More Alike than Different Part 2

More Alike than Different Part 3

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