5th Annual Tools for Transformation Parent and Professional Conference and State of the State Legislative Breakfast:
Educating, Empowering, and Changing Lives
The largest and most comprehensive Autism/ADHD/LD conference held in South Los Angeles, our annual Tools for Transformation Conference and State of the State Legislative Breakfast features 16 presentations and workshops led by nationally renowned experts in developmental disabilities, law, medicine, education, and advocacy. This is a must-attend for parents, professionals, and advocates who wish to make an impact in the delivery of educational and health related services to children in LA County.
Registration is FREE and includes meals, childcare, educational resources, access to health and resource fair, give-aways, and much more:
*UPDATE* Pssst… we will now be giving away iPads at this year’s Tools for Transformation Conference. Don’t miss it!
State of the State Legislative Breakfast
Friday, April 15, 2011
Check-in: 8:00 am
Breakfast: 9:00 am to 11:00 am
FAME Renaissance Center
1968 West Adams Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90018
Join community leaders, professionals, executives, parents, and invited legislators in a discussion on Health Disparities in Communities of Color, Services for Children and Families with Disabilities, Autism Insurance Legislation, and the State’s Massive Cuts to Regional Centers and Health and Human Services Programs. As a guest, you will participate in the largest autism/disability rights call to action in South Los Angeles.
Tools for Transformation Parent and Professional Conference
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Check-in and Continental Breakfast: 7:30 am
Get Moving and Motivated with Joanne Lara: 8:00 am
Workshops: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm including the Joe Patton Achiever’s Awards Luncheon
Junior Blind of America
5300 Angeles Vista Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90043
Participants have the opportunity to select from 16 workshops categorized by four themes: Family and Relationships, The Diagnosis and Treatment, Advocacy, Education, and Legal Update, and Non-Medical Interventions. Free childcare and Spanish interpreters will be available on this date, as well as access to an expansive Health and Resource Fair featuring local and national organizations and service providers.