Traveling Mini Conferences

Saturday, September 7, 2019

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Imiloa Astronomy Center, Hilo

Continental Breakfast and Lunch Provided

  • Speaking Up for Yourself: Jesse Floyd, DD Council Staff
  • Life Course (Adults with disabilities and ISP goals /objectives): Alana Souza, DD Division
  • Top Ten Parent Advocacy Tips: Beverly Reidy, LDAH
  • A Video Documentary by Dan Habib, “Dream Out Loud”
  • Best Practice for Teaching Social Skills: Kevin Abella, Big Island Behavior Interventions

Thursday, September 12, 2019

4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

UH Maui College, Class Act Restaurant

Heavy Pupus Provided

  • Building Academic & Other Critical Skills for Lifelong Success: Margaret Higa, International Dyslexia Association, Hawaii Branch
  • Speak Out, Parent Advocacy: Chase & Regina Corniel, LDAH Parents as Partners
  • Take Action & Be Prepared: Roxann Kehus & Patrick Mcgoldrick, DD Council-SAAC, Maui
  • Life Course (Adults with disabilities and ISP goals/objectives): Abigail George & Sandy Kakugawa, Developmental Disabilities Division
  • Get Out, Get Involved, Get Creative: Nani Watanabe, Maui Independent Living Center & Buster Medeiros, Artist
  • A Video Documentary by Dan Habib, “Garrett Shows I’m in Charge”

Saturday, September 28, 2019

9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Lihue Public Library, Lihue

Continental Breakfast & Lunch Provided

  • The Art of Advocacy: Matthew Gentry, Parent of a child with a disability
  • Lead Poisoning Prevention: Presley Mundell, DOH, Hawai`i Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, Children with Special Health Needs Branch
  • Building Academic & Other Critical Skills for Lifelong Success: Margaret Higa, International Dyslexia Association, Hawaii Branch
  • A Video Documentary by Dan Habib, “Garrett Shows I’m in Charge”
  • Take Action & Be Prepared: Zosimo Arista, DD Council-SAAC
  • Community Children’s Council: Steven Vannatta