S Fla SAFE presents: The IDEA '96 Inclusion Conference
PMWilson at aol.com
PMWilson at aol.com
Sun Mar 31 23:22:18 PST 1996
Subj: IDEA '96 (fwd)
Date: Sun, Mar 31, 1996
From: inclusive-education at mailbase.ac.uk
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South Florida SAFE presents: The IDEA '96 Inclusion Conference
May 4-5, 1996; Fort Lauderdale, Florida
$50 for 2 days (parent scholarships available
Rolling Hills Hotel and Golf Resort; Hotel $49 per night per room
Send $50 to SAFE, PO BOX 8805, PEMBROKE PINES, FL 33084
Further information in Spanish or English: 954-450-9022
SAFE of South Florida is inviting all persons concerned with IDEA to its 3rd
annual bilingual Inclusion Conference, May 4th and 5th, 1996.
<IDEA means Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. See Tennessee
Senator Frist's WWW page at http://www.senate.gov/~frist/ideafs.html
for information; or write to IDEA at Frist.senate.gov>
All sessions will be accessible in both Spanish and English.
We especially invite parents and educators from Central and South America who
want to make changes in their own country. The nationally known speakers will
Bob Williams ...National director of all Protection and Advocacy agencies. He
delivers a message that changes the world.
Sue Conners...Tourettes Syndrome advocate for inclusion in the regular
Jeff Strully..."One Family's March Towards Inclusion" responsible for
developing independent housing for 1000 disabled young people and the father
of a "special" daughter
Nancy Verderber...a great speaker with CP who was included in the school
system "by Accident"
Julie Becket...mother of Katie Becket of Medicare Waiver fame
Cecilia Pauley... young woman with Down Syndrome who giving a terrific
presentation about her personal experience with full inclusion in school and
in the community.
Barbara Burch...a former special ed teacher turned fighting attorney who will
show you how to write an IEP that works.
Rolling Hills Hotel and Golf Resort
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
May 4th and May 5th 1996
Conference: $US 50 for 2 days ...scholarships available (for
parents only) by special grant
Hotel:$US 49 per night per room
Miami International Ft Lauderdale International
(free pickup by hotel limo)
Send $50 to SAFE, PO BOX 8805
PEMBROKE PINES, FL 33084
or call or send for application.
You can get further information in Spanish or in
English by calling: 954-450-9022
Hotel reservations: call 1-800-327-7735; Mention the SAFE
conference to get the special room rate
Additional hotel info:
12 wheelchair accessible rooms
free health club at Ballys Scandinavian
free morning newspaper and coffee
beautiful professional tour golf course
Meet active advocates from around the country and leave with much more than
you came with. Together...we can make a difference.
Please post this on any bulletin boards, web pages or lists that you feel
are appropriate. If you have contacts with Spanish speaking or Latino
oriented lists, do not hesitate to translate and send out. Please e*mail me
to let me know where you send it. Thank you!
theboss at bcfreenet.seflin.lib.fl.us
Peace and Love
Forwarded by PMWilson at aol.com, bb053 at scn.org
My 12 year old son met Bob Williams (and became close friends with his
companion dog) at the 1995 TASH convention (TASH is The Association for
people with Severe Handicaps) and listened very carefully to Mr. Williams
presentations, each time commenting, "Great Speech!" after the applause. Mr.
Williams uses an augmentative communication device
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