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12th Annual Special Education & Transition Conference
Houston Community College - Northwest, Spring Branch Campus
1010 Sam Houston Pkwy, Houston, 77043
$30 Family Members; $15 Youth with disabilities, $50 Community Members
FREE to first 150 families/youth who pre-register. 
To Register & Pay Online - Go to:  https://f2fconference2017.eventbrite.com
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Saturday, January 28 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Personal Networks: Enriching Life Now and in the Future (repeat of session 2) OPEN

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Personal networks provide a structure of on-going support for a person with a disability during the course of that person’s life, even after their parents are unable to care for them.  Personal networks create a community of people around a person with a disability, expanding the number of caring people in that person's life.  Personal networks help people with disabilities explore their interests and abilities so they can enjoy them with other people.  Come learn more about personal networks, hear experiences from other parents and network members, and learn how to develop a personal network for your son or daughter!

Speakers
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Denise Sonleitner

Texas Parent to Parent
Denise lives in Austin with her husband Steve and two kids, Ava and Maverick.  Maverick, now 20, has a diagnosis of Angelman Syndrome.  In early 2010, Maverick’s family, friends, and other kind & loving volunteers set up a personal network for Maverick, known as 'MavMen.'   Over the last few years, Denise and Rosemary Alexander have worked with Texas Parent to Parent to develop a state-wide program to help people with... Read More →



Saturday January 28, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Room 316

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