Virtual Speaker Series – Competence, Autonomy & Relatedness

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Dismantling Ableism: Empowering Individuals with Down Syndrome to Thrive

4-night Virtual Speaker Series designed to empower, educate, connect, and inspire. *Spanish and ASL interpretation provided

Connect with other caregivers and allies of individuals with Down syndrome during this 4-night virtual speaker series. There will be two thought-provoking topics each evening – pick the ones that interest you most or attend them all. The ticket price covers all 8 sessions! We will engage with self-advocates, parents, disability advocates, and experts in the field.

*Scholarships available, email for more information

Cost: $30 before Dec. 31 and $40 after Jan. 1.  Registration includes all recordings.

Tuesday, February, 27
Assistive Technology: Supporting Independence
Dr. Anya Evmenova, George Mason University

Competence, Autonomy & Relatedness
Kendal Swartzentruber, Brandon Stees, self-advocate with Down syndrome

Thursday, February 29
The Critical Time of Transition
Lisa Coates, EducateforAll

7:30-8:30 pm
Just Human: The Quest for Disability Wisdom, Respect, and Inclusion
Arielle Silverman, Disabled activist, Social scientist, and Author

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