Monday, September 26, 2011

The State of the Art Conference

'The State of the Art Conference'
2011 State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
 November 3 and 4 at Mason Inn, Fairfax, VA
Keynote Address by a panel of Students; Social Meet-and-Greet; and a Best Buddies Dance
The conference will provide an opportunity for colleges and universities, researchers, program staff, Parents and Self-Advocates to discuss the current state of policies, research, and practice in the field.

{Note: Some links, though archived, are still relevant. Click on highlighted names for professional info..}
Keynote Addresses by: Lynnae Ruttledge, Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration; Sue Swenson, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services; K. Charlie Lakin, Director of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research; David Bergeron, Deputy Asst. Secretary for Policy, Planning and Innovation, Office of Postsecondary Education; Sharon Lewis, Commissioner on the Administration on Developmental Disabilities; and  Congressman Gregg Harper

Sponsors & Co-Sponsors:
Sponsored by George Mason University in collaboration with other higher education and goverment organizations whose missions support postsecondary education for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

"Life on the Autism Spectrum can be ENJOYable."

References & Resources

a social network event
PRAYING and Hoping for a good, productive and enjoyable school year.
All Students need support, encouragement and incentives.
This event is about ALL Students.

Statement by Lynnae Ruttledge Commissioner, Rehabilitation Services Administration On RSA’s Leadership in Improving Employment Outcomes for Students with Intellectual Disabilities Transitioning to Careers March 2, 2011 - "I am pleased to discuss the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) State Grants program administered by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) in the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services under the U.S. Department of Education."

The Arc - The Administration: Key Disability Positions (federal)

Feb 10, 2011Press Release

Harper Introduces Intellectual Disabilities Legislative Package

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