YOU Can Make a Difference…
Be Part of the Solution!
It is critical that you get involved this year!
Thursday, December 4, 2008
Registration begins at 10:00 a.m.
Training from 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Lunch will be provided to those who preregister.
RSVP to Trisha Rouse by calling (801) 463-1592 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Sanderson Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
5709 South 1500 West, Taylorsville, Utah
Who should come to this training? Parents, individuals with disabilities, professionals, community members
Training topics include information to help you represent your questions and concerns to legislative policymakers about issues, services, agencies, and programs that provide the services you need. There will be opportunities to discuss:
o Special Education
o Schools for the Deaf and the Blind,
o Health – Early Intervention, Children with Special Health Care Needs, Medicaid
o Services for People with Disabilities
o Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
o Services to the Blind and Visually Impaired
o Vocational Rehabilitation – Employment
o Independent Living
o Mental Health
o Housing and Transportation
o State Budget Issues
Dr. Tim Chambless, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Utah will present in the afternoon. Representatives from state agencies will be in attendance.
Hosted by the Legislative Coalition for People with Disabilities
Cosponsors include: Utah Statewide Independent Living Council ♦ Utah Developmental Disabilities Council ♦ The ARC of Utah ♦ NAMI Utah ♦ Allies with Families ♦ Utah Parent Center ♦ Utah Family Voices ♦ Utah Schools for the Deaf & the Blind ♦ Disability Law Center