Focus on Family and Disability
The Focus on Family and Disability Seminar Series is a forum to educate diverse audiences from students and faculty to service providers, community stakeholders, and family members. The series is offered in conjunction with the Family Support Network.
Program topics include current issues, policies and research, and evidence-based approaches in health, education, and disability.
Focus on Family and Disability Seminar Series programs for 2022-2023 are available! Register to attend.
Individuals with IDD/Special Needs, Self-Advocates, and their families can attend Focus on Family and Disability Seminars for FREE.
This year all programs will be held via livestream on the second Tuesday of the month, from 12-1:30 pm ET. Past programming is available as self-paced courses, which you can access below.
Fall 2022 Programs
Trainers: Rebecca Pretzel, Ph.D., and Elizabeth Crais, Ph.D.
Trainer: Ann Rodriguez
Nov. 8, 2022 – Working with Families from India and Understanding Autism
Trainer: Shagun Gaur
Trainers: Eileen Slade, LCSW, and Maggie Robbins, RDT
Spring 2023 Programs
Trainer: Linda Kendall Fields, M.Ed.
Feb. 14, 2023 – Engaging IDD Stakeholders and Families as Partners in Research
Trainer: Blaise Morrison, Ph.D., HSP-P, CRC, LPC(OH)
March 14, 2023 – The Importance of Early Relationships
Trainer: Diane Britz, LCSW
Past Programs: Fall 2021 – Spring 2022
Dec. 14, 2021 – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A Silent Epidemic for 1 in 20