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We had a BLAST!

October 30, 2012
SPS 186 Parent "Jennie"
SPS Parents "Angela & Darren" and Suzy of IATP

The parent mentor and several district families were working and learning together last week at the 8th Annual Transition Conference held October 24-26, in St. Charles, IL at the Pheasant Run Resort.

The conference, titled “Stepping Stones of Transition”, invited participants to imagine the possibilities for students with disabilities in the areas of independent living, education and training, employment, community integration, health care, and self-advocacy.

There were two inspirational keynotes: Jonathan Mooney and Katie Rodriguez Banister who both shed light on disability awareness and embracing change.

This was an invaluable learning experience and I will be looking forward to next year's conference that will be held October 24-25 at the Thelma Keller Convention Center in Effingham, IL. Thank you to all the parents who were able to attend.