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Registration is Open for the 11th Annual Empower All Abilities Conference

January 23, 2019

Please join us for the 11th Annual Empower All Abilities Conference (formerly known as D2P) on Saturday, February 23, 2019, 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Southeast High School, 2350 East Ash Street.  Enjoy a powerful message by our keynote speaker, Dr. Shawn Robinson, followed by a selection of 15 breakout sessions.  Please see attachment for complete schedule.  Register here:  http://www.sps186.org/studentsupport/?p=32206

BREAKOUT SESSION HIGHLIGHT: The Impact of ADHD by Patty Hooper.  Participants will learn the characteristics of ADHD as well as how it impacts executive functioning, social skills, transitions, and learning.  Discussion will cover symptoms of ADHD and the wide reaching effects of the disorder.  Participants wil also learn when a student with ADHD qualifies for services under Section 504 or IDEA.