2014 Educational Workshop -FREE

Date: Saturday, March 15, 2014

Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Location: New Mexico Military Institute


You and your colleagues are invited to a one-day educational workshop on MARCH 15, 2014.

After a successful event in 2013 we are happy to host our 2nd Annual Educational Workshop. The purpose is to provide you with more tools and information to help educate students that have special needs like Down syndrome.

This day will be FREE to all educators and parents. There will be great speakers, good food, exciting raffle prizes and lots of laughs. Come join us for a day of inspiration and fun.

Event Information:

Handwriting Without Tears

Keynote Speakers

Nancy & Bridget Brown

Bridget Brown

Bridget Brown

Bridget Brown is a young woman with Down syndrome who encourages people to “DWELL IN THE POSSIBILITIES”. She has worked with many state transition projects and is a strong advocate of inclusive education and community living. Bridget is a national public speaker and a person centered planning coach.

Nancy Brown

Nancy Brown

Nancy Brown is a consultant with the IAMC. She specializes in inclusive education; person centered planning, adaptations and accommodations, parent issues, inclusive social emotional models of support, organizational development, transition, as well as access and equity for all students. She is the co- author of Models of Support and Kid Konnections.

Keynote Speaker & Self Advocate

Abe Assaad

Abe Assaad

Abe Assaad

Down syndrome self-advocate, Abe Assaad from Albuquerque, NM is a first year student at Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell. Abe is a regular speaker on behalf of Special Olympics and Best Buddies and has participated in advocacy efforts at the state and national levels. Abe has aspirations of becoming a personal trainer and maybe even owning his own gym someday.


Register early to make sure you get a spot.

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