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2022 Session List (Public)

Session # Time / Day Title / Topic
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Presenter
#100 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
The Arc Oregon Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Join us to hear from Oregon’s Speaker of the House Dan Rayfield and Senator Kate Lieber in conversation with our executive director, Em Braman.
Em Braman

The Arc Oregon
#101 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Thursday, May 5, 2022
Welcome & Community Session

Let’s kick off our 2022 Virtual Convention right! Join us for conversations with The Arc Oregon staff and a Keynote presentation from Alonzo Kelly.
Alonzo Kelly

Kelly Leadership Group
#102A 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Thursday, May 5, 2022
School District Services for 18-21 Year Old Students

Education
Josh Barbour

Linn Benton Lincoln ESD/Transition Technical Assistance Network
#103A 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Thursday, May 5, 2022
Building A Foundation To Support A Good Life

Navigating Developmental Disability Services and Community Resources in Oregon
Nicholas Kaasa

The Arc Oregon

Emily Canela

The Arc Oregon
#103B 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Thursday, May 5, 2022
Fostering IL Success with Self-Determination, CPS, Cognitive Skills Profile & Technology

Independent Living
Amy Jordan

SLLEA – Smart Living, Learning and Earning with Autism

Holly Ross

SLLEA – Smart Living, Learning and Earning with Autism
#104A 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Thursday, May 5, 2022
Let’s Talk About Sex(uality), Baby… and Disability!

Disability, Sexuality, & Identity
Alva Gardner

The 4*3 Perspective
#104B 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Thursday, May 5, 2022
Community Inclusion Through Sensory Zones

Making an impact on Accessibility, Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion by creating sensory-friendly environments,
Todd Woodward

The Arc Lane County

Nancy Berge

The Arc Lane County
#105 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Thursday, May 5, 2022
Annual Business Meeting of The Arc Oregon

Nominations and elections of new board members
Em Braman

The Arc Oregon
#201 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, May 6, 2022
Welcome & Community Session

We’ll start Day 2 together. Join us for another keynote presentation from Alonzo Kelly followed by community conversations to propel us into the year ahead.
Alonzo Kelly

Kelly Leadership Group
#202 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Friday, May 6, 2022
Advocacy & Community Activism @ The Arc Oregon

Advocacy
Lilia Teninty

Office of Developmental Disabilities Services (ODDS)
#203A 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Friday, May 6, 2022
Derek’s Good Life!

Planning a good life using a trajectory.
Derek Smith

Self-advocate
#203B 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Friday, May 6, 2022
A Radically Different Approach to Social Skills Coaching With IRL Social Skills

UCLA’s PEERS program for socially struggling teens and adults: A highly effective, empirically valid curriculum and team approach
Mara McLoughlin, MS, CCC-SLP

IRL Social Skills
#204A 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Friday, May 6, 2022
Supporting Atypical Auditory Processing

How to Ameliorate Difficulties with Auditory Processing and Decreased Sound Tolerance
Vanessa Rentschler, Au.D., CCC-A, C.A.S.

#205 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Friday, May 6, 2022
Convention Closing Session

Join us as we celebrate the closing of our 2022 Convention.
Em Braman

The Arc Oregon
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