For people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

2021 Session List

Day Time Title / Topic
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Format

Presenter
May 5, 2021 5:00 PM Virtual Town Hall

Conversation with Oregon Legislators
Live Presentation

Sara Gelser

Oregon State Legislature – District 8

Rob Nosse

Oregon State Legislature – District 42

May 6, 2021 9:30 AM It Is Not The Map, It’s The Terrain That Keeps Us Safe While Navigating Mt. Covid!

Critical Thinking
Live Presentation

Alonzo Kelly

Kelly Leadership Group

May 6, 2021 11:00 AM Getting the supports you need to live the life you want

Making the most of Residential Services
Pre-recorded w/Live Q&A

Toni Larson

Residential Facilities Ombudsman Program

May 6, 2021 11:00 AM Music-Empowered Resiliency

Music Therapy & Self Care
Live Presentation

Kristen McSorley

Earthtones Northwest

Maggie Johnson

Earthtones Northwest

May 6, 2021 11:00 AM Policy Update from Washington DC

Federal Public Policy
Live Presentation

Nicole Jorwic

The Arc of the United States

May 6, 2021 1:00 PM Creating a Life for Thriving!

Supporting People to Live a Good Life
Live Presentation

Nick Kaasa

The Arc Oregon

Jennifer DiBello

The Arc Oregon

Kaaren Londahl

The Arc of Oregon

Kimberly Taylor

The Arc of Oregon

May 6, 2021 2:30 PM More than a Chart: One Page Profiles for the Medical Setting

Health Care
Live Presentation

Tamara Bakewell

Oregon Family to Family Health Information Center

May 6, 2021 2:30 PM Take Control of Your Financial Future with ABLE

Oregon ABLE Savings Plan
Live Presentation

Kaellen Hessel

Oregon ABLE Savings Plan

May 6, 2021 4:00 PM Homes Not Housing!

Building Inclusive and Diverse Communities
Live Presentation

Alicia DeLashmutt

Our Home, Inclusive Community Collaborative

May 6, 2021 4:00 PM Planning for a Health Emergency

Health Care
Live Presentation

Tamara Bakewell

Oregon Family to Family Health Information Center

May 7, 2021 9:30 AM Seeds of Change: Adapt. Grow. Thrive.

Community Conversations
Live Presentation

Alan Lytle

The Arc of Oregon

Emily Braman

The Arc Oregon

May 7, 2021 10:00 AM Keynote Speaker

ODDS
Live Presentation

Lilia Teninty

Office of Developmental Disabilities Services (ODDS)

May 7, 2021 1:00 PM Access to Health Care During a Pandemic

Addressing equity issues impacting people with disabilities seeking care
Live Presentation

Emily Cooper

Disability Rights Oregon

May 7, 2021 1:00 PM Tips for Managing In-Home Supports

A Workshop Filled with Tips and Tools for Managing In-Home Supports
Live Presentation

Alice Massey

The Arc Oregon

Jennie Heidrick

The Arc Oregon

May 7, 2021 2:30 PM Exploring and Supporting Communication

Communication: Exploring and Supporting Communication
Live Presentation

Nicholas Kaasa

The Arc Oregon

Aniko Adany

The Arc Oregon

May 7, 2021 2:30 PM Tools to Support Decision Making

Supported Decision Making
Live Presentation

Emily Braman

The Arc Oregon

May 8, 2021 9:30 AM Round Table Discussions: Local Chapters of The Arc

Chapter Management and Governance
Live Presentation

Paula Markovitz Boga

The Arc of Oregon

May 8, 2021 11:00 AM Annual Business Meeting for Chapters of The Arc

The Arc Oregon Board Elections and Annual Business Meeting
Live Presentation

Anna Keenan-Mudrick

The Arc Oregon

Advocacy Across Systems

Personal & Grass Roots Advocacy
Pre-recorded

Cheryl Cisneros

Creating Opportunities

Decision Making Supports: Alternatives To Guardianship

Independent Living
Pre-recorded

Emily Braman

The Arc Oregon

Embracing Best Practices: Introduction to the Nonprofit Standards for Excellence

Nonprofit Management and Governance
Pre-recorded

Paula Markovitz Boga

The Arc of Oregon

Getting the supports you need to live the life you want

Making the most of Residential Services
Pre-recorded

Toni Larson

Residential Facilities Ombudsman Program

Understanding How to Establish and Access My Oregon Special Needs Trust

How to Set Up an Account and The Use It
Pre-recorded

Cici Gaynor

The Arc Oregon

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