Events and Conferences
Below is a select listing of upcoming events and conferences. For a complete listing, go to the NCHPAD calendar at http://www.ncpad.org/events/index.php.
Call for Presentations, Annual Conference of the National Association for the Dually Diagnosed (NADD), Niagara Falls, Canada, November 12-14, 2008
Deadline: April 7, 2008
The NADD, a leading expert in providing professionals, educators, policy makers, and families with education, training, and information on mental health issues relating to persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities, is seeking proposals for its 25th Annual Conference. Please submit proposals for A Quarter Century of Awareness: Assessment, Treatment & Policy Advances in the form of 90-minute presentations, 3-hour skill-building workshops, 30-minute symposia, and poster session displays.
For more information, contact NADD at 845-331-4336, 800-331-5362, or firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.thenadd.org.
Challenger Baseball Begins April 13, La Grange, Illinois
Little League Baseball for all youths with disabilities, ages 5-18. Each player will be paired with a Little League buddy. For more information, contact Barb Rosinsky at email@example.com or 708-354-1163 or 708-214-9955.
Accessibility Training Courses, National Center on Accessibility (NCA), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
- March 31 - April 3, 2008: Accessibility Coordinator Training: Accessibility Management for Parks and Recreation
- April 28 - May 1, 2008: A Universal Approach to Interpretive Planning, Programs, and Design
NBC5 & Telemundo Healthy Lifestyle Expo, March 15-16, 2008, Chicago, Illinois This FREE to the public event is designed to capture the attention of tens of thousands of health-conscious consumers and offers free health tests and screenings, aerobic demonstrations, dance presentations, healthy cooking demonstrations, and more.
For more information, go to http://www.networkevents.tv or contact Jessica Ostrowski at firstname.lastname@example.org or 857-991-1705.
Fitness Fusion Conference, IDEA Health & Fitness Association, April 3-6, 2008, Rosemont, Illinois
This conference attracts personal trainers, fitness instructors, club managers, and program directors interested in building a relationship with fitness industry leaders.
For more information, go to http://w2.ideafit.com/conference/idea-fitness-fusion-2008 or contact 800-999-4332, ext. 7 or email@example.com.
Midwest Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation and Adapted Physical Activity 2008, April 28-30, 2008, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin This symposium, sponsored by the University of Missouri, offers an opportunity to participate in a continuing education format to students, practitioners, researchers, and educators from areas including community recreation, mental health, intellectual disability, physical rehabilitation, aging, outdoor recreation facilities, and colleges and universities.
For questions, please call the MU Conference Office at (573) 882-4038 or go to http://muconf.missouri.edu/midwest_symposium/index.html.
PacRim International Forum 2008: Securing the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Waikiki, Hawaii, April 14-15, 2008
The Pacific Rim Conference has evolved into one of the top-rated international educational offerings for and from persons with disabilities, family members, researchers, service providers, policymakers, community leaders, advocates, and nationally recognized professionals in the various disciplines in the diverse field of disabilities.
For more information, go to http://www.pacrim.hawaii.edu/ or contact Valerie Shearer and Charmaine Crockett at (808) 256-9364 or (808) 956-7539 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.