Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe Complimentary, no-fee, optional dinner social event for attendees and their DSP's 5:00PM - 6:30PM, Saturday, September 28 in the hotel
  • Friday, September 27, 2019
    • 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM
  • Saturday, September 28, 2019
    • 09:00 AM to 06:30 PM
  • Sunday, September 29, 2019
    • 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM


Embassy Suites by Hilton Anchorage
600 E Benson Blvd.
United States

Cost Range

To be determined

Host and Instructor

Host: Governors Council on Disabilities & Special Education
Instructor: Various


This year's Summit is for people with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) 18 years of age or older. This year's focus is: Micro Enterprise and the role of the Trust; Supported Decision-Making Agreements, (regarding agreement development); Friendship and Dating- Healthy Relationships; Able Act and the Transition Plan; DD Shared Vision; and Budget Authority, and more. We encourage individuals from all regions of Alaska to join the Summit and learn better skills for self-advocacy.

For qualified attendees who live outside of the Anchorage area please contact Ric Nelson for funding for airfare, per-diem and hotel accommodations. Qualifications for attendees are those who experience I/DD who are at least 18 years or older.

Deadline for registration is August 15th

All attendees who are participating in the Summit are expected to be present during the main conference hours of:

Friday, September 27 from 5:00PM until 8:00PM.

Saturday, September 28 from 9:00AM until 6:30PM

Sunday, September 29 from 9:00AM to 2:00PM

There is a Complimentary, no-fee optional dinner social event provided for attendees and their DSP's from 5:00PM to 6:30PM on Saturday September 28th in the hotel. This is an opportunity for attendees to meet each other, make connections and form relationships to network together after the summit ends.

Training Flyer