2019 3rd Annual Peer Power Self-Advocacy Summit

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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
Day 1:
Friday, September 27, 2019 at 05:00 PM until 08:00 PM
Day 2:
Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 09:00 AM until 06:30 PM
Day 3:
Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 09:00 AM until 03:00 PM
Location and Delivery Method ( view map )
Delivery Method
Location Name
Embassy Suites by Hilton Anchorage
600 E Benson Blvd.
State / Province
Zip / Postal Code
United States
Cost Range
To be determined

Host And Instructor

Governors Council on Disabilities & Special Education

Training Overview Description

This year's Summit is intended for people with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) who are 18 years of age or older. The focus for this year is as follows: 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, as well as other important subject matters. We encourage individuals from all regions of Alaska to join the Summit and learn better skills for self-advocacy.

Event-specific Details

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.

Traumatic Brain Injury
Statewide Employment Services Training
Developmental Disabilities
Chronic Alcoholism and Other Substance Related Disorders
Behavioral Health/Mental Illness
Autism Spectrum Disorders
All Substance Abuse
All Education K-12 & Postsecondary faculty, staff, and students
All Direct Support Services/Care Givers
All Developmental Disabilities
All Behavioral Health / Social
All Administrative Support Services

Registration Information

Click HERE to Register or visit https://peerpower.ticket bud.com/summit2019
Deadline for registration is August 15th