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11th Annual QIDP Leadership Conference

The Arc of Illinois

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (CST)

11th Annual QIDP Leadership Conference

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Arc Self-Advocate/Family Member Ended $60.00 $0.00
Non-Arc Self-Advocate/Family Member Ended $75.00 $0.00
Arc Member Professional Ended $120.00 $0.00
Non-Arc Member Professional Ended $150.00 $0.00

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8:00 -   8:30 a.m.  -  Registration

8:30 - 10:30 a.m. - From Disability to Possibility”


Presented by Patrick Schwarz, Ph.D.


Using real life stories — from womb to tomb — of individuals with possibilities, Dr. Patrick Schwarz will illustrate what supports are successful and what else is needed foreffectiveness in human services for all people. These compelling examples will motivate  participants to re-imagine and support individuals in new and inventive ways. Be prepared for something fun and different!


10:30 - 10:45 a.m. -  BREAK


10:45a.m. - 12:15p.m. - “Addressing Adventuresome Behavior While Keeping the Dignity of All Intact”


Both a person-centered, authentic, functional approach to assess behavior and a problem-solving process will be  applied to combine components of the very best user-proven behavioral support strategies. This approach will be  illustrated and then applied to real-life learning situations identified by participants.


12:30 - 1:45 p.m. - Lunch


1:45 - 3:00 p.m. - Choice of Four Breakouts:


A Friend Indeed: Promoting Meaningful Social Relationships 

Presented by Patrick Schwarz, Ph.D.



“Improving Hospital Experiences for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Perspectives from Health Care Services and the Community”

Presented by Sarah Ailey, Ph.D., RNC



“Client-Centered Leadership”

Presented by Bob Sandidge and Anne Ward



“Anger Management Training for Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities”

Presented by Linda Sandman



3:15 - 4:30 p.m. - Above Four Breakouts Repeated.




Have questions about 11th Annual QIDP Leadership Conference? Contact The Arc of Illinois

When & Where

Doubletree Hotel
5000 West 127th St.
Alsip, IL 60803

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (CST)

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The Arc of Illinois

The Arc of Illinois is a non-profit organization committed to empowering persons with disabilities to achieve full participation in community life through informed choices.

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