The Arc of Arizona’s 2nd Annual Developmental Disabilities Family Resources Conference

Arizona News
Fall 2017

WHEN: Friday, November 17, 2017 | 8:00am – 4:00pm
(Registration & Breakfast from 7-8 am)

WHERE: Black Canyon Conference CenterTheArcAZ-FamilyConference-Header2017.jpg
9440 N. 25th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021

COST: $100 per person
Includes breakfast + lunch
financial assistance available on a limited basis


  • Health & Wellness for Individuals with I/DD
  • Relationships & Sexuality
  • Teaching Self-Advocacy
  • Planning for Post-Secondary Education
  • Financial Realities for Adults with I/DD
  • Finding Reliable Health Information in the Digital World
  • Firsthand Account as an Independent Adult with I/DD
  • Expanding AHCCCS to Include Occupational Therapy
  • Facilitating Community Inclusion

Keynote Speakers:

Lindsey Nebeker – Autism Self-advocate, concert pianist, author and blogger, nationally recognized expert on relationship issues for individuals with I/DD

Matthew Wangeman – Instructor of Disability Studies in the Institute for Human Development at Northern Arizona University, disabilities awareness activist and advocate, and subject of the documentary film, My Dad Matthew

John Schaffer – Instructor of Disability Studies in the Institute for Human Development at NAU and a documentary filmmaker (My Dad Matthew, Vectors of Autism)

For more information and to register for the conference, go to

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Exhibitor tables also available – space is limited!