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Governor's Council for People with Disabilities

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December 7-8, 2015

Join fellow advocates and professionals at the Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities 21st annual conference on December 7-8, 2015! This year’s conference, themed “ADA at 25: Moving Forward, Looking Back will take place at the Westin Hotel in Downtown Indianapolis.

Host Hotel

Westin, Downtown Indianapolis
50 S. Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 262-8100

Conference Highlights

  • HEAR opening session speaker Lawrence Carter-Long from the National Council on Disability recall the march toward inclusion and the passage of the ADA.
  • HEAR disability advocates and experts at our luncheon plenary session discuss the future of the disability rights movement. The session is moderated by John Krull, host of WFYI radio’s “No Limits” and director of the Pulliam School of Journalism at Franklin College.
  • LEARN from from Sue Jamieson, lead counsel for the landmark Olmstead v. L.C. case, as she talks about the historic impact of that Supreme Court decision and its continued relevance to community inclusion.
  • ATTEND the conference’s inaugural #IincludeU Film Festival and enjoy films that promote awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with disabilities.
  • CHOOSE from 20 workshops spanning five workshop tracks: A Voice of My Own, A Family of My Own, A Career of My Own, A Life of My Own and Policy Matters.
  • VISIT the assistive technology lab, sponsored by INDATA, to learn about the latest assistive technology and software.
  • DANCE the night away with other attendees during our evening reception.

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