Connecticut Department of Children and Families
Oct 1, 2013

Innovative Partnerships and Practice: The Path to Success

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The Association for Successful Parenting (TASP) in association with the Connecticut Parents with Cognitive Limitations Workgroup presents:   Innovative Partnerships and Practice:  The Path to Success for Parents with Learning Difficulties and Other Cognitive Limitiations

DATEs: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 and Wednesday, October 2, 2013

TIME:  8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

AUDIENCE:  Families and anyone who works with/on behalf of them, including Direct Service Workers, Supervisors, Policy Makers, Administrators, and Educators

LOCATION:  Hilton Mystic, Connecticut

REGISTER NOW! Early Bird Special Ends August 1, 2013!
Early Bird Price - $70/per day
Regular Conference Price - $80/per day

HIGHLIGHTS of this year's conference will include:

A keynote presentation by Robyn Powell, J.D. & Ella Callow, J.D., authors of the National Council on Disabilities' Rocking the Cradle Report:  Ensuring the Rights of Parents with DisabilitiesThis report has been called "groundbreaking" in its illumination of societal barriers faced by parents with disabilities.

A family panel featuring Bonnie and Myra Brown, a mom with intellectual disabilities and an intellectually gifted daughter, who gained nation recognition after sharing their story on NPR's Story Corp.

A keynote presentation by Sandra Azar, Ph.D. titled Beyond IQ scores: A more nuanced view of the link between cognition and parenting.

A panel presentation by leaders in the field from the United States and Canada

In addition, opportunities will be provided for:

  • parents to meet other parents in similar situations
  • networking and learning from parents, their children, agencies in the community and experts in the field and across disciplines.

And much more!


For registration questions, please contact Yolanta Garcia, SERC, (860) 632-1485 ext. 264 or

Go to for conference agendas and details!

Location: Hilton Mystic, 20 Coogan Boulevard Mystic, Connecticut 06355
This event is 44 miles from you (06106).

8 AM - 4 PM

Contact: Wendy Kwalwasser
Phone: 860-550-6475
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