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Holiday Inn Airport

3201 Bankhead Drive

Little Rock, AR  72206

490-1000 For Reservations

$91/Night

Ask for DDPA Spring Conference Block of Rooms


CONFERENCE:  Tuesday, May 15th

8:00 – 8:45

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

 

Finding Your Voice

 

Kitty Hawk Room

8:45 – 10:45

Disability and the Law: An Update on Federal Policies 2018

Kate McSweeny

10:45 – 11:00

BREAK & EXHIBITORS

 

Kitty Hawk North Room

11:00 – 12:00

Special Olympics – Empowering Athlete Leaders

Camie Powell, Director of Marketing and Corporate Relations

 

Kitty Hawk South Room

11:00 – 12:00

Issues Unique to Rehabilitation Providers – Roundtable Discussion

Kate McSweeny

12:00 – 1:15

LUNCH & EXHIBITORS

 

Kitty Hawk Room

1:15 – 2:15

This Too Shall PASSE: Understanding the New Provider-Led Model

Jason Miller and Debbie Stehling

2:15 – 2:30

BREAK & EXHIBITORS

 

Kitty Hawk Room

2:30 – 3:30

This Too Shall PASSE: Understanding the New Provider-Led Model – Panel Discussion

Doug Stadter, Mike McCreight, Jason Miller and Debbie Stehling

Moderator: David Ivers

3:30 – 4:30

Social Media 101 – Save My Services

Joshua Price

CONFERENCE:  Wednesday, May 16th

7:45 – 8:45

BREAKFAST & EXHIBITORS

 

Kitty Hawk Room

8:45 – 9:00

Welcome & Introductions

Joey Astin, DDPA Board President

9:00 – 10:00

Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

Jess Sweere, Attorney

10:00 – 10:45

ArkSTART Evidence Informed Outcomes & Moving Forward

Whitney Emerson & Angela Green

10:45 – 11:15

BREAK & EXHIBITORS

 

ADULT TRACK

Kitty Hawk Room North

CHILDREN’S TRACK

Kitty Hawk Room South

ADMIN/HR TRACK

Lindberg C Room

11:15 – 12:00

Power Tools: Shaping the Future of Violence Prevention

Roberta Sick and Sherice Smith

EIDT Manual Updates:

Janie Sexton, Stephanie Smith & Margaret Ford

Transportation Updates: Greg Nation

12:00 - 1:15

LUNCH & EXHIBITORS

1:15 - 2:15

 (1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.)

Community Advocacy Effort

Nancy Draughon, J.D.

Inspire Smart Eating in all Students:

Alecia Hamilton, M.A.

Budgeting for Not-for-Profits:

Corey Jennings

 

 

(1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.)

EVV/Business Intelligence

Julie Bowen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:15 - 2:30

BREAK & EXHIBITORS

 

ADULT TRACK

Kitty Hawk Room North

CHILDREN’S TRACK

Kitty Hawk Room South

ADMIN/HR TRACK

Lindberg C Room

2:30 - 4:00

Service Options for the

Aging Population:

Leah Henderson, Mariessa Bearden & Kristy Kinchen

13 Life Skills for Preschool Children with Autism:

Ja Chambless

(2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.)

Provider Healthcare Portal Training & Questions:

Karen Young & Tami Harlan

 

 

 

(3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

Subcontractors –

Workers Compensation & Liability Exposures:

Danny Farmer

 

Atrium

4:00 – 5:00

EXHIBITOR RECOGNITION

CONFERENCE:   Thursday, May 17th

8:00 – 8:30

BREAKFAST

 

Kitty Hawk Room

8:30-9:15

Government Affairs Committee Update

Brett Chancellor, GAC Chair

9:15 – 10:00

Guest Speaker – TBA

10:00 - 10:15

BREAK

10:15 – 11:00

Millers Trust and Special Needs Trusts:

Jim Shenep

11:00 – 12:00

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