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Adult Summit Conference on World Spina Bifida Day, October 25, 2019


Adult Summit Conference on World Spina Bifida Day, October 25, 2019, 8 am-3 pm, $25 to participate with limited number of scholarships available, includes Social Hour after conference:

We already have several representatives secured for the event:

    Mobility Coaching and Outfitting, PLLC : Holly Wakefield, PT, and Elisa Smith, PT

   UW Transition Program for Adult Care: Dr. Susan Hunt

   WA Civil & Disability Advocate: Conrad Reynoldson, Esq.

   Orion Industries Job Training: Kathy Powers, VP

   Billy Footwear: Billy Price, Founder

    Validus Consulting & Services: Meg Paulsen, CEO

   WA State ABLE: Recently unveiled bank account for people with disabilities

And, an available Adult Panel, again:

Daniel Bourland

Elizabeth Lovelace

Meg Paulsen

Jason Lane

Emily Ryzer

We are still working on the following:

   Dept of Health, State of WA: WIC, i.e. Folic Acid Campaign

   Washington State Independent Living Council (WASILC): Centers for Independent          Living (CIL) & State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL)

   American Association of People with Disabilities:American Association of People            with Disabilities Career Center

   Multicare Adult Developmental Clinic, East Pierce Family Medicine: Dr. Alan Gill and         Allyson Stoker, ARNP

   Neurodevelopmental Clinic, Seattle Children’s Hospital: Dr. William Walker & Dr.            Timothy Brei

   Weight Management, i.e. Adaptive Exercise Program

   Debbie Wooten, Comedian

   Here and Now Project, Kenny Salvini, Cofounder and Outreach

We will be presenting the following:

   Gloria Olson Independent Living Award

We are ending the afternoon with an adult Social Hour from 4-6 PM with travel time 3-7 PM, at Bowlero South Seattle in a private room with pool tables and darts available. We are working on accessible transportation and location currently. I have pinged Outdoors for All to see if they would partner with us for the evening by use of their volunteers/vans.

9/5/19: Transition Care Team assisting us in securing a wheelchair accessible location on UW campus that has parking and is easy to find, likely the UW Vista Cafe at William H. Foege Hall, 3720 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98195.  

We already have been advertising the Save the Date, but want to start sharing the details asap! Please highlight that we do not want the cost to hinder participation, email info@sbaws.org to request scholarship to attend.

Thanks, again, for your participation and help,

Nicole Williamson, Executive Director

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