WELCOME to the 2014 Midwest Summer Institute: Inclusion & Communication for All. June 23-24, 2014.

Join with a community of educators, families, individuals with and without disabilities, support personnel, and researchers for two days of presentations, discussions, panels, hands-on learning, and networking across the Midwest. 

The Midwest Summer Institute will focus on (a) Inclusive schools, employment, and daily living and (b) Communication and supported or facilitated typing for people with autism spectrum disabilities and other complex communication needs.

Nationally recognized and area experts on school and community inclusion and alternative communication supports will join us for the two days.  Featured presenters among several include  Kathie Snow of Disability is Natural, Darlene Hanson, Director of Communication Supports at WAPADH (Whittier, CA), and Tracy Thresher, self-advocate featured in the award winning documentary Wretches & Jabberers.

Register Now!

Early Registration for both days is $175. Late registration (After May 14th) will increase to $200.

Single day registration is also available at $100/day.

Please see the registration page for special group rates!

Please contact Amy Petersen for group and family rates, as well as financial assistance.


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