SEPTEMBER 7-8, 2018
Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport

IDA welcomes you to participate at the Connecting Through Our Stories conference! Keynote speakers will provide inspiration and meaningful insights that will rejuvenate you! Informative and practical concurrent sessions will feature speakers sharing their expertise through interactive presentations and discussions. You will be able to access valuable information to continue your work for young children with disabilities and their families.

 


EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION - CLICK HERE
Deadline: July 20th at 5:00 pm 
Limited to IDA and CalAIMH Members!
Rates are per person:
$235 - Both Days for IDA/CalAIMH Members 
$150 - One Day for IDA/CalAIMH Members
$225 - Both Days for Agencies (sending 4 or more)
$145 - One Day for Agencies (sending 4 or more)
Note: Non-Member, Parent and Student rates will be available on July 21, 2018.

CONFERENCE FLYER (Download PDF)

KEYNOTE ADDRESS • Friday, September 7th: Building Cultural Understanding Through Story
Description and Speaker Bio 
Barbara Stroud, PhD., CalAIMH Inaugural President; Academy of ZERO TO THREE Fellows; IFECMH Endorsement; Reflective Facilitator Mentor Level; CHANGING THE WORLD ONE RELATIONSHIP AT A TIME. 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS • Saturday, September 8th: Building Resilience in Infants and Toddlers with Promise!
Description and Speaker Bio
Marie Kanne Poulsen, PhD., Professor of Pediatrics, USC Keck School of Medicine; Chief Psychologist, Division of General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Los Angeles; Associate Director, USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. 

WORKSHOP TOPICS • Confirmed to Date • Look for details in June 2018
Homelessness / SSIP Update / Meet the Intervener / Advocacy Skills / Screen Time / Nutrition / Autism / SB210 / Behavior is Communication / Parent Perspectives Panel / and more topics to come!

PLAN FOR YOUR ATTENDANCE!

HOTEL RESERVATIONS • Deadline August 22nd
Rate is $139 single/double occupancy (plus taxes)
Reserve Online
Call 888-421-1442 and provide Event Code: INFD

DAILY SCHEDULE
7:30 AM Registration • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Conference (Morning coffee/tea service and Luncheon each day included.)

CE HOURS AND FEES • Register Onsite. No Advance CE Registration.
5 hours each day / $40. Maximum of 10 hours for attending both days / $65.
Click Here for Professions

ACCESSIBILITY REQUESTS • Deadline August 8th
Sign language, program in large print, etc. to make your participation at the conference accessible.
Email request to [email protected]

CANCELLATION POLICY • Deadline August 17th
Cancellation must be made in writing. Email to [email protected]
Refund will be provided, less a $50 processing fee.
No refunds after deadline.
Substitutions area accepted. Email IDA office 5-days prior to conference to process a substitution.

 THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS AND SUPPORTERS!