Inclusion Alberta Virtual Family Conference 2021

Save the date for the Inclusion Alberta Virtual Family Conference 2021! The first ever virtual Family Conference will be held Friday, April 16 and Saturday April 17th, 2021 and will feature speakers Dr. Paula Kluth and Janet Klees. Session details and registration information will follow, but here’s a taste of what you can look forward to!

The Problem with Behaviour Problems: Supporting Students with Autism & Other Disabilities

Presenter: Paula Kluth, Ph.D., educator, author and consultant 

 Dr. Paula Kluth is a consultant, teacher, author, advocate, and independent scholar who works with teachers, schools, school districts and families to provide inclusive opportunities for students with disabilities, and to create more responsive and engaging schooling experiences for all learners.

 

 

 

 

Enabling a Meaningful and Inclusive Life

Presenter: Janet Klees, Executive Director, Durham Association for Family Resources and Support 

Janet Klees standing in front of artwork Janet Klees has worked in the field of developmental disabilities for over 35 years and is the Executive Director for Durham Association for Family Resources and Support which is a values-based organization that supports families to design and implement good lives in neighbourhoods and communities for and with their family members.

 

 

 

Other sessions will be offered on topics such as:

  • Family Leadership
  • Inclusive Education
  • First Nations and Disability
  • Inclusive Employment
  • Inclusive Housing

Youth Forum: 

Youth participants will explore the impacts of COVID-19 and the importance and value of relationships during these uncertain times. We welcome youth with and without disabilities committed to social justice, action, advocacy and inclusion to join!

Detailed conference and registration information coming soon! Click here to sign up for our Inclusion Alberta E-Newsletter to be notified when registration opens.