NDSS Adult Summit

This conference will be aimed at providing resources for caregivers and adults with intellectual and developmental differences in their Adult Years (18+), and sessions will cover health, research, economic self-sufficiency, and health issues related to aging.

Schedule of Events for Self-Advocates:

Parent/Professional Sessions

  • William Mobley- Healthy Aging and Health Concerns
  • Beth Marks and Jasmina Sisarak- Healthy Brain Initiative
  • New Pathways: From Self-Advocates to Community Leaders and Navigators
  • Alzheimer’s Association: Summary of Healthy Living
  • The ARC of Jacksonville: Sarah Sullivan
  • Looking Beyond Financial and Legal Planning
  • Charlotte Gray- DS-Autism Connect

 Self-advocate Sessions

The Arc of Jacksonville:

  • What are your dreams and how do you make a plan to reach them? Going beyond just living to thriving with a dream future.
    Ask the Expert about Emotional Wellbeing
  • Anna Esbensen
    Making Movement Fun with Yoga & Down to Box Classes

NDSS Adult Summit: On The Road

Where: Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront

When: March 4-5, 2022

Focus Area: Adulthood & Aging (18+)

With limited space available, don’t wait to purchase your ticket!

*All individuals with DS are paid for by the DSAJ. Use promo code “DSAJ” upon purchasing your ticket.