Past Conference Topics

Honorary Chairpersons: Edward R. and Patricia Leahy

2011 TRANSITION PLANNING: IN SCHOOL, TO WORK, FOR LIFE

A conference for all who are professionally or personally interested in transition planning from school to work to community life for students with disabilities. Celebrating a decade of disABILITY dialogue.

        2011 DisAbility Conference: Visit the Page

2010 CELEBRATING THE EVOLUTION: THE ADA AT 20 YEARS

A conference for all who are professionally or personally interested in the Americans with Disabilities Act and its impact on the individuals with disabilities and the society of the United States.

2009 TRANSITION: TODAY, TOMORROW, TOGETHER

A conference for all who are professionally or personally interested in the transition from school to community life for students with disabilities.

2009 Town Hall Meeting: See it here on YouTube

2008 VETERANS, VOCATIONS, AND VALUES: REHABILITATION RALLIES FOR RESULTS

A conference for all who are professionally or personally interested in improving the qualify of life for veterans with disabilities, with sessions focusing on employment, education, psycho-social issues, health and wellness, and spirituality.

2007 AUTISM ACROSS THE LIFESPAN: ALLIES IN ACTION

A conference for all who are professionally or personally interested in improving the quality of life for individuals with  autism, with sessions focusing on education, employment and independent living.

2006 BEING, BELONGING AND BECOMING: MOBILIZING PARTNERSHIPS TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

A conference for all who are professionally or personally interested in improving the quality of life for individuals with disabilities.

2005 FROM DISABILITIES TO POSSIBILITIES: STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS

Pride, Passion, Promise: Experience Our Jesuit Tradition