Dads as an Anchor in a Sea of Change

2017 Washington State Father’s Network Conference

November 4, 2017
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Bellevue School District Wilburton Instructional Service Center
Bellevue, WA

Keynote – Lance Morehouse

Lance is the Executive Director of Sherwood Community Services. He worked at The Arc of Spokane developing Advocacy and Family Support programs, coordinated the King County Parent Coalition for developmental disabilities at The Arc of King County and served on the Fathers Network steering committee for 8 years. His passion for this work comes from his experience as the father of sons with significant disabilities.

Breakout Sessions

  • Meaningful Relationships: Dreams and Concerns for the Future
  • Get the Most From Your Active Play Time
  • Guardianship and Special Needs Trusts
  • Washington’s ABLE and DDETF Programs
  • Bio Medical Treatment and Beyond: What is Possible for your Child?
  • Finding Your Voice: You Can Make a Difference
  • Systems Navigation
  • Understanding Your Medical Insurance: From the Ba-sics to the Specifics

Who should attend?

Men who have a child with special health care needs in their life. $60 Scholarships available.

 

Register Here

 

For questions contact Louis Mendoza.

 

Conference Flyer (PDF)



2017

  • About the Council

    The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

  • Partnerships & Initiatives

  • What We're About

    Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

    Join The Council

    If you are passionate about public policy, and dedicated to improving the lives of persons with I/DD in Washington State, we welcome your application.

    Access For Members

    Council meeting materials, agendas, and forms. You’ll find everything you need to prepare for the next meeting (or review the previous year) right here.