Board of Supervisors - Chairman

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Office open weekdays 8:30am - 5pm

703-324-2321
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 530
Fairfax, VA 22035

Sharon Bulova,
Chairman, At-Large

Including Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Community Life

Community Events
6/29/2019 8:30 am to 6/29/2019 12:30 pm

Event Description

Disability Inclusion Conference Flyer

Event Flyer

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) offers amazing programs and services to help children of all abilities in our school system thrive, but what happens when residents with developmental disabilities graduate and are no longer in school?

Come learn about employment opportunities, social clubs and organizations, inclusive housing initiatives and more at the first ever Disability Inclusion Conference hosted by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and the Arc of Northern Virginia. This conference will include booths, networking, a panel discussion and breakout sessions for parents, families, the business community, law enforcement, non-profits and individuals with disabilities who want to learn more about all the ways Fairfax County welcomes and includes adults with developmental disabilities in community life.

This one of a kind event is designed to help build a bridge between the disability community and society to foster a more inclusive community where we all live and work together as One Fairfax. We will have five breakout session discussions including "business to business" tips and strategies for creating inclusive retail spaces, as well as general information for interested residents. There is something for everyone. Be prepared to engage in discussion, ask questions, and connect with community members as we work to build a vision for what inclusivity can look like. Coffee and light breakfast provided. Register today!

 

Date:

Saturday, June 29, 2019

 

Time:

8:30am - 12:30pm

 

Location:

Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22035

 

Keynote Speaker:

Frank Stephens, Actor, Author, Advocate

 

Featured Panel Discussion:

Glenn Grundy, AMC Tysons Corner 16

Ann Deschamps, TransCen Inc.

Paula Manion, City Center NOVA

Karen Glasser, Best Buddies Virginia & DC

Captain Ryan Morgan, Fairfax County Police Department

 

Breakout Session Topics:

Social Opportunities

Housing Models

Employment

Inclusive Public Spaces

Public Safety

View Breakout Session Schedule

 

Music:

Jake Sizemore

Final Agenda Disability Inclusion Conference 2019

 

REGISTER HERE!

* Registration is now closed. We are at capacity for this event! *

This event is free and open to the public.

 

Contact: Lindsey Doane, Communications Director, Office of Chairman Sharon Bulova, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

lindsey.doane@fairfaxcounty.gov 

703-324-2321 (office)

571-325-6181 (cell)