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Upcoming Speaking Engagements & Events

October 2015

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Lisa & Denise are proud to be sponsors of the Bike for Bancroft fundraiser

 

Rowan College at Burlington County, 500 College Circle, Mount Laurel, New Jersey

See more information HERE

 

Lisa will be a speaker at the EASI Foundation and Families CCAN Conference and will present on ""Organization Supported Housing - Highlighting Opportunities and Challenges"
 

Perelman Quadrangle, Philadelphia, PA 

See more information HERE

 

Lisa and Denise will be presenting at the Annual Autism New Jersey Conference on "Funding For Residential Placements in New Jersey for Children and Adults with Autism."

 

Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ

See more information HERE

 

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Denise will be presenting on "Essential Planning for Adults with Disabilities: A Timeline of Legal & Financial Considerations" with Richard LoFredo, ChFC CLU at An Evening of Free Workshops

 

52 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ

See more information HERE

Lisa will be a speaker at the ICLE 2015 New Jersey Trust and Estate Forum and will present on, "How Tos of Working with Families to Secure Appropriate Housing for Persons with Developmental Disabilities - Placement Issues, DDD Issues and Legislative Developments
 

New Jersey Law Center, 1 Constitution Square, New Brunswick, NJ 

See more information HERE

 

November 2015

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Denise will be a speaker at the upcoming ICLE program Understanding Special Needs Trusts and will be presenting on Special Education Law

 

Old Mill Inn, 225 Route 22, Basking Ridge, NJ

See more information HERE

 

Recent Speaking Engagements & Events

April 2015

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Denise presented on NJ Funding for Residential Placements and Day Services for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

 

ECLC Chatham Campus, 21 Lum Avenue, Chatham, NJ, 7:00-8:30pm

See more information HERE

 

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Lisa presented on funding for residential services for Autism Awareness Month Presentation with author Denise Wynn who will be doing readings from her book When God Says No"

 

Rowan University, Department of Psychology, 201 Mullica Hill Rd., Glassboro, NJ 

See more information HERE

 

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Lisa presented on New Jersey’s transition plan and the anticipated problems for persons with disabilities and their families as it is currently written.

 

Families Speaking Up,  61 Corporate Cirlce, New Castle , DE, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

See more information HERE

 

Lisa presented on Planning for Transition to Adulthood for Students with Disabilities

 

Northern Highlands Regional High School, 298 Hillside Avenue, Allendale, NJ

May 2015

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Lisa was the moderator of the program New Jersey ICLE, Autism 101:  Legal Issues from Early Intervention through Adult Services,  Denise presented on "Funding Sources for Children with Disabilities" and Lisa presented on "Adult Services, Eligibility for DDD Services and Recent Changes to Funding Process for Adult Services in New Jersey." Lisa also moderated a Panel discussion “Hot Topics in Guardianships,” 

 

New Jersey Law Center, One Constitution Square, New Brunswick, NJ

See more information HERE

 

Lisa presented on “Autism 101: Services, Systems and Funding Sources,” at the University Medical Center Annual National Pediatrics Conference “A Review of Developmental Behavioral Disorders & A Spectrum of Pediatric Challenges.”  

 

The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa, 2 Grasslawn Avenue, Hilton Head Island, SC

See more information HERE

 

June 2015

Lisa and Denise hosted Desiree Kameka the Director of Community Education & Advocacy for Madison House Autism Foundation and National Coordinator for the Coalition for Community Choice (CCC) for a lecture on housing.

 

Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center, 25 Gibbons Circle, New Brunswick

See video of the presentation HERE