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ALBUQUERQUE The Education of Indian Children with Special Needs (EPICS), an organization dedicated to providing training, information and resources to American Indians parenting children with disabilities, Wednesday announced the extension of its services through the 9th Annual Family Leadership Academy.
The three-day event will feature educational sessions, parent-to-parent networking, and targeted discussions about children with special needs. The event will take place at the Sheraton Uptown Hotel, 2600 Louisiana Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110.
The leadership workshop will cover educational sessions on special education, early intervention, child development, transitions, health and wellness, and leadership and advocacy.
Parents, relatives, students and professionals working with children with disabilities will attend the event.
Inspirational American Indian speaker and author, D.J. Eagle Bear Vanas, Odawa, will deliver a keynote presentation about accessing and empowering the warrior spirit within.
Pete Wright, Esq., an author and attorney who represents children with special needs, will speak to special education law, rights and responsibilities.
For those who can attend, here is the agenda:
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Friday, March 23, 2012
Saturday, March 24, 2012
posted March 22, 2012 6:30 am edt
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