This year’s convention promises to be the best yet. With an expanded Thursday program geared towards professional development for self-advocates and direct support professionals, and our first ever keynote presentation, delivered by the stars of Wretches and Jabberers, it’s easy to see why this year’s convention is such a stand-out.
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NYSARC, Inc. Annual Convention
Albany Crowne Plaza Hotel
Please join us for a special performance of The Five Lovers, a very talented band from AHRC NYC who spreads their message of peace, love, & funk to open ears across the tri-State region.
Thursday, October 20th, 12:30pm – 1:00pm
Awards Luncheon Speaker
John Robinson, President and CEO of Our Ability, Inc., a company that specializes in mentoring people with disabilities through videos, social media and peer-to peer connections with employment support worldwide presents: “Overcoming Obstacles”.
October 21st, 12:00noon – 1:30pm
“Finding Your Voice, Finding Your Purpose in Life”
Partners in crime, two individuals share their stories from the making of the film Wretches & Jabberers, and some of the behind-the-scenes adventures from the road. More importantly, they will share their mission of promoting more positive views of disability.
Screening and Q & A: October 20th, 8pm – 10pm
Screening: October 21st, 8:30am – 10:15am
Keynote: October 21st, 10:30am – 11:45am
Other Convention Highlights
Chapter Art Show
Employer of the Year Awards
Thomas A. Maul Direct Support Professional Awards
NYSARC, Inc. Hodgson-Jacobs Law Award
Self-Advocate of the Year Award
Volunteer of the Year Award
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS