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National Council on Disability Listening Session

At The 14th Annual Family Cafe, National Council on Disability (NCD) Vice Chair Janice Lehrer-Stein and Gary Blumenthal both Presidentially-appointed, Senate-confirmed Members of the Council, invited attendees to join them for a listening session to learn from families of individuals with disabilities, the experts of your own lives. NCD is interested in hearing about concerns and solutions to the issues affecting families to better inform work the agency does.

You can view this session in its entirety in four parts.

National Council on Disability Part 1

National Council on Disability Part 2

National Council on Disability Part 3

National Council on Disability Part 4

Beyond Civil Rights with Michael Morris

Michael Morris of the National Disability Institute delivered a Keynote Address at The 8th Annual Family Cafe Conference based on this power point presentation. In it, he shares some of his ideas on the essential role that economic empowerment will play in advancing the role of persons with disabilities in society in coming years.

You will need Microsoft Powerpoint to view this presentation. 

 

 

Pacing the Work of Change with Gary De Carolis

Gary De Carolis of The Center for Community Leadership facilitated The 2nd Annual Delegate Leadership Seminar at The 8th Annual Family Cafe Conference. With over 20 years of hands-on leadership experience in federal, state, and local government, Mr. De Carolis has an extensive background in designing, building and administering community-based systems of services and supports for children with disabilities and their families.

He has generously allowed The Family Cafe to share the power point presentations from each of his three Leadership sessions at the Annual Conference. To view the first of them, "Pacing the Work of Change," follow this link.  

You must have Microsoft Power Point to view this slide show. 

Thriving in Chaos Toolkit with Gary De Carolis

This is the second of three power point presentations provided by Gary De Carolis of The Center for Community Leadership. Gary De Carolis facilitated The 2nd Annual Delegate Leadership Seminar at The 8th Annual Family Cafe Conference, and has made all of his presentations available to us for online use.

In this power point, "Thriving in Chaos Toolkit," he offers some ideas on how to survive and excel in a chaotic environment. You can view the presentation here.

You must have Microsoft Power Point to view this file. 

Formal and Informal Leadership with Gary De Carolis

This is the third and final power point presentation from Gary De Carolis of The Center for Community Leadership. Mr. De Carolis facilitated The 2nd Annual Delegate Leadership Seminar at The 8th Annual Family Cafe Conference, and he has allowed us to share his presentations online. In this presentation, he breaks down the differences between formal and informal leadership, and examines the pitfalls and advantages of both.

To view this presentation, follow this link.

You must have Microsoft Power Point to view this slide show.  

 

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