Division of Developmental Disabilities 

It's my Life!

September 22-24, 2014
La Vista Conference Center
12520 Westport Parkway
La Vista, Nebraska (near Omaha)
 
The It’s My Life! conference is a little more than a month away. September 22-24 are the magic dates, and the La Vista Conference Center is the amazing conference venue. The colossal Conference is for individuals with developmental disabilities, their parents or guardians, service providers, community professionals, state staff and others working with them.
 
Attending this conference will assist attendees in harnessing systems and resources to support people with developmental disabilities in living an enviable life.
 
Here's important information you need:

This Conference will provide Continuing Education Nursing Contact Hours under ID# NE13-16S060-010.

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services: Division of Public Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Many breakout sessions have filled up, and excitement is mounting for the three-day conference packed with national speakers, entertainment and artistic expressions by Nebraska’s individuals receiving DD services and opportunities for networking and visiting exhibitors of products for individuals with DD and their service providers.
 
Artistic Expressions at It’s My Life!
 
Nebraska celebrates the artistic expressions of individuals with developmental disabilities. Their works shine a light on one way they are living enviable lives!
 
Live displays at the conference
Stop by Fedora II any time to see artwork displays. There will be comfortable chairs, perfect for taking in the creativity and chatting with other conference attendees. You’ll find many forms of artistic expression, including
• Canvas and watercolor paintings
• Wire sculpture
• Hand-made jewelry
• Writing
• Photographs
• Art boards
• Pencil drawings
• And more!
 
Live performances and presentations
During your noon and evening meals, enjoy live presentations including:
• Ballroom dancing by awarding winning dancers Cassie Lacy and Marshal Rabe
• Singing by nationally known singer Amanda Coker
• Roping by rodeo roper Matt Kolasa
• It’s My Life! presentation by Toastmaster Lynn Redding


 

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