SUPPORTED LIFE is a life that is rich in qualities a person most
desires, and one which shows how connected we all are to each other.
from a person's own choices, desires and dreams;
not controlled by what kind of services are currently available;
beyond just meeting a person's basic needs, to reaching a rich quality
all areas of a person's life;
always changing throughout a person's life;
the kind of life we all want and is not unique to people who happen
to have disabilities.
Self Advocacy Project Coordinator
The Self Advocacy Project Coordinator for the Supported Life Institute will work with, facilitate, empower and support dedicated self-advocates and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and advisors involved with Self Advocacy Chapters throughout the Sacramento region in the Peer Advocacy Connection Project (PAC) and facilitators through the Facilitation Services Project (FSP).
Job Announcement (PDF)
SAVE THE DATES!
31st Annual Supported Life Conference
“Designing Dreams: Blueprint for a Meaningful Life”
October 5-6, 2017
Crowne Plaza Hotel
5321 Date Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95841
Covering 9 Topic Areas
- Family Supports/Transition
- Organizational/Staff Development
- Personal Power & Rights
- Policy & Legislation
- Silence = Violence
Far Northern Regional Center
Autism Coalition of Nevada
Nevada Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities
Easter Seals Southern California WorkFirst Employment Division
Nationally-known speaker, consultant, trainer
The over-400 Registrants - most in 6 years -
shows strength of peer / self-advocacy!
Thanks for participating - from all areas of California -
plus a strong Nevada delegation...
22nd Annual Statewide Self-Advocacy Conference
~ Western States Invited Back! ~
For the 2nd year, we invite self-advocacy groups from nearby western states, Nevada, Hawaii, Arizona, others.
May 5-6, 2017
Sacramento Crowne Plaza Hotel
Sessions • Registration
Post Conference Review: Keynote Points
A Place to Train Your Staff - in an Inclusive Environment
Supported Life 2016
"Inclusion is the New Standard"
October 6 - 7, 2016
Presented by Supported Life Institute and SCDD Sacramento Office
to our 320 attendees and speakers
for great info, valuable networking,
and a fun,
meaningful learning environment
Exhibitors Sessions Conference Brochure Online Registration
This Conference is a place where professionals plus families & self-advocates come together to learn about supports that will help people with developmental disabilities be fully included in the community
Attention Speech Pathologists!
Earn up to 7 Hours of CEUs
“Introductory Level, Professional Area”
SLP CEU Details
Planning Team Self-Advocate Leaders from All Over California
Invite you to
join us at the
2016 Statewide Self-Advocacy Conference
May 6 - 7, 2016
Crowne Plaza Hotel Sacramento Northeast
Registration Brochure is now available here
The Self-Advocate Planning Team Committee Prepares for Conference
Are you interested in being a Facilitator
who assists a member of Alta Regional Center’s
Board of Directors?
People who use Alta Regional Center services are joining
advisory committees and boards of directors to share their
Alta’s Board of Directors assures its
members who have disabilities have the
assistance they need by providing a support person or
Members select facilitators who
assist them with carrying out their duties on the
Board and Committees.
The Supported Life Institute is available to help with
the selection, payment and training of facilitators.
To learn more about being a facilitator, contact Supported Life Institute