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A 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.

A life which:
  • grows from a person's own choices, desires and dreams;
  • is not controlled by what kind of services are currently available;
  • goes beyond just meeting a person's basic needs, to reaching a rich quality of life;
  • includes all areas of a person's life;
  • is always changing throughout a person's life;
  • is the kind of life we all want and is not unique to people who happen to have disabilities.

 


24th Annual Statewide Self-Advocacy Conference

“Build Your Own Toolbox for Self-Advocacy”

~Western States Invited!~

Friday and Saturday, May 3rd & 4th, 2019
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sacramento

SAVE-THE-DATE (MS WORD)

SESSION SPEAKER APPLICATION (PDF)
SESSION SPEAKER APPLICATION (MS WORD)

 


Thanks to the over 335 people participating in the 2018 Supported Life Conference.
Please mark your Calendar for our 33rd Annual: Oct. 10 - 11, 2019 at Crowne Plaza Hotel Sacramento

32nd Annual Supported Life Conference
SUPPORTED LIFE 2018
“Bridges to Meaningful Inclusion”

October 4-5, 2018
Crowne Plaza Hotel
5321 Date Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95841

36 Sessions
Covering 9 Topic Areas

  • Communication/AAC
  • Employment
  • Family Supports/Transition
  • Living/Community
  • Organizational/Staff Development
  • Personal Power & Rights
  • Policy & Legislation
  • Relationships
  • Silence = Violence

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Jason Freeman
"Bravery Coach" & author of "Awkwardly Awesome: Embracing My Imperfect Best"

Jack Gallagher
Emmy Award-winning Performer and Parent of an adult son with Autism

Carole Watilo
Executive Director, Progressive Employment Concepts

Chad Carlock
Law Offices of Chad Carlock


Sessions (MS Word)
Sessions (PDF)

Registration Brochure (PDF)

Registration Brochure (Text)

Exhibitors - Descriptions (MS Word)

 


 

Thank you to all 370 of you who participated in this terrific conference.
(Let us know if you still have any evaluation forms or cards!)

23rd Annual Statewide Self-Advocacy Conference

~Western States Invited!~

Friday and Saturday, May 4th & 5th, 2018
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sacramento

Advocacy Rocks

Sessions   •  Registration

Reg Brochure - TEXT only - 7 pp.

 

 

Conference Brochure

New this year Pre-Conference Session

Sessions

Exhibitors

 


 


Are you interested in being a Facilitator
who assists a member of Alta California Regional Center’s
Board of Directors?


People who use Alta California Regional Center services are joining advisory committees and boards of directors to share their views. Alta’s Board of Directors assures its members who have disabilities have the assistance they need by providing a support person or “facilitator.”

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 (916) 567-1301

 


Communication Technology Education Center

Find out more about the Self-Advocacy Coordination Project

Success In College
Advice and Strategies from College Students and College Graduates who have Developmental Disabilities

Success In College

College Students & Professionals with Disabilities Youtube Channel

College Students & Professionals with Disabilities Facebook Site

Supported Life Institute
College Students and Professionals with Disabilities Project


Supported Life Institute
1010 Hurley Way, # 180
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 567-1974

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Help Bring Voice to people with disabilities by supporting our Communication Training, Self-Advocacy and Conference Training work.

The Supported Life Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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tax-deductible donation.

profiled in
Comstock's Magazine!

 

Don't Forget
Dates To Remember
Friday
  MAY  
3

2019
Saturday
  MAY  
4

2019

SELF-ADVOCACY CONFERENCE

Thursday
  OCT  
10

2019
Friday
  OCT  
11

2019

SUPPORTED LIFE CONFERENCE