Oct
16
11:00 AM11:00

Making the Link 2019

Making the Link 2019 is a FREE COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIR for health care providers, personal health partners, care managers, discharge planners, office staff, social workers, volunteers, churches and ministries that serve the needs of seniors and disabled adults. Resources include housing, in home care, elder law, move management, medical equipment, community resources and more!

STAR Center

3873 South 66th Street

Tacoma, WA 98409

 

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 2019 NAMI Washington State Conference
Oct
4
to Oct 5

2019 NAMI Washington State Conference

Washington State #ABLE Savings will be exhibiting at the NAMI State Conference. Stop by to learn more about  the ABLE program and to say "hi".

Moving Mental Health Forward for 40 Years: What Will the Next 40 Years Bring?

October 4th 1:00 PM to October 5th 6:00 PM

Yakima Convention Center

Hosted with NAMI Yakima

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Abilicon (first ever!)
Sep
21
9:00 AM09:00

Abilicon (first ever!)

  • Frontier Park - 21718 Meridian E Graham, WA 98338 usa (map)
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The Exceptional Families Network has been helping families navigate disabilities since 2004. Now we are excited to celebrate our 15th year supporting, advocating, and educating families in the Pacific Northwest and beyond, with our first ever Abilicon event! Join us September 21, 2019 as we provide resources, events, speakers and more!
Best of all this event is free to attend!

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Sep
20
8:00 AM08:00

2019 VA Mental Health Summit

Washington ABLE will be exhibiting at this event! Network among behavioral health care professionals and colleagues, share resources, best practices, and identify topics of importance for veterans. Break out sessions will focus on Peer Mentoring, Treating TBI and PTSD, Suicide Prevention, Coaching into Care, Veteran Services Organizations, Accessing VA Mental Health Services, Mental Health Services Available regardless of Discharge Status.

South Seattle College Georgetown Campus

6737 Corson Avenue South

Seattle, WA 98108

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Sep
19
11:00 AM11:00

ABLE Collaboration Webinar: Washington, Oregon and Maryland ABLE Programs

ABLE for ALL Savings Plans offer high-quality, low-cost ABLE savings and investment plans which are available to eligible individuals nationwide.

Objectives:
• Maximize your ABLE account
• Help you better understand investment options and how they can work for you
• Become familiar with the ABLE Collaboration and the advantages of the partner state model
• Learn about the ABLE Collaboration program features
• Hear what participants have to say
• Questions and Answers

Facilitator:
• Miranda Kennedy, Director of the ABLE National Resource Center

Presenters:
• David Bell, Oregon ABLE Savings Plan & ABLE for ALL Savings Plan
• Kelly Nelson, Maryland ABLE Savings Plan
• Peter Tassoni, Washington State ABLE Savings Plan

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CIT International Conference
Aug
26
to Aug 28

CIT International Conference

The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program is a community partnership of law enforcement, mental health and addiction professionals, individuals who live with mental illness and/or addiction disorders, their families, and other advocates. It is an innovative first-responder model of police-based crisis intervention training

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Indian Health Services National Clinical & Community-Based Services Conference
Aug
24
to Aug 30

Indian Health Services National Clinical & Community-Based Services Conference

  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Washington Square  9000 SW Washington Square Road, Tigard, Oregon, 97223 (map)
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Washington & Oregon ABLE will be exhibiting #ABLE at the Indian Health Services National Clinical & Community-Based Services Conference in Tigard, Oregon
https://www.ihs.gov/dccs/conference/…

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PNW Kabuki Syndrome Conference
Aug
23
to Aug 25

PNW Kabuki Syndrome Conference

The Pacific Northwest Kabuki Syndrome Conference allows families affected by Kabuki Syndrome (KS) to gather and find the unique support only possible from others who have also experienced this rare disease.

Washington State ABLE will be presented on August 24 at 10am.

The conference runs from August 23 at 6pm through August 25th

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Jun
19
to Jun 22

NAMI National Convention

Join the nation’s largest gathering of mental health advocates as we share, learn and network around important mental health issues.

Launching at this year’s convention – NAMI’s new strategic plan! The convention’s theme, Our Movement, Our Moment captures the power and excitement of this moment as we mobilize the NAMI movement!

Our Movement, Our Moment
2019 NAMI National Convention
June 19 – 22, 2019 -
Hyatt Regency Seattle

https://www.nami.org/Convention

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Apr
18
5:00 PM17:00

Skagit County Transition Fair

iTransition…Get Connected! at the 2019 Transition Fair. Students/families with developmental disabilities between the ages of 14-21.  Prepare for your future and life after high school now by accessing resources and networking!

Mount Vernon High School

314 N 9th

Mount Vernon, WA 98273

https://www.p2pskagit.org/event/2019-skagit-county-transition-resource-fair/

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Apr
17
1:00 PM13:00

All About ABLE

Hosted by Northwest Access Fund

Bellevue Library

1111 110th Avenue Northeast Room 1

Bellevue, WA 98004

ABLE accounts present an exciting opportunity for people with disabilities to save without the fear of losing benefits. During our workshop, our financial coach will present information about ABLE accounts, answer questions, and help people open an account if they wish to do so.

Drop-ins are welcome!

Please email megan@nwaccessfund.org with questions and/or accessibility accommodation requests.

We hope to see you there!

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Mar
26
5:00 PM17:00

Curtis High School Transition Fair

Curtis Senior High School and Curtis Community Transition Program are excited to continue our CHS Career and Resource Fair to support our students in the community.

The CHS Career and Resource Fair is March 26th, 5-7pm in the CHS Main Gym.

Curtis Community Transition Program, University Place School District

8805 40th St. W

University Place, WA 98466

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Mar
26
9:30 AM09:30

2019 Whatcom County Transition Fair

Settlemyer Hall (Bellingham Technical College)
   3028 Lindbergh Ave, Bellingham

For students with developmental and other disabilities, families, educators, and interested community members. Both middle and high school aged students and their families are encouraged to attend. All are welcome who are interested in thinking about the future and transition into adulthood!

Come and learn about:

Housing, recreation, advocacy, employment, guardianship, community/technical colleges, Social Security, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) and other topics. 

Meet representatives from over 30 agencies and community organizations.  

For more information contact:

Whatcom County DD Program

(360) 778-6012

awolpers@co.whatcom.wa.us

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