This year’s Everyday Lives Conference merges the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP’s) annual conference lineup into a single month-long event that offers two additional Everyday Lives recommendation tracks. Topics include Community of Practice for Supporting Families Regional Collaborative, Technology Innovation, Dual Diagnosis, Racial Equity, and Employment. Sessions conducted by self-advocates for self-advocates will be available throughout. Registrants have access to all conference sessions. View and download the conference program via the Everyday Lives schedule.
Submit your Photos and Videos to be shown at the Conference! ODP is seeking photo and video submissions showing individuals with disabilities using technology in their everyday lives! Submissions will be shown in an introductory video during the Technology Innovation portion of the event to be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. To submit your content, please visit here.
Conference Schedule and Topics:
- Tuesday, May 11, 2021 : Conference Introduction & Racial Equity
- Tuesday, May 18, 2021–Wednesday, May 19, 2021 : Community of Practice for Supporting Families Regional Collaborate
- Wednesday, May 26, 2021 : Technology Innovation
- Wednesday, June 2, 2021–Thursday, June 3, 2021 : Dual Diagnosis*
*Dual Diagnosis track in collaboration with PA Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS)
- Thursday, June 10, 2021 : Conference Closing & Employment**
**Also featuring a panel for siblings of individuals with disabilities
Certificates for training hours will be available. Registrants will receive emails containing instructions for joining the virtual event closer to the date. For more information and to register for the Everyday Lives 2021 Virtual Conference, please visit the Everyday Lives website.