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A Look Ahead Conference Series

Overview

The A Look Ahead Conference Series brings together expert speakers for training focused on improving the lives of individuals with disabilities, the people who support them, and the community at large. Topics will vary quarterly. Conference participants will leave with information and resources they can use now and in the future.

Breakout Sessions Explore:

  • Best Practices
  • Possibilities
  • The importance of Early Planning
  • Real life experiences of Individuals with Disabilities and their Families

Leadership Partners

The A Look Ahead Conference Series is a collaboration of three area organizations:

The Arc of DFW Area

The Arc of DFW Area is an all-volunteer membership-driven non-profit agency which works to empower individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to live life as they define it. More information is available on its website at thearcofdfw.org.

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First United Methodist Church of Arlington

First United Methodist Church of Arlington is a welcoming community growing in grace together through worship and study, while sharing God’s love by serving those in need. More information is available on its website at arlingtonmethodist.org.

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Families for Effective Autism Treatment-North Texas

Families for Effective Autism Treatment-North Texas (FEAT-NT) is a non-profit operated by volunteer parents of children with autism who know first-hand the daily struggles of life with autism. More information is available on its website at featnt.org.

Sponsored By

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Conference Location

First United Methodist Church of Arlington
313 North Center Street
Arlington, TX 76011

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How to Register

The A Look Ahead Conference Series is held on the second Saturday of the second month of each quarter. Space is limited and registration is required.

Individuals and exhibitors can register for upcoming events at: thearcofdfw.org/events/category/ala.

Conference fees, which include a continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments are as follows:

  • Individuals $10
  • Non-profit Exhibitor $50
  • For-profit Exhibitor $100

Limited stipends are available for individuals with disabilities and family members.  Please email stipend requests to programs@thearcofdfw.org

Continuing Education Credits

Up to four hours of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are available for Texas Educators. Certificate of Participation provided upon request.

Follow us for Updates

Follow us on Facebook for conference details at facebook.com/alookaheadseries. Information will be posted as it is confirmed.

Questions?

Direct questions to programs@thearcofdfw.org