|AFP Announces Location of 2011 Summit|
|Written by Carol Walsh|
|Tuesday, 19 January 2010 20:02|
AFP recently announced that the 2011 Summit will be held November 17-19, 2011 at National Harbor, located just outside Washington DC in National Harbor Maryland.
Just minutes outside of Washington, DC, the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center offers proximity to airports, entertainment, restaurants and Washington-area sight seeing.
Over 1500 attendees are expected to gather together to plan, organize and share best practices that will lead to a substantial increase in the number of people with developmental disabilities in integrated employment. Innovative program design will ensure that the work completed in Washington will have a lasting impact on our society. (The photo at right shows participants from the 2005 Summit on stage declaring their support for policy improvement affecting the lives of people with disabilities.)
|Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 February 2010 16:41|
Many of the challenges people with disabilities face derive from poverty. Employment is the most preferable path to independence and meaningful community