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      October 1, 2013 - October 2, 2013

      Tuesday   8:00 AM - Wednesday 4:00 PM

      20 Coogan Boulevard
      Mystic, Connecticut 06355

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      2013 International TASP Conference

      The Association for Successful Parenting (TASP) in association with the Connecticut Parents with Cognitive Limitations Workgroup presents:

      Innovative Partnerships and Practice:
      The Path to Success for Parents with Learning Difficulties and Other Cognitive Limitiations

      : Families and anyone who works with/on behalf of them, including Direct Service Workers, Supervisors, Policy Makers, Administrators, and Educators

      Tuesday, October 1, 2013
      Wednesday, October 2, 2013

      Hilton Mystic, Connecticut


      Regular Conference Price - $80/per day

      Highlights of this year's conference will include:

      A keynote presentation by Robyn Powell, J.D. & Ella Callow, J.D., authors of the National Council on Disabilities' Rocking the Cradle report: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities. This report has been called "groundbreaking" in its illumination of societal barriers faced by parents with disabilities.

      A family panel featuring Bonnie and Myra Brown, a mom with intellectual disabilities and an intellectually gifted daughter, who gained national recognition after sharing their story on NPR's Story Corp.

      A keynote presentation by Sandra Azar, Ph.D. titled Beyond IQ scores: A more nuanced view of the link between cognition and parenting.

      A panel presentation by leaders in the field from the United States and Canada

      In addition, opportunities will be provided for:

      • parents to meet other parents in similar situations
      • networking and learning from parents, their children, agencies in the community and experts in the field and across disciplines.

      And much more!

      For registration questions, please contact Yolanta Garcia, SERC, (860) 632-1485 ext. 264 or
      For content questions, please contact Wendy Kwalwasser, DCF, (860) 550-6475 or

      Please click below for the full conference program including workshops designed to appeal to parents as well as professionals.

      Go to for conference agendas and details!

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      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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