Health, independence are conference topics

Healthy, independent living is the focus of a conference sponsored by the Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (MNCCD). Save the date of Tuesday, October 3 and make plans to attend the conference at St. Mary’s Greek Orthodox Church, Minneapolis. The church is accessible.

Keynote speaker will be Henry Emmons. Emmons is a doctor and author of the book, The Chemistry of Joy. The conference is for direct support staff, professionals working with people with disabilities, and people experiencing significant health challenges. CEU’s and certificates of attendance are available.

MN-CCD is seeking conference vendors and sponsors. Make plans now to participate in or support the event. The consortium is posting details about the conference, so check on the website home page’s conference tab. 

MN-CCD is a broad based coalition of advocacy and provider organizations working to change public policy to improve the lives of people with disabilities through building awareness, providing education and engaging the community.