Annual Developmental Disabilities Conference
April 18-19, 2017
2018: April 17-18, Tuesday and Wednesday
2019: April 15-16, Tuesday and Wednesday
2020: April 20-21, Tuesday and Wednesday
2021: April 19-20, Tuesday and Wednesday
2022: April 18-19, Tuesday and Wednesday
- Identify effective methods for the practical application of concepts related to improving the delivery of services for persons with developmental disabilities.
- Identify advances in clinical assessment and management of selected healthcare issues related to persons with developmental disabilities.
- Discuss the ethical issues related to persons with developmental disabilities.
- Identify and emphasize attitudes that enhance the opportunities for persons with DD to achieve their optimal potential.
- Develop strategies to promote community participation in meeting the needs of persons with DD.
2017 DD Conference Brochure
Registration is open for the 2017 Developmental Disabilities Conference!
Register online for Individual Registration or use our PDF Registration Forms (below) to register by mail or email.
2017 Registration Form - Individual
2017 Registration Form - Group (3+ people)
Would you or your company like to set up a display at the conference? Contact the CE Office for display fees or download our 2017 Exhibitor Display Form.
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
MSU Campus, East Lansing, MI
Information on the Lansing area: Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau
Between 4/14 and 5/4 urgent repair work will be completed by the City of East Lansing. As a result, the parking structure entrance on Harrison Road will be inaccessible. All traffic will be directed to the parking structure entrance on Kalamazoo Street, located East of Harrison Road. Directional signs will be posted. Additional construction will begin on lower level of the parking garage. Route Map for Parking Ramp
Group Rates are available at:
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, $108. Reservations may be made by phone at 1.800.875.5090 or 517.432.4000. Reservations also may be made online at http://www.kelloggcenter.com/. This rate is guaranteed through March 21, 2017. The Group Rate Code is 1704WMUSCH.
Certificates of Attendance
Certificates will be available to every conference attendee upon completion of an online evaluation form. No other certificate will be awarded and sign-in-sheets are kept on file for six years.
Social Worker CE Hours
This course is approved by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Course approval #: 110416-01
Up to 11 hours may be earned, but the following workshops are NOT approved for social work credit: C7 & F3
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Michigan Board of Nursing accepts continuing education credits from the ACCME.
Dieticians are eligible to obtain up to 11 attendance hours of continuing education.
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Check-in/Receive Conference packet
Tuesday & Wednesday
7:30 a.m. - Check-In & Breakfast
8:15 a.m. - Welcome
8:30 a.m. - Plenary Address
9:30 a.m. - Break
10:00 a.m. - Workshops (A & D)
11:30 a.m. - Lunch
1:00 p.m. - Workshops (B & E)
2:30 p.m. - Break
3:00 p.m. - Workshops (C & F)
4:30 p.m. - Adjourn
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Office of Continuing Education
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-8034
Thank you to all the conference participants, sponsors, and committee members for making the conference a success!