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$65 for members of The Arc
$85 for non-members (includes one year membership)
Respite/Childcare $30 per person

The SAVE THE DATE flyer is available HERE.

We are very excited to publish this call for presenters as we continue our look to the future for the disability community in Tennessee. The Arc Tennessee empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to actively participate in the community throughout their lifetime. "The Future of Disability: a Big Ideas event” will be a gathering of the community, to not only look at how far we've come, but more importantly to take a visionary, inspiring, and challenging look at the road ahead. What are the next steps in helping individuals with disabilities to truly realize their full potential? Many of you will be familiar with the format of the popular TED and TEDx conference. While this is NOT an official "TEDx" conference, we will be borrowing from that format. The day will be a series of short (20 minutes or less), focused, and challenging presentations from individuals passionate about the future of people with disabilities who will share their best vision of the future, along with a call to action for how to get there. Entertainment will be woven in with the presentations and there will be plenty of networking opportunities. If you have a powerful story to tell or know someone who does, please complete the call for presenters and share the link with others in your network! The deadline to submit a proposal has been extended to December 5, 2018 and presenters will be notified of acceptance by December 12, 2018. The link is available HERE.

Check back for Big Ideas updates as plans progress.