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22nd Annual Parent Conference
April 29th – 30th, 2011
Spirit Mountain Casino
27100 S.W. Salmon River Highway
Grand Ronde, OR 97347

The primary purpose of this conference is to bring together parents, educators, and health professionals in an atmosphere of cooperation and exploration. The conference program will address issues that intend to expand the capacity of schools and communities, working in partnership with parents and professionals. To promote the partnership of nurturing and advocating for children, youth and young adults with disabilities,
with a positive focus on their abilities.

The conference seeks to model and facilitate effective relationships between families and service providers. RISE promotes an atmosphere for parents and other professionals with similar interests to interact, and to develop partnerships.
This conference acts as a time of much needed respite, networking and learning for many of our attendees, we ask that no children attend the conference. If you would like to sponsor this annual event, please contact Danielle Bethell, Conference Coordinator at: 503.581.8156 ext. 105 or dbethell@oregonrisecenter.org.

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The Oregon Parent Training & Information Center announces our 21st Annual OrPTI Conference, recently renamed the RISE Conference!

RISE = Respect, Inspire, Support, & Educate

The conference will be held April 30 & May 1, 2010, at the Salem Conference Center.

The primary purpose of this conference is to bring together parents, educators, and health professionals in an atmosphere of cooperation and exploration. The conference program will address issues that intend to expand the capacity of schools and communities, working in partnership with parents and professionals. RISE also promotes
partnerships of nurturing and advocating for children, youth and young adults with disabilities, with a positive focus on their abilities.

The conference seeks to model and facilitate effective relationships between families and service providers. RISE promotes an atmosphere for parents and other professionals with similar interests to interact, to develop partnerships of confident parents and sensitive professionals.

Our conference sponsors are the Oregon Department of Education, Office of Student Learning and
Partnerships and the Jean Baton Swindells Resource Center.

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