Sponsored by United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc.

Lighting The Way Project Address
1425 Piedmont Dr. East
Suite 201 B
Tallahassee, FL 32308
1-866-615-0284 x. 107
Fax: 850-922-2986

Training workshops shining light on:

  • Guardianship
  • Guardian Advocacy
  • Decision-Making Options Other than Guardianship
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Legal Resources
Each workshop location has limited seating
Pre-Registration Is Required

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Register For Family/Self-Advocate Conference
May 2, 2015, Jacksonville, Florida
Hotel Information:
Holiday Inn Jacksonville, I-295 East & Baymeadows
11083 Nurseryfields Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Reservation Group Code: OPG

June 20, 2015, Tampa, Florida

Hotel Info:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tampa Airport – Westshore
4500 West Cypress Street
Tampa, Florida 33607
Phone: 813-998-2208
Reservation Group Code: OPG
Hotel Rate: $119

July 11, 2015, Deerfield Beach/Boca Raton, Florida
Hotel Information:
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Deerfield Beach - Boca Raton
100 Fairway Drive
Deerfield Beach, Florida 33441-1856
Phone: 954-427-7700
Reservation Group Code: OPG
Hotel Rate: $99
All conferences times: 8:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
*Each location has limited seating
Pre-Registration Is Required

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You should be interested in attending this training if you are:

  • A person with a disability,
  • Parent of a child with a disability,
  • Family member of a person with a disability, or
  • Caregiver of a person with a disability

Individuals with disabilities and their families can attend this workshop at no cost. However, each location has limited seating. Financial Assistance is available on a limited basis for travel reimbursements of individuals and families who incur travel costs to attend one of these training workshops. In order to qualify, participants must reside in the state of Florida and have traveled at least fifty (50) miles or more. (See Financial Assistance Guidelines on registration form for specific requirements.)

There will be no registration fee to attend. However, each location has limited seating.