2022 Summit on Disability and Inclusion

The Summit is TPI’s signature event that brings together current research and community partners to highlight best practices that improve the lives of people with disabilities by supporting inclusivity for all. The presentations during the Summit will appeal to self-advocates, families, educators, teacher education faculty, medical professionals, and service providers.

Person-Centered Planning (PCP) Meeting vs. IEP Meeting

Spirit League Introduction Video

Ask the OC Experts: Preparing to Live Independently with Support

Ask the OC Experts: Spirit League

RCOC Family Workshop: Benefits Planning and Management

CBS News Video: Basketball Player with a Disability

Work-based Learning: Preparing for Meaningful Employment for All

Presenters: Richard Rosenberg, Ph.D. and Linda O’Neal, M.A.

May 26, 2022. 

Under the Lights: An Award Winning Epilepsy Film

Starring Pearce Joza and Alyssa Jirrels. Desperate to feel ‘normal’, Under the Lights is the award-winning story of a boy with epilepsy who goes to prom knowing that the lights will make him have a seizure.

Visit the Website:
www.underthelightsfilm.com

Microsoft Engineer: Success at Work Story

Person Driven Planning to Address Individual Hopes and Dreams

Presenters: Richard Rosenberg, Ph.D. and Linda O’Neal, M.A.

The workshop covers agencies, mobility, education, recreation, work, and home life in Person Driven Planning.

Event Padlet (Information organized into sections such as slide deck, event flyer, conservatorship resources, brochures, websites): tpi.padlet.org/agomez270/ccap8zqk3xv652ba

November 17, 2021. 

SSA Electronic Wage Reporting Options

This video provides information on how to electronically submit your wages to the Social Security Administration (SSA) through the Telephone Wage Reporting system, Mobile Wage Reporting application, and online using the mySocialSecurity portal. Users that are interested in utilizing any of the options mentioned in the video should contact SSA for more information.

Google Docs Link 

Conservatorship & Alternatives Panel Presentation

TPI is partnering with Regional Center of Orange County, Disability Rights California, and the State Council on Developmental Disabilities for a panel presentation that will discuss several viewpoints regarding conservatorship and alternatives. There will be time at the end of the presentation for the panelists to answer questions from the attendees.

Event Padlet (Information organized into sections such as slide deck, event flyer, conservatorship resources, brochures, websites): tpi.padlet.org/agomez270/5pdccjz1kqo5nilw 

October 19, 2021.

High Quality Transition Services: Birth through Life-Long Learning

Transition Services breakout session from the 2021 Summit on DisAbility and Inclusion on August 11, 2021.

Expert Q & A Panel

Presenters: Arturo Cazares, Regional Center of Orange County; Kristin Brooks, Supporting Inclusive Practices; Megan Bomgaars, Self-Advocate; Kris Bomgaars, Parent and Former Teacher.

An expert panel presented closing thoughts and answered questions from attendees during the 2021 Summit on DisAbility and Inclusion on August, 11, 2021.

Families, Agencies, and Schools Together: Supporting Collaborative Relationships

Families, Agencies, and Schools Together breakout session from the 2021 Summit on DisAbility and Inclusion on August 11, 2021.

Don’t Limit Me by Megan Bomgaars

Megan, a well-known self-advocate with Down Syndrome, presented the keynote address “Don’t Limit Me” to open the 2021 Summit on DisAbility and Inclusion. Megan is an artist, entrepreneur, published author, college student, and lead on the critically acclaimed show Born this Way on A&E.