Schedule

Conference Schedule

Please note that we reserve the right to make adjustments as necessary to the event schedule.

  1. Pre-Conference - March 12th
  2. Conference - March 13th
9:00am - 6:00pm

BENTON CONVENTION CENTER

Registration / Information Desk Open

Pick up your name badge and goodie bag for the FASD Pre-Conference Training.
9:00am -9:15am

EMBASSY SUITES (GAINES BALLROOM)

Welcome

Melinda Plue, The Arc of North Carolina
9:15am - 9:45am

EMBASSY SUITES (GAINES BALLROOM)

The Normalization of Alcohol Use in Society: The Scope of the Issue

Amy Hendricks, FASDinNC ACH/TBD (.50)
9:45am - 10:00am
10:00am - 11:15am

EMBASSY SUITES (GAINES BALLROOM)

FASDs: Identification and Management

Dr. Yasmin Senturias ACH/TBD (1.25)
11:15am - 12:15pm

EMBASSY SUITES (GAINES BALLROOM)

Prevalence and Characteristics of FASD in a Southeastern County

Dr. Phillip May ACH/TBD (1.0)
12:15pm - 1:00pm

EMBASSY SUITES (GAINES BALLROOM)

Boxed LunchNetworking on-site

1:00pm - 2:30pm

EMBASSY SUITES (GAINES BALLROOM)

Creating a circle of Hope for Women and Families Living with FASDs

Kathy Mitchell, NOFAS ACH/TBD (1.50)
2:30pm - 2:45pm
2:45pm - 4:15pm

EMBASSY SUITES (GAINES BALLROOM)

Recognizing and Responding Appropriately to FASD: Improving Outcomes in Education, Treatment, Corrections, Home, and Other Settings

Dan Dubovsky ACH/TBD (1.5)
4:15pm - 4:30pm

EMBASSY SUITES (GAINES BALLROOM)

Call to Action

ACH/TBD (.25)
5:30pm - 8:30pm

WINSTON 1 AB

The Arc of North Carolina's Awards Dinner

(Ticketed event) Join us as we recognize and honor the people that have made 2019 such a great year.
6:00am - 7:30am

WINSTON 2

Exhibitor Setup

Exhibitors can arrive and setup their table/booth before the conference begins.
8:00am - 6:30pm

WINSTON FOYER

Registration / Information Desk Open

Pick up your name badge and goodie bag.
8:00 - 8:45am

WINSTON 2

Visit with Exhibitors

Meet and greet with our great exhibitors (continental breakfast provided).
8:45am - 10:00am

WINSTON 2

Opening Welcome

Welcome from The Arc of North Carolina. Welcome from Allen Joines, Mayor of Winston-Salem.
Opening Plenary Session: Presuming Competence: Every Behavior is a Form of Communication with Nicole Jorwic & Chris Jorwic.
10:00am - 10:15am

Break / Visit with Exhibitors

Take a break or meet and greet with our great exhibitors.
10:15am - 11:30am

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Session 1

Piedmont 1- The FASD Brain Versus The Criminal Justice System. Speakers: Kathy Hotelling and Theresa Brown
Piedmont 2 - Your Disability Counts: Voter Education, Mobilization, Observation, and Census Participation. Speaker: Kenya Myers
Conference 2 - Generalization and Making Social Skills Relevant. Speaker: Melissa Ray
Winston 1AB - Policy Update: Federal Issues That Affect You. Speaker: Nicole Jorwic
11:30am - 12:00pm

Break / Visit with Exhibitors

Take a break or meet and greet with our great exhibitors (lunch provided with full registration).
12:00pm - 1:15pm

WINSTON 2

Lunch Plenary Session

Updated Topic TBA
Dave Richard and Talley Wells
1:15pm - 1:30pm

Break / Visit with Exhibitors

Take a break or meet and greet with our great exhibitors.
1:30pm - 2:45pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Session 2

Piedmont 1 - The Little Moments: Practical Supports for People with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (Part One). Speaker: Nate Sheets
Piedmont 2 - Let the Music Move You: Music Therapy and I/DD. Speaker: Jessica Hoyle
Winston 1AB - Children with I/DD and Foster Care. Speaker: Brian Moeller
Winston 1C - For Self-Advocates - Expectations I Have for Myself, My Life and My Staff. Speakers: Stephanie Antkowiak and Sam Baker
2:45pm - 3:00pm

Break / Visit with Exhibitors

Take a break or meet and greet with our great exhibitors.
3:00pm - 4:15pm

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Session 3

Piedmont 1 - The Little Moments: Practical Supports for People with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (Part Two). Speaker: Nate Sheets
Piedmont 2 - Got Motivation? Teaching Tools to Maximize Outcomes for Individuals with an Atypical Social Drive. Speaker: Beth Mills
Conference 2 - Navigating the Healthcare System To Get The Best Care and Support. Speaker: Karen Luken
Winston 1-AB - Empowering Individuals with Disabilities with Work Goals. Speaker: Kelli Derr
4:15pm - 5:00pm

Closing Remarks from The Arc of North Carolina

Exhibitor Bingo and Door Prize Winners Announced

5:00pm

WINSTON 2

Exhibitor Floor Closes

5:00pm - 8:00pm

WINSTON 1 AB

Dinner and Dance

with guest DJ (ticketed event).
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