Welcome to the 2023 APRIL CONFERENCE 

Saturday, October 14, 2023


9:00 AM: T-shirts go on sale! Vendors Open

Breakfast on your own

Sensory Free Room open: Malibu Suite (Second Floor North Tower)


9:00 AM-10:00 AM: General Session: National Updates

Join APRIL’s Advocacy Chair, Don Dew, NCIL’s Policy Director, Jessica Podesva, NASILC’s Board Chair, FranSha’ Anderson, and APRIL’s Executive Director, Brandon Brown for a discussion of advocacy topics important to the IL community. Whether the 5 for 5 campaign, 504 regulations, APS rule setting, or infrastructure legislation, they all impact our IL work. The theme of this session is “the magic of collaboration and activation” to show the unity of the IL network and the importance of working together for common goals. We can make a difference!


10:00 AM- 10:30 AM: Transition to Concurrent Workshops


10:30 AM-12:00 PM Concurrent Workshops


12:00- 1:30 PM Lunch on Your Own


1:30 PM-2:30 PM Concurrent Workshops


2:30 PM-3:00 PM   BREAK


3:00 PM-4:00 PM Concurrent Workshops


4:00 PM-4:15 PM Break


4:15 PM-5:15 PM Peer Support Sessions


6:30 PM- 9:00 PM: Awards Banquet and Plated Dinner

Cash Bar, Plated Dinner, Musical Stylings of Jim Meck

Linda Gonzales Award and Youth The Final Word

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