2019 Success Conference

Success for Today and Tomorrow Conference:
Building a Parachute So That Your Child Lands Safely in Adulthood has been postponed until the Fall due to the Coronavirus.

If you would like to include your organization/group/agency as a resource in the Bryan-College Station 2020 Resource Guide for Accessing Disability and Community Resources click the link below.

The 2020 Success for Today & Tomorrow Conference will feature local and state-wide vendors/agencies/organizations, 15 minute Q&A Breakout sessions, and a motivational keynote speaker. We hope to appeal to all disability categories, age levels, and members of the community at this event. 

  • Child care will be available for children ages 2-8 with Project Sunshine. 
  • Youth Activities will be available for children ages 9+ with Kid’s Klub
  • Refreshments will be provided!

Who to Contact: Dr. Meagan Orsag at meaganorsag@tamu.edu 

Cost to Attend: FREE for all! 

How to Register: All attendees will need to complete our RSVP form below so we can gauge the amount of refreshments to provide as well as the number of support persons we will need for the youth and child care rooms. 

Accommodation requests need to be made via the online in the RSVP form below or email Dr. Meagan Orsag at meaganorsag@tamu.edu at least one week in advance (by Friday, March 20th, 2020) to ensure the availability of support persons/accommodations.

Conference Website:  https://cdd.tamu.edu/service-outreach/bcs-success-conference/

Chris Thelen photo

 

 

Keynote Speaker

Chris Thelen

Google and society do not define success – the individual does!  As a young man with autism, Chris Thelen has faced many challenges, and with perseverance and support he is living his own version of success.  Come listen as he shares his journey and the lessons learned as he navigated his way through getting an education and employment.

Schedule

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

  • Coffee and Meet your Community and Disability Resources

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • Keynote Speaker: Chris Thelen

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • Meet your Community and Disability Resources

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • Schedule 15-20 minute “One-On-One” Meetings with Area Experts:

    • Medicaid Waivers
    • IEP Process 
    • Employment
    • Post Secondary Education
    • Guardianship/Support Decision-Making
    • SSI/Medicaid
Conference Information

The 2020 Success for Today & Tomorrow Conference will feature local and state-wide vendors/agencies/organizations, 15 minute Q&A Breakout sessions, and a motivational keynote speaker. We hope to appeal to all disability categories, age levels, and members of the community at this event. 

  • Child care will be available for children ages 2-8 with Project Sunshine. 
  • Youth Activities will be available for children ages 9+ with Kid’s Klub
  • Refreshments will be provided!

Who to Contact: Dr. Meagan Orsag at meaganorsag@tamu.edu 

Cost to Attend: FREE for all! 

How to Register: All attendees will need to complete our RSVP form below so we can gauge the amount of refreshments to provide as well as the number of support persons we will need for the youth and child care rooms. 

Accommodation requests need to be made via the online in the RSVP form below or email Dr. Meagan Orsag at meaganorsag@tamu.edu at least one week in advance (by Friday, March 20th, 2020) to ensure the availability of support persons/accommodations.

Conference Website:  https://cdd.tamu.edu/service-outreach/bcs-success-conference/

Registration

How to Register: All attendees will need to complete our RSVP form below so we can gauge the amount of refreshments to provide as well as the number of support persons we will need for the youth and child care rooms. 

Accommodation requests need to be made via the online in the RSVP form below or email Dr. Meagan Orsag at meaganorsag@tamu.edu at least one week in advance (by Friday, March 20th, 2020) to ensure the availability of support persons/accommodations.

RSVP Link