ON DEMAND Session Descriptions


These Sessions Will Be Available To Attendees

August 3rd - 23rd 

Therapy During Covid- A New Way of Providing Services 

Kathy Phillips, Diane Kelly, Ann Ledgerwood, Ashley Adams

This session will include one of the Infant and Toddler Connection of Virginia and staff to share what they have learned during covid as well as how providing services has changed for the better to help assist families during a global crisis. This will include new strategies, communication, and challenges with families receiving services.   

Taking Care of You

Patrice Beard

Do you have questions about self-care and why it’s important? Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, life sometimes feels overwhelming due to new information, long work hours, and caring for your family and yourself. It is normal to experience stress and uncertainty in ways that we never have before. Remembering to practice self care during this time is very important. Patrice will be sharing self-care strategies and resources during this "Taking Care of You" presentation.

Exploring Medicaid Waivers

Lucy Cantrell

If you have a developmental disability or someone in your family does this is need to know information. Find out how Medicaid Waivers support children and adults with developmental disabilities.  We will cover the different types of waivers in Virginia, their services, eligibility and how to apply.  

What To Do, While You Wait

Lucy Cantrell

This session is especially for people on the DD Waiver Wait List and their families who want to be informed and proactive. We will discuss your role in the waiver application process, what goes on behind the scenes, resources while you wait and how you can make change in Virginia.

Provider Transformation: Stories of Success in Employment

Eric Cottrell, Supported Employee, Lekisha Logan, Supported Employee, Tonya Milling, Executive Director The Arc


The Collaboration to Promote Self-Determination recorded this 13 minute video highlighting the conversion of one of the largest Sheltered Workshop in Virginia.  Presenters reflected on the process of transforming the workshop into a thriving Supported Employment and Community Engagement program.