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Family Focus Conference October 19 in Langley B.C. - A conference organized by families, for families

For over 23 years, the Family Focus Society has been organizing conferences for families supporting a child or youth with special needs or an adult with a developmental disability. This year's Family Focus Conference will be held in Langley, B.C., on Friday October 19.

2012 Family Focus Conference

Life in Abundance-Harvesting the Wisdom of Families

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Where:  Coast Cascade Hotel and Convention Centre

20393 Fraser Highway, Langley, BC

When:   October 19 (preconference) to October 21, 2012

Keynote Speakers:

  • Friday Preconference : Dr Pat Mirenda "Inclusive Education"
  • Saturday Opening Key Note: Donna Thomson "Four Walls of my Freedom"
  • Sunday Opening Key Note: Jack Styan "Employment"