2017 Educational Conference

  • October 28, 2017
  • Country Inn & Suites Conference Center 5353 N 27th St. Lincoln, NE


  • Registration for couples (individual and spouse). Includes continental breakfast, lunch and one (1) copy of "Don't We Already Do Inclusion?" by Paula Kluth.
  • DSAF of Nebraska member price. Registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch and a copy of "Don't We Already Do Inclusion?" by Paula Kluth.
  • Registration includes a continental breakfast, lunch and a copy of "Don't We Already Do Inclusion?" by Paula Kluth.
  • Student price. Registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch.


Saturday, October 28    I    8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Country Inn & Suites Conference Center

5353 N 27th St    I    Lincoln, Nebraska 

INCLUSION in 3D will address a critical need for educators and parents to look differently in their collaboration toward successful school experiences for students with Down syndrome.

DSAF has secured national author, speaker, and inclusion expert Dr. Paula Kluth to drive the overall focus of the day, including a full-morning keynote and afternoon breakout sessions for parents and teachers. Dr. Kluth provides expertise regarding Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a key precept in making school inclusion successful.

Also, featuring:

Bridget Murphy, Down Syndrome Guild of Kansas City : Toilet Training your child with Down syndrome. Learn how to be out of diapers in 4 days using the “Murphy Method” of instruction.

Sean Joseph Smith, Ph.D., Special Education. Dr. Smith specializes in the integration of instructional/assistive technology (smartphone/tablet apps) into the lives of individuals with disabilities and their respective educational professionals; e-mentoring to enhance teacher education/induction; online learning; and addressing the needs of individuals with Down syndrome

An interactive session with Paula specific to educators tying into her book Joyful Learning: Active and Collaborative Learning in the Inclusive Classroom.

A panel of several local leaders: “What Community Inclusion Looks Like,” highlighting success stories of inclusive opportunities happening in Lincoln and discussion on how these experiences have evolved to work in the community and direct correlation to similar school experiences.

Guests* will receive a copy of Dr. Kluth’s book, “Don’t We Already Do Inclusion?” and enjoy a conversational lunch session with self advocate, Jack Murphy, with an inspiring look at his success story.

Continental breakfast, lunch and snacks provided with all registrations.

DSAF Member ........................$45*

DSAF Member Couple (individual & spouse)...$75*

General Registration............................$55*


*DSAF Member, DSAF Member Couple and General Registrations will receive one (1) copy of “Don’t We Already Do Inclusion?” by Paula Kluth.

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