...holding hope for people with disabilities by encouraging them to “Dwell in the Possibilities”
Please check back as we are continually updating our schedule.


  • Bridget is one of the Keynote speakers at the Early Childhood Inclusion Policy Summit February 28, 2017 at Alumni Center, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

  • Bridget will be presenting at the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Inclusion in Catholic Schools Conference on June 27th, 2017




July 24th Westwood Conference Center in Wausau, WI  - Keynote and workshop

Where we were in 2011

Sept 16 Hope Rockford - Keynote Dwell in the possibilities

DePaul University - Sept 19 and 20th exceptional child education class presentation

Sept 21  Making friends and keeping them workshop - 7-9 Green Bay school Highland Park
Sept 22 Oblong Illinois School district workshop on inclusion

Sept 27 Sharing  A Vision Conference presentation on Inclusion and Early Childhood

Sept 28  Springfield School district student diversity awareness presentations

Sept  30  and Oct 1  Presentations for The Buddy walk in Appleton/Neehan,  Wisconsin

Oct 12 Presentation for National Lewis University Special education class

Nov 16 Bridget Keynote for the Speak Up Speak Out conference - Springfield Illinois

Nov. 19 & 20 Special Needs Theater production of Paint Your Wagon

Jan. 23, 2012 Starnet presentation Palatine IL - HOW TO BE A LEADER IN YOUR CHILD'S LIFE.


Sept 12, 2011 Starnet focus group presentation on cultivating friendships

Aug. 31, 2011 Carpenter School presentation for Educators in Park Ridge Illinois

NADS - National Association for Down Syndrome
Annual Conference November 20, 2010 Chicago, IL
Bridget Brown - KEYNOTE
Nancy Brown - Workshop

Greater Clear Lake Families Exploring Down Syndrome, Houston, TEXAS
Jan 19, 2011 ELMWOOD Illinois School District

Jan 31, 2011  evening HOIDS presentation for families, educators and community

February 5, 2011 Trisomy21 - Down Syndrome in the 21st Century
Houston, Texas

Feb 11, 2011 Special Olympics Torch Runners speech Bloomington IL

Feb 16, 2011 Kankakee school district presentation for educators - Project CHOICES

Feb 19, 2011 Springfield Illinois School District

April 12 & 13, 2011  Down Syndrome Association of Eastern Michigan

October 1, 2011 Appleton Wisconsin Down Syndrome Group ~ Keynote speech
Buddy Walk event

October 14, 2010 General Meeting
Deedy Payne, speaker

Southeastern Michigan
February 9 & 10, 2010

Trisomy21 - Down Syndrome in the 21st Century
Houston, Texas
February 6, 2010

Leander ISD, Austin, TX
February 1-3, 2010

Illinois Transition Conference
Schaumburg, Illinois
November 9, 2009

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
October 24, 2009

Charleston, South Carolina
October 14 - 17, 2009

Austin, Texas
Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas
August 28, 2009

Newberry Math and Science Academy
Bell School
National Down Syndrome Congress
National Association of Down Syndrome
Holy Spirit Catholic Community
National Catholic Schools Inclusion Conference
Delaware Down Syndrome Association
Shawnee Mission Kansas School District
Memphis Down Syndrome Association
Valley View School District
Burlington School district 301
Addison School District #4
Illinois Transition Conference
TOTAL project
Pathways Project
Family Support Network
Pathfinders Consulting Services
Peoria School District
Champions for Life -
Minneapolis St. Paul Arch Diocese
Sharing a Vision Conference
South Carolina Catholic School Principals
Many Midwestern support groups and workshops


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