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    03.15.19 Fifth Annual Disability and Civil Rights Clinic Breakfast Roundtable
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    Friday, March 15
    8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast
    9 a.m. Program commences

    Brooklyn Law School
    Feil Hall, Forchelli Conference Center, 22nd Floor
    205 State St.

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    The event is free and open to the public.

    About the Roundtable Discussion
    Join us for breakfast and conversation to explore recent legal and policy developments that impact adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Topics include OPWDD & Recent Changes in Service Delivery, Criminal Justice, Sexuality & Relationships, Disability & Education, 17-A Guardianship and Supported Decision Making, and Right to Family. Participants will join experts in the field to engage in a facilitated conversation about recent changes and developments in these intersecting areas. As always, the roundtable will offer a collaborative environment to learn about the latest developments in the law, exchange ideas, establish new community partnerships, and explore solutions for change.

    Individuals with disabilities, legal advocates, family members, community organizations, and government entities are encouraged to attend.

    View facilitator bios.

    For general inquiries regarding this event, please contact the Office of Events at or (718) 780-7966.

    Requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a disability to attend this event should be made to Louise Cohen, the BLS Reasonable Accommodations Coordinator, at Please make your request as soon as possible.

    Co-sponsored by the Disability and Civil Rights Clinic: Advocating for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and the Center for Health, Science and Public Policy

    Venue is Wheelchair Accessible

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