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Department Leaders to Discuss Advocacy Efforts for College Students with Disabilities


Contact:  
Sara Gast, (202) 401-1989, sara.gast@ed.gov


Event Date 1: November 03, 2011 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Sue Swenson, deputy assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, and Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the Education Department's Rehabilitation Services Administration, will deliver the breakfast keynote address at the 2011 State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. Swenson and Ruttledge will speak at 8:15 a.m. at the Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel in Fairfax, Va.

In their remarks, Swenson and Ruttledge will focus on policy and advocacy for students with intellectual disabilities in colleges and universities. Several counselors and educators are expected to attend the annual event, which will feature conversations on fiscal resources for postsecondary students with intellectual disabilities, leadership and systematic change, and the transition to college.


Event 1
Who : Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Sue Swenson
Rehabilitation Services Administration Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge
What : Keynote at the 2011 State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
When : 8:15 a.m. ET on Thursday, Nov. 3
Where : Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel
4352 Mason Pond Drive
Fairfax, Va.
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