The 2013 YAI International Conference entitled, The Dawn of a New Era, will be held May 6th – 9th, 2013, at the Hilton New York in New York City. YAI is a non-profit agency, established in 1957, which provides services and supports to individuals of all ages with developmental and learning disabilities and their families in the New York and New Jersey area. The organization includes more than 450 programs and serves more than 20,000 people each day.
YAI’s annual conference event brings together professionals, self-advocates and families with focused attention on innovations occurring in special education. Interested individuals can use the following link to obtain additional information and/or to register for the event: yai.org/conference2013. Individuals can also call 212-273-6472 for additional information.
Please note that the announcement of YAI’s 2013 International Conference is not an endorsement by the Connecticut State Department of Education of the professional development opportunity being provided. However, this is one of many options and opportunities being afforded the field of professionals working in general and special education and should therefore be considered one of many events available to the field.