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To be added to our mail list and to receive these monthly leadership messages click here and write "Please send me the Leadership Links" in the "Comments" box or just send us an email.

Our monthly leadership links are written by Sharleen Smith, University Outreach, Auburn University Montgomery, ssmith@outreach.aum.edu.

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Family Leadership Luncheon and Training 2012

December 3 (Monday) 12:00-4:30 PM
Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza
64 South Water Street, Mobile, AL 36605
Provided in partnership with the annual Early Intervention and Preschool Conference.

This leadership event is by reservation ONLY ~ Click here for your reservation form.

To read more about the entire Early Intervention and Preschool conference click here or contact
Jeri Jackson at JBH50@aol.com (205-823-9226). Jeri Jackson is also the person to contact regarding financial assistance with travel costs for families wishing to attend this event.

You may see the draft presentation schedule for all presentations if you click here.


Family Leadership Development: Summit 2012

Monday's family-only sessions were recorded and are available for your viewing at our Video Training Library.

Leadership Challenge
by Sharleen Smith (Alabama Training Institute of Auburn University)

Finding Your Voice & Telling Your Story
by Rylin Rodgers (Family Discipline, Training Director of Riley Child
Development Center (RCDC); State Coordinator at Family Voices Indiana)

Developing Networks & Working with Policymakers
by Marlyn Wells (Exceptional Children's Assistance Center (ECAC)
of North Carolina)


Leadership Institute of Alabama Family Ties (LIFT)

Alabama Family Ties logoAlabama Family Ties (AFT) is Alabama’s parent support group for families of children with emotional and behavioral challenges. In January, AFT opened its second The Leadership Institute of Alabama Family Ties (LIFT) advocacy training program for families. Through the training, family members will become better advocates for their children and for children’s mental health needs in general. Visit their web site at www.alfamilyties.org or to learn about the upcoming their 10th annual statewide-conference see http://www.alfamilyties.org/aft_news.html

For more information, contact:
Sarah-Ellen S. Thompson, Executive Director
Alabama Family Ties, Inc.
PO Box 11143
Montgomery, AL 36111-0143
(334) 240-8437 or 1-877-834-0615 (toll free in state)
(334) 240-0907 fax

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Alabama Parent Education Center logoAlabama Parent Training and Information Center

The Alabama Parent Training and Information Center (or Alabama Parent Education Center) offers two different leadership courses.

Read more on their website at www.alabamaparentcenter.com.

APEC's Alabama Parent Training and Information Network for Children with Disabilities (AL PTI NCD) also provides free information and training to families to assist them in becoming advocates for their children with disabilities.

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