Reasons to Attend

Professional Development
Develop key skills that will help you in your day-to-day work. Gain vital knowledge of best practices in the field of supporting individuals with IDD.

Global Access
Discover new partnerships and resources offered by AAIDD at an international, national and state level.

Establish and expand your network of leaders, peers and service providers both at a local and state level.

Translate the knowledge obtained throughout the conference into advocacy efforts to improve the quality of life for individuals with IDD.

AAIDD-WI has a strong reputation both statewide and nationally for delivering essential and applicable topics and bringing high caliber experts to present at this conference at an incredibly reasonable cost to conference attendees.

Leave the conference feeling a renewed sense of excitement for your work in the field of supporting those with IDD. Through your application of concepts learned, inspire your peers, leaders and service provides as an agent of change.


Mount Mary University, 2900 Menomonee River Pkwy, Milwaukee, WI 53222


8:30am - 9:00amRegistration
9:00am - 9:15amWelcome & Opening Remarks
9:15am - 11:00amSession 1 - The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People and Communities Presented by Will Allen
11:00am - 12:15pmSession 2 - Simple Ways to Improve Physical & Mental Well-being Presented by Aruna Tummala, MD
12:15pm - 1:15pmAwards Luncheon
1:15pm - 2:30pmSession 3 - Using Art & Creativity to Promote Wellness Presented by Samantha Brophy, ATR-BC LPC
2:30pm - 4:30pmSession 4 - Build and Strengthen Inclusive Communities Through Fun and Hands-on Experiences With Various Community Partners
4:30pmConference Conclusion


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Conference Fees

AAIDD Member$50
Non-AAIDD Member$75
Group of 10$500
Additional Fee: CEUs for SW & LPC$10


Registration is now open!! Early-Bird Registration: Register before May 1st, 2023 and you will be entered into drawing for a one-year AAIDD Basic Membership. Registration Deadline: June 2nd, 2023.


AAIDD-WI offers conference sponsors opportunities. Sponsors receive advertisement on our website, a vendor booth at the conference, and complementary registration. Donations go directly to AAIDD-WI to sponsor the annual conference.

Interested? Check out the 2023 Sponsorship Letter or contact us via email at


All registration cancellations must be received in writing. Email your cancellation notice to AAIDD-WI at

  • Cancellations received up to 10 business days or more prior to the conference will be refunded the full conference fee.
  • Cancellations 4-9 business days prior to the conference will be refunded 50% of the full conference fee.
  • Cancellations 1-3 business days prior to the conference, and no-shows, are subject to payment for the full amount.

Registration Substitution
If a registrant is unable to attend the conference for any reason they may substitute, by arrangement with AAIDD-WI, someone else from the same organization.

Cancellation by AAIDD-WI
AAIDD-WI reserves the right to cancel any training course due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseeable circumstances. Notice will be provided with the option to reschedule for a future conference date or to receive a full refund of registration fees.