SPRING IDD SUMMIT: POSITIVE APPROACH TO CARE FOR
ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA RELATED ILLNESSES
April 10, 2019 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center
8788 Metcalf Ave.
Overland Park, KS 66212
9:30-10 a.m. Registration
10 a.m.-12 p.m. Positive Approach to Care by Shelly Edwards (see below)
– Part 1: 12-1 p.m. Lunch (provided) 1-3:30 p.m. Positive Approach to Care by Shelly Edwards OR
– Part 2: 1-4 p.m. Medicaid 101 by Russell Nittler, KDHE
ABOUT THE PRESENTER: SHELLY EDWARDS
Shelly Edwards is an accomplished professional trainer and educator. She joined Teepa Snow’s
PAC Team in 2018, after four years as a PAC Certified Independent Trainer. She has been a
trainer of adults for more than 30 years, specializing in Alzheimer’s and dementia training since
2007. During this time, Shelly has been training professional care partners, first responders, and
families alike. She has also been a trainer for Oregon Care Partners since its inception in 2014,
providing classes about dementia, challenging behaviors, and communication skills for care
partners in the developmental disabilities community as well.
For registration information:
Gail Lauri at the CDDO: