What SAFA Does

SAFA Activities

SAFA staff with Temple GrandinSince its inception, SAFA has been spreading the word about who SAFA is and building its membership by exhibiting at various disability and/or mental health conferences throughout the U.S. SAFA also holds conference calls/webinars with SAFA members about topics of importance to the group. SAFA created and participated in the first of its kind self-advocacy tracks at the annual Building State FASD conferences in March of 2011 and 2012. See the list below of exhibits/activities from March 2011-March 2012.

SAFA’s Exhibits & Presentations

  • Sept 17-19, 2011
    Exhibit and presentation for The Arc's National Convention in Denver, CO
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  • November 18-20, 2011
    Exhibit and presentation for the National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health in Washington, D.C.
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  • November 30-December 3, 2011
    Exhibit at the TASH National Conference in Atlanta, GA
  • May 11-13, 2011
    Exhibited and presented at the Building FASD State Systems (BFSS) Meeting in Phoenix, AZ “The Voice of Self-Advocates in Action”
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  • May 1-3, 2012
    Exhibited and presented at the Building FASD State Systems (BFSS) meeting in Arlington, VA “I AM ME: Person-First Language” by Rob Wybrecht, SAFA Network Coordinator
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  • June 27-29, 2012
    Exhibited at APSE (Advancing Employment: Connecting People) National Conference in Arlington, VA

SAFA Activities