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What Is the Hartwick Symposium Series?

The 2018 Annual Hartwick Symposium Series is a set of annual symposiums conducted to meet the needs of students with intellectual disability, families, and professionals.   There are three Hartwick Symposiums in the series; designated Self-Advocates, Family Focus, and Secondary.


The 2018 Annual Hartwick Symposium: Self-Advocates is a one-day symposium for young adults with intellectual disability enrolled in one of Florida’s inclusive postsecondary education programs.  The Hartwick Self-Advocates Symposium provides multiple opportunities for students with ID to learn, engage, network, and share information and resources about independence, employment, self-determination, and community.


The 2018 Annual Hartwick Symposium: Secondary is a one-day symposium for secondary educators to learn about Florida’s postsecondary options and resources for students with intellectual disability.

The 2018 Annual Hartwick Symposium: Family Focus is a one-day symposium for families and students of postsecondary options and resources leading to employment and career opportunities

for students with intellectual disability.


Registration for Secondary and Family Focus, which will be held at UCF on July 12th,  will open in April.

University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd.
Ferrell Commons, 7C, Room 155
Orlando, FL 32816-3661

Call 407-823-1099


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