Conference 2021 Registration

How Did We Get Here?
A Brief History of Sexuality and Intellectual Disability
2020 Conference Registration Form | MEMBERS ONLY

Thursday August 26

7:00am – 8:00am

Track 1 – Professional

Track 2 – Professional

Track 3 – Family/Educator

7:00am – 8:00am


8:00am – 8:10am

John Weston, President TN-NADD

8:10am – 8:20am

Opening Statement
Marie Williams, TDMHSAS Commissioner

8:30am – 9:30am

Keynote Address 104: How Did We Get Here? A Brief History of Sexuality and Intellectual Disability Leslie Walker-Hirsch

9:30am – 9:50am


9:50am – 10:50am

103: DIDD Assessment and Stabilization Teams Bruce Davis

201: Addiction and the Brain: Understanding the Disease Mary-Linden Salter

301: The Facts of Life…and More: Social and Sexual Development Across the Lifespan Leslie Walker-Hirsch

11:00am – 12:00am

101: The Implications of Effective Outpatient Behavioral Health Services and Approaches on the Quality of Life for People with I/DD Jovanna Emerson and Tonya Copeland

203: Conservatorship Rachelle Gallimore-Scruggs

303: Families Finding the Way Maria Smith and Jackie Rodrigez

12:00nn – 1:15pm


12:45nn – 1:15pm

TN-NADD Annual Membership Meeting

1:15pm – 2:15pm

Plenary Address 102: If You Think You Can…#Powering Through Perceptions Taylor Duncan

2:15pm – 2:35pm


2:35pm – 3:35pm

105: “It’s Not When, But How” — Cannabis Legalization and Medical Uses Mary-Linden Salter and David Hairston

205: Social Boundaries: the CIRCLES ® Curriculum Leslie Walker-Hirsch

305: Supported Decision Making: Approaching Lauren Pearcy and Carrie Guiden

3:45pm – 4:45pm

106: Walking the Policy Tightrope Nathan Walsh, Lauren Pearcy, Crystal Hicks

We are using CEU Helper this year for digital CEU collection. Please read instructions below.

If would like to be able to easily track CEUs on your mobile/tablet device, please visit to sign up for an account and download the app. CEUHelper  is a web/mobile application for obtaining and tracking CEUs.

**Note: Internet connection will be provided by the conference; and, CEUHelper will work offline for the duration of the conference. Just join the conference at home before you arrive. CEUHelper is not responsible for data charges you may incur while using the service. Use airplane mode to stop the app from using data plans.

(This video is also available in the app and on our website at

Confirmations, Cancellations & Guarantee

Confirmations of registrations are sent via email within seven days of receipt in our office. If you have not received a confirmation within 10 days of program, please call our office at 615-852-1194 or email us at to verify registration.

Cancellations received at least five working days before the seminar are refundable less a $15 administrative charge per registrant. There is no refund for cancellations received later. Please note that if you register and do not attend, you are still liable for full payment.

Substitutions may be made any time. The expense of continuing education, when taken to maintain and improve professional skills,may be tax deductible. Please contact your accountant for complete details. If you do not receive the professional or business benefits described in our literature, or have some other professional complaint, please let us know in writing within seven days.