12th Annual Grandparents Conference

Saturday, May 9th, 2015
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Mount Olivet Lutheran Church of Plymouth
12235 Old Rockford Road, Plymouth, MN

Registration Fee  $15 per attendee (includes continental b’fast and lunch

Need a scholarship?  No problem – please contact Kathleen Forney, or (651) 603-0720

Introduction to Music Therapy

Presented by: Kay Luedtke-Smith, MT-BC, Do Re Me Therapy

This presentation will provide an overview of Music Therapy.. Instruments, books and visual aids will be used to demonstrate some music therapy techniques. Stories will be shared highlighting way children have benefitted from receiving music therapy services.

Legislative / Organizational Updates

Presented by: Kathleen Forney, Executive Director

Updates will be presented on two pieces of legislation which have the support of the Down Syndrome Association

How can we put aside money for the future for our grandchild with Down syndrome?

Supplemental needs trusts are an option but we’d like to bring you up to date on an exciting piece of legislation,  The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (The ABLE Act)

Updates will also be available about the PRENATAL TRISOMY DIAGNOSIS AWARENESS ACT working its way through the MN legislature.

How do I register?

You can register online by visiting: or by downloading the conference brochure and mailing in your registration and fee.