PEATC’s Parent and Youth Empowerment Summit


On September 18 &19, PEATC will host it’s very first Parent and Youth Empowerment Summit.  With over 140 registered guest, we are looking forward to an event filled with presenters and vendors coming together to empower families!

If you are not joining us in person, please join in the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #PYE2015.  And stop by the blog next week for an update on how the event went!

Below is a copy of the press release that went out to local media outlets.

We are very exited for a successful event!



Contact:  Suzanne Bowers

Tel: 703-923-0010



PEATC, Virginia’s Parent Training and Information Center, is excited to announce our “Parent and Youth Empowerment Summit”! The theme for this year’s summit is “Your Future Called… IT NEEDS YOU, SAY YES”. The summit will be held at the beautiful Hyatt in Fairfax, VA on Saturday, September 19, 2015.  Invited guest include Virginia’s own, Ms. Wheelchair, Ms. Amazing and Fairfax Supervisor John Cook. Confirmed Speaker’s include staff from the Virginia Department of Education and several professionals around the Virginia area.  The day will be filled with various informative breakout sessions specifically designed for self-advocate youth while parents can attend sessions geared toward empowering parents of children with disabilities.

For more information about PEATC and our services, please visit our website or call 800-869-6782.


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