Conferences & Workshops

Upcoming conferences and workshops for persons served, their families, self-advocates, and providers.


Aging with Developmental Disabilities Conference - May 23-24, 2022

The Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities will have their annual conference on May 23-24, 2022 in St. Charles, MO.  Specific tracks are targeted at different audiences that will attend (i.e. medical, direct support, self-advocacy). All tracks have the common thread of improving quality of life and helping maintain the independence of aging individuals with developmental disabilities.  Go HERE for more information.  Or call Call (314) 647-8100, or email 

Real Voices - Real Choices Conference -- SAVE THE DATE -- August 28-30, 2022

The Missouri Mental Health Foundation and the Missouri Department of Mental Health present the Real Voices – Real Choices Conference on August 28-30, 2022 in Osage Beach, MO.  The conference aims to unite, inform, and empower individuals and families living with mental illness, developmental and intellectual disabilities, and those in recovery for substance use disorders.  “We’re excited to see everybody back in person this year!”  Check back for more information as it becomes available.  

MACDDS/MOPELRA Annual Conference - Sharing the Vision: 2022 & Beyond - SAVE THE DATE - October 5-7, 2022

The Missouri Association of County Developmental Disability Services (MACDDS) is hosting a joint conference with Missouri Public Employer Labor Relations Association (MOPELRA) on October 5-7, 2022 in Columbia, MOSharing the Vision: 2022 & Beyond will be held at the Holiday Inn Executive Center with workshops, speakers and networking.  Check the MACDDS website for additional information as it becomes available.