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Do you need a keynote speaker for an upcoming conference or workshop?

Karen Gaffney would love to help!

Her speeches are tailored to the theme of the conference or workshop. Some past themes have included:

  • Strategies for education and inclusion
  • The importance of friendship
  • Early intervention
  • Overcoming difficulties
  • Living with Down Syndrome

Karen Gaffney's 2004 Schedule*
Public Speaking Engagements & Audiences Reached

*bookings as of December 11th, 2002, engagements local unless stated otherwise

January 15, 2004 Benson High School Students
February 5, 2004 ORPTI Board Meeting
February 12, 2004 Reading First Elementary School Students
March 8, 2004 NWRESD Outdoor School Staff Diversity Training
March 10-11, 2004 Idaho Parents Unlimited Teachers and Parents
March 13, 2004 Triangle Down Syndrome Network Community members
March 18-20, 2004 ORPTI Board Meeting
March 20, 2004 Down Syndrome Association of Roanoke, Virginia Community members
March 22-26, 2004 NWRESD Outdoor School Program
April 1-2, 2004 Parents Inc. (Alaska) Families, educators, professionals
April 8, 2004 Reading First Elementary School Students
April 13-19, 2004 World Down Syndrome Congress People with Down Syndrome, family members and community members
April 25, 2004 Red Light Clothing Exchange Fashion Show Community Members
April 28, 2004 Shasta County Community Advisory Committee Community members, families
April 29, 2004 FNRC Students, Families, Educators
May 1-2, 2004 Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City Parents and family members
May 3-7, 2004 NWRESD Outdoor School Program
May 4, 2004 Elmira High School High School Students
May 8, 2004 Reading First Elementary School Students
May 10, 2004 Mazamas High School Students
May 16, 2004 Down Syndrome Association of Delaware People with Down Syndrome and Family members
May 17, 2004 Dimensions Unlimited Professional Care givers/ Medical Community
May 20, 2004 ORPTI Board Meeting
May 21, 2004 Advocasy Resource Center Self Advocates
May 22, 2004 Down Syndrome Connection Self Advocates and Family Members
May 24-28, 2004 Northwest Outdoor Science School Middle School & High School Students
June 12, 2004 ARC of Virginia Peninsula Community Members
June 26, 2004 Oregon School Employees Staff
July 15, 2004 ORPTI Board Meeting
July 22, 2004 NDSS Conference Community members
August 20, 2004 NDSC Conference Community members
September 10, 2004 ORPTI Board Meeting
September 21-22, 2004 East Tennessee State University Service Coordinators
September 27-28, 2004 DS Network Families
September 29, 2004 Challenged Family Resource Center Students, teachers
October 9, 2004 DSA of Orange County Sponsors, teachers, families
October 21, 2004 People Who Dare Book Signing
November 5-6, 2004 UCP Parents, community professionals
November 18, 2004 ORPTI Board Meeting

Karen spoke at the following locations in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and is booking conferences for 2008.

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