The Power of the Dream is proud to announce ImaginAbility, a one-day event on adult transition and community living for teens and adults with autism, I/DD, and/or special needs

Self-advocates, families, community members, and professionals are invited to learn, connect, and engage with our speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors. Learn more about our wonderful speakers and breakout sessions by exploring our conference website. We hope to encourage your ability to imagine your future, provide info / resources that will help you access your dreams for your future, and utilize tools and contacts so you can bring your dreams to life!

About Us

The Power of the Dream, Inc. is an organization founded in 2008 by advocates to promote innovation and inclusion in…

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Speakers

We are pleased to be able to provide a wide array of topics thanks to our speakers who are lending…

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Presentations

Our kind speakers have let us share their presentations from this year’s ImaginAbility Conference. Please check the PowerPoints below and…

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Our Speakers

Chris Egan

Executive Director, NC Council on Developmental Disabilities

Keynote Speaker - The State of I/DD in NC Transition Age/Adults with Autism &/or I/DD

Jeff Payne

Director of I/DD Care Coordination, Alliance BHC

Keynote Speaker - The State of I/DD in NC and Alliance Area for Transition Age/Adults with Autism &/or I/DD

Walter Linney

Asst Director of I/DD Care Coordination, Alliance Behavioral Healthcare

Keynote Speaker - The State of I/DD in NC and Alliance Area for Transition Age/Adults with Autism &/or I/DD

Mary Buonfiglio

Deputy Director, North Carolina Supplemental Retirement Plans and North Carolina ABLE Program

General Session Q&A Speaker - NC ABLE Accounts