"Survivor" Favorite Opens Law and Health Disability Conference
"America's Favorite Survivor" gave introductory remarks during the opening session of the Fifth Annual Conference on Health, Disability, and the Law on Friday, June 8 at IU School of Law-Indianapolis. Video clips and photos from the conference are available on the Riley Child Development Center web site.
This year's conference, titled "From Policy to the Classroom: Practical Strategies for Behavior Management and Compliance Issues," took place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 8, 2007, at the law school building, 530 W. New York Street. The event was co-sponsored by the Hall Center for Law and Health, Riley Child Development Center, Indiana Department of Education's Office of Student Services, About Special Kids, and IN SOURCE: Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs.
Rupert Boneham (pictured above), best known for his tactics on the hit reality shows "Survivor: Pearl Islands" and "Survivor: All Stars," spoke in the morning session preceding the keynote address.
"Survivor" viewers voted Boneham "America's Favorite Survivor," awarding him a $1 million prize. Boneham used part of those winnings to start Rubert's Kids, a nonprofit organization to help children at risk.
Elaine Alfano, a policy analyst with the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law delivered the keynote address at the conference co-sponsored by the William S. and Christine S. Hall Center for Law and Health, an IU School of Law-Indianapolis program.
Lawyers, physicians, social workers, educator and others who wanted to learn more about children with special needs attended this event. For additional information, call (317) 274-1951 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download the brochure for the conference.