We are delighted to announce our keynote speakers for Beat the Heat 2016.
Thursday, June 30
Dr. Kristin Neff – The Science of Self-Compassion
Be good to yourself! Dr. Kristin Neff will discuss self-compassion. Learn practical strategies for maintaining emotional well-being in a stressful work environment. Find out more about Dr. Neff on her Self-Compassion website.
Friday, July 1
Jesse Trocino – My Life on the Range
Jesse will describe the path he took to achieve his dream of becoming a cowboy. He comes to us from Project SPEAK, a training program for people with developmental disabilities who want to become public speakers.
Sarah Barnes – Meredith & Me
Sarah will speak on the joys, frustrations and sorrows of raising a daughter with intellectual disabilities. For the Austin American Statesman, she writes a column titled “A Different Road” about raising Meredith. Read more about Sarah and Meredith on her website.
Bet you can’t wait to register! Stay tuned, we’re almost there.