May 5, 2021—Preconference
May 6 & 7, 2021—Conference and Exhibits
Greater Tacoma Convention Center, Tacoma, WA

Featured Presenters

Bethany Moffi, BA
Mary Beth Moore




Bethany Moffi, BA

Bethany Van Delft Moffi is a comedian, storyteller, emcee, and Parent Advocate who has been active in the special needs community since the birth of her daughter Lulu in 2011. She's completed leadership and advocacy trainings through Mass Families Organizing for Change, Interaction Institute for Social Change, and Federation for Children with Special Needs Parent Consultant Institute. She was awarded the FCSN Patricia Blake Parent Advocacy Award in 2017, given to an individual who exemplifies the belief in the potential of all children with disabilities to achieve, and earned a certificate from the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress in supporting best practices for educating students with intellectual disabilities. She is a regular host for “The MOTH” live events, her Mainstage story sharing her post partem experience after the birth of her first child garnered 15+ million views, and is also included in The MOTH’s 2nd book “All These Wonders”. In the comedy world, Bethany has performed at the prestigious JFL Festival, SF Sketchfest, All Jane Festival, and on 2 Dope Queens podcast. She was named Boston Magazine “Best Comic 2019”, produces comedy shows in her hometown of Boston, all the while keeping her kids and husband alive, and very not unhappy. She also bakes pretty well.

Look for their presentation(s):
E01: Crafting Slam Styles Stories
KEYFRI: The Importance of Stories in Family Engagement and Advocacy

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Mary Beth Moore

Mary Beth Moore is a mother of four and a professional special education advocate. She gained her passion and knowledge of advocacy while enduring an 18 month battle over access to feeding therapy in schools. In her role as a mom of a special needs child and an advocate, she has become a trusted adviser to parents and professionals alike. Mary Beth and her husband Chris founded White Hawk Advocacy, named after their son Gavin whose name means White Hawk of Battle. They are dedicated to improving the lives of children with disabilities, building strong community connections and supporting schools on the journey to inclusion.

Look for their presentation(s):
A02: The Potential to Be Included
KEYTHU: What to Expect When You Weren't Expecting This

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Contact:


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Conference Coordinator
AC Consulting
Stanwood, WA 98292
Email: amandacardwell@frontier.com

Mike Stewart
Conference Administrator
Boyer Children's Clinic
1850 Boyer Avenue E.
Seattle, WA 98112
Email: info@boyercc.org



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