Welcome & Opening Remarks / Keynote Presentation: There is No Future in Giving Up

Timeslot: Tuesday, October 10, 2023 - 10:00 AM to 11:10 AM
Session Type: Keynote Session


Amberley shares an inspirational message about her life journey before and after a tragic accident, leaving her paralyzed from the waist down. Her goals in physical therapy were “Walk, Ride, Rodeo.” Her message of faith and determination will open your heart to the possibilities of happiness regardless of your life situation while motivating you to set goals to overcome the challenges thrown in your path.

Learning Outcomes

  • Utilize skills shared to support and educate clients to develop mechanisms to self-advocate and overcome life challenges  

  • Recognize the relationships between the challenges inherent in each of us and the importance of preparing, planning, and acting to develop tools to master them

  • Define goal setting and discuss the importance of practicing the skill especially as pertaining to future work learning