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About DEC2024

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Early Bird 2 Registration ends July 23rd, 2024,
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Division for Early Childhood's 40th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities and Their Families will focus on The Future of Inclusive Practices: Creating Equitable Access, Participation, and Supports.

Join us this year for three days (plus optional pre-conference workshops!) packed with sessions presented by experts in the field and opportunities to connect with fellow attendees who are passionate about early childhood, early intervention, and early childhood special education. DEC attendees include practitioners, researchers, family members, students, and professionals from around the globe. 

WHEN Tuesday, September 17th through Friday, September 20th, 2024

WHERE Hilton Riverside New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana 

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Conference Schedule

Access the Schedule-At-A-Glance and Conference Sessions using the links below. This year's full schedule is available on Sched (the DEC2024 conference app).

Sponsors

DEC YEAR-ROUND SPONSORS

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GoManda
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SILVER SPONSORS

Pathways Early Autism Intervention
Public Consulting Group
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Center for Parent Information & Resources

Interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibiting at DEC2024? Register here.

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Portland, Oregon

SAVE THE DATE

#DEC2025 will take place in Portland, Oregon 

Tuesday, October 7th - Friday, October 10th, 2025

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