I am pleased to welcome you to Valparaiso University for the 2013 Spring Conference of the Indiana
chapter of AHEAD. Valparaiso University is a Lutheran-based institution with a student population of
approximately 3500 undergraduates and graduates. The Valparaiso School of Law complements our
campus with its 500+ students. We are situated in Northwest Indiana, about an hour from downtown
We have a dynamic program planned for this conference. Informative and significant topics will be
covered through guest speakers along with peer presentations and group discussions. You will enjoy
exploring ideas, techniques, and tools as we support each other in our shared goal of meeting the needs of
students with disabilities in higher education.
The Spring Conference will begin at noon on Thursday, March 28th and will conclude at noon on Friday, March 29th. This website will provide the necessary information for attending and enjoying the
conference. Please join us in Valparaiso for 24 hours packed full of opportunities to learn and visit with
new and old friends! The Registration Form can be found on this website, with guidelines for completing
and submitting it. We hope to hear from you soon!
Sherry DeMik, President
Indiana AHEAD, Director
Disability Support Services at Valparaiso University