WORKSHOP

REIMAGINING FAMILY LIFE

wITH DISABILITY

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ENVISION & WORK TOWARD

A GOOD FUTURE

FOR YOUR FAMILY

Do you ever feel alone as a parent of a child with a disability? Do you worry that you’re not doing enough? Do you wonder whether a good future is possible? This four-session workshop offers families affected by disability a way to envision and work toward a good future.

Choose the format that works for you!

  • Workshop (live, virtual)
  • Online Course (self-paced)
  • Video Teaching (local group use)
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Workshop Options

Choose the format that works best for you! Each option includes a workbook download, which walks you through the teaching sessions and provides reflection questions and action steps. Registration will open soon.

workshop
[4-WEEKs, LIVE, VIRTUAL]

  • Cost: $59 per person/couple
  • Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m. ET
    Fall 2024: 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9
  • Instructor: Live teaching with Amy Julia Becker
  • Q & A: Opportunities to ask your questions live during the sessions or you can send in questions ahead of time
  • Workbook download
  • Session recordings
  • An opportunity to schedule 1:1 coaching with Amy Julia

Online course
[Self-paced]

  • Cost: $29 per person/couple
    (this discounted price is available for a limited time)
  • 4 Sessions:
    Go through the material at a time and pace convenient for you
  • Instruction: 2 hours of recorded teaching from Amy Julia divided into short segments
  • Workbook download
  • Easy-to-Access format
  • Return to the course as often as you want

Video teaching
[groups]

  • Group Size:
    for local groups of 5 or more participants
  • 4 Sessions: Recorded teaching from Amy Julia (30 minutes each)
  • Online Course access for each participant
  • Workbook download for each participant
  • Benefits:
    built-in accountability; reflect with others, ask questions, and discuss your experience; local community of support; feedback as you begin to put these lessons into practice

“This workshop has been so transformational for me and my family. I wish that we had encountered this information so much earlier in our journey with disability. It is truly reshaping how I think about disability and more importantly, how I relate to and love my child.”
-Workshop Participant

BY THE END OF THIS WORKSHOP, YOU’LL WALK AWAY WITH:

✔️a new mindset toward disability
✔️a larger network of support and care
✔️
a plan for taking manageable steps toward a good future

Have questions? You can ask them here.

Amy Julia, a white woman wearing a blue shirt, stands outside with arms crossed. She is smiling at the camera.

Meet

YOUR INSTRUCTOR: Amy Julia Becker

When our daughter Penny was born and diagnosed with Down syndrome, our imagination was shaped solely by fear. But over the past eighteen years, through other parents, doctors, therapists, friends, and our faith, our imagination has instead been shaped by possibility. I want to share what I’ve learned with you!

I help people reimagine the good life through my writing and speaking on disability, faith, and culture. I’m the author of four books, a guest opinion writer for national publications, and the host of the Reimagining the Good Life podcast. I love connecting with other families affected by disability and am excited to walk toward possibility together with you.

“I am so delighted to be participating in your workshop. I feel like I spend a lot of time worrying about whether or not I am doing enough for my daughter and feeling inadequate in the face of her needs. Somehow, widening the lens to consider the underpinnings of how I have come to perceive disability felt expansive.”
-Workshop Participant

Workshop Sessions

Week 1

Reimagining Disability

WEEK 2

Changing the Mindset About Disability

WEEK 3

Building a Team of Support

WEEK 4

Taking Steps Toward a Good Future

Discover

More from me

I give interviews, speak, and write about how we envision and work toward a good future for our family. If you want to learn more before you register, here are some great places to start!

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FAQs

Most frequent questions and answers

Two of the formats—the live workshop and the online course—are online only. We envision that those who use the group format will meet in person locally. Each group facilitator has the freedom to decide when and where to meet. (Stay tuned for the possibility of in-person workshops WITH Amy Julia in the future!)

Live virtual workshop: live with Amy Julia

Online course: prerecorded

Group use: prerecorded

The online course format is great for you! You’ll receive the same teaching content in an easy-to-access format. Go through the course at your own pace and return to the content as often as you like.

The workbook download is a comprehensive resource that is designed for participants to take notes and follow along with each week’s teaching. It also will prompt reflection on the teaching and provide a space for articulating practical steps toward a purposeful, joyful, connected future. 

You will have opportunities to ask questions live during the session. You can also submit questions ahead of time via this contact form

Each session of the live workshop will have opportunities for you to ask questions, but you can participate as much or as little as you feel comfortable.

Each session of the live workshop will be recorded, and you will receive a link to the recording within 24 hours of the live session.