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Fran Harris to Speak at iMatter Advocacy Conference

Press Release .pdf – (Advocacy, Employment, Accessibility, Disability, Health)

Fran Harris HGTV Host and WNBA Champion to Speak at Advocacy Conference for People with Disabilities

September 14, 2010 (National Distribution)- Community Options, Inc. a national nonprofit organization that has been developing homes and employment for people with disabilities since 1989, will be holding its 5th Annual iMatter Conference on September 27, 2010- September 30, 2010.

The “Advocacy – Connect. Share. Live,” national conference will be taking place at the W Hotel in Dallas. The conference will be the culmination of a years worth of work by parent groups the organization has assembled across the country to increase access and resources for children with disabilities.

On Wednesday, September 29, 2010 from 3:45-4:45 at the W Hotel in Dallas, Fran Harris will be conducting a breakout session for participants of the Advocacy conference.

Fran Harris is America’s No Excuses Coach and recently hosted her own show on HGTV, “Home Rules”. A business & life coach she’s appeared on hundreds of TV and radio shows including CNBC, CNN, FOX Business, TLC, HGTV, The Today Show, Oprah’s Radio Network and many others. A WNBA Champion, she’s also a fitness, lifestyle & teambuilding expert whose clients include Fortune 100 companies, organization and teams worldwide. For more on Fran visit and

“What I love most about Community Options, Inc.’s work is that it focuses on the many wonderful assets of those it serves rather than on any perceived deficits. Now, that’s real empowerment,” says Harris.

For more information about Community Options and the conference, please visit them at or Follow the organization on Facebook, or follow them on Twitter at COINATIONAL.

Press Release .pdf