Monday, February 28, 2011
Friday, February 25, 2011
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Got a student transitioning into adulthood who is looking for a job? Project|SEARCH Indiana may be able to help. Project|SEARCH provides transition-age students with quality internship experiences in preparation for competitive employment. Students chosen to participate in this project are those with severe disabilities who experience the most obstacles to successful employment.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
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Monday, February 21, 2011
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Registration rates for the 24th Annual Children’s Mental Health Research & Policy Conference include participation in the plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, poster presentations, and networking luncheon along with all conference materials.
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In his 20-plus years with Harlem Children’s Zone, Inc., Geoffrey Canada has become nationally recognized for his pioneering work helping children and families in Harlem and as a passionate advocate for education reform.
To register and for more information, go to: http://cmhtampaconference.usf.edu/home/registration/
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Monday, February 14, 2011
Family members, educators, and others interested in understanding more about Indiana’s special education law are invited to a full-day conference on Monday, March 21 titled Indiana Special Education Law Working for You – A Toolkit for Success to be held at the IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd., Room 450, Indianapolis.
Sponsored by the Riley Child Development Center and the Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center of Riley Hospital for Children, and supported by the Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities, speakers will provide an overview of Indiana’s Article 7 special education law in the morning and how to use it, while breakout sessions in the afternoon will cover topics such as behavior strategies, case conference preparation, transition IEPs, social skills, discipline, IEP tools and post-secondary planning. Participants will leave with information to address current challenges related to special education law in Indiana.
The Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities is providing 50 full scholarships to family members of Indiana students with disabilities to attend the conference. Fees without scholarships are $70 for a family member and $100 for professionals.Full information about the conference schedule and scholarships is available at http://pediatrics.iu.edu/sections-and-faculty/child-development/3rd-annual-indiana-special-education-law . Online registration can be found at http://pediatrics.iu.edu/sections-and-faculty/child-development/3rd-annual-indiana-special-education-law/course-registration. For additional information, contact the Riley Child Development Center at (317) 944-8167 or e-mail Rylin Rodgers at email@example.com.
Thursday, February 10, 2011
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Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Friday, February 4, 2011
The AAIDD 135th Annual Meeting, Inclusive Communities: Pathways to Realizing the Vision, will provide leading practitioners, researchers, teaching faculty, policymakers, funders, and advocates with effective and emerging practices, cutting edge research, and valuable information on important policy initiatives. The conference will feature plenary sessions, panel and poster presentations, interactive cafés, task force and special interest group meetings, and networking events. Pre- and post-conference workshops will address special topics in depth.
For exhibits and sponsorships: http://www.aaidd.org/content_5246.cfm?navID=328
For hotel information: http://www.aaidd.org/content_266.cfm?navID=336
Thursday, February 3, 2011
In addition to overnight accommodations, hotels, motels, and other places of transient lodging offer many different types of amenities, such as swimming pools, fitness facilities, spas, restaurants, and conference rooms.
This session will provide an overview of requirements for transient lodging facilities in the ADA and ABA Accessibility Guidelines, including those that address sleeping rooms, bathrooms, and other spaces and amenities.
Presenters will include Jim Pecht and Earleen Sesker, Accessibility Specialists from the U.S. Access Board. The Webinar is free but registration is required. Visit http://www.accessibilityonline.org (click on the “Registration Information” web link to start the process).
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Thursday – February 10, 2011
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community
2853 E. Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
$40 – Family Members
$75 - Professionals
For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Register online at www.aboutspecialkids.org
Registration for the training will be closed on February 8, 2011