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Showing Results 1 - 23 of 23
Date(s): 6/14/2017 - 6/16/2017
Description: The Virginia Department of Education’s I’m Determined project, in conjunction with the Partnership for People with Disabilities, invites applications for sponsorship to the 11th Annual I’m Determined Youth and Parent Summit at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Youth with disabilities from across the Commonwealth will meet to identify ways to become better advocates and lead more self-determined lives. The selected individuals and a parent/guardian will receive...
Date(s): 7/19/2017 - 7/21/2017
Description: Creating Connections to Shining Stars (CCSS) is a collaborative effort between many state agencies and early childhood programs in Virginia. The conference will focus on promoting and supporting the implementation of evidence-based practices in inclusive settings for young children, both with and without disabilities.   Submit your proposal by February 1, 2017. Who Should Attend? Early Intervention Providers, Early Childhood Educators, Related Service Providers, Early Childhood Special...
Date(s): 1/11/2017 3:00 PM - 1/11/2017 3:45 PM, 1/18/2017 3:00 PM - 1/18/2017 3:45 PM, 1/25/2017 3:00 PM - 1/25/2017 3:45 PM, 2/1/2017 3:00 PM - 2/1/2017 3:45 PM, 2/8/2017 3:00 PM - 2/8/2017 3:45 PM, 2/15/2017 3:00 PM - 2/15/2017 3:45 PM, 2/22/2017 3:00 PM - 1/25/2017 3:45 PM
Description: The Virginia Association of Centers for Independent Living (VACIL) will hold weekly webinars to discuss state legislation addressing disability issues. The webinars will be held on Wednesdays at 3:00pm. Each webinar is expected to be 15-45 minutes. Disability organizations are invited to provide information on the issues they are working. Please register to participate in the webinars. The first webinar on January 11 will include a review of the legislative process, including how the state...
Date(s): 2/23/2017 12:00 PM - 2/23/2017 1:00 PM, 2/23/2017 3:00 PM - 2/23/2017 4:00 PM
Description: Do you know if your web sites and online learning management systems are accessible to students, teachers and parents who have disabilities? This session will discuss what web accessibility means and provide information about federal and state accessibility guidelines school systems are required to meet. Examples of common accessibility issues encountered by school district web sites and learning management systems like Blackboard, will be highlighted. Experience what your web site might look...
Date(s): 3/1/2017 - 3/4/2017
Description: APBS Conference participants will be able to: Gain an understanding of research-based strategies that combine applied behavior analysis and biomedical science with person-centered values and systems change to increase quality of life and decrease problem behavior; Identify practical applications of positive behavior support in a variety of places including schools, early childhood, mental health, child welfare settings, and in organizations that provide services to adults with intellectual or...
Date(s): 3/2/2017 7:00 PM - 3/2/2017 8:30 PM
Description: Families formed by foster care, adoption and kinship care face many challenges as the youth in their care approach legal adulthood. Trusts expert Tia Marsili will review options for supported decision making and guardianship arrangements. She will also detail long range financial planning strategies including special needs trusts. While the discussion will focus on the needs of formed families, the webinar is open to all interested participants.
Date(s): 3/6/2017 7:00 PM - 3/6/2017 8:30 PM
Description: Times are a'changing! Marianne Moore, Transition Specialist in the Office of Special Education Program Improvement at the Virginia Department of Education, will update families about Virginia's high school graduation requirements. Get the latest about credit accommodations and the new applied studies diploma. Students with disabilities and their families will learn how course selection and IEP team decisions about assessments in middle and high school can impact a student's diploma options....
Date(s): 3/8/2017 12:00 PM - 3/8/2017 1:30 PM
Description: Please join the Arc of Northern Virginia on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 12-1:30 p.m. for a safety and justice for people with developmental disabilities panel, to be held live in-person and via webinar.  Presenters will talk about how to make a safety plan to prevent your loved one with a disability from having negative interactions with first responders, as well a discussion on what to do if your loved one does have an experience with law enforcement. There is a live webinar or an...
Date(s): 3/10/2017 7:30 AM - 3/10/2017 2:00 PM, 3/11/2017 7:30 AM - 3/11/2017 4:00 PM
Description: Friday, March 10 Pre-conference Workshop: Enhancing Clinical Practice (for health care professionals seeking advanced brain injury practice knowledge) Saturday, March 11 Annual Brain Injury Conference Conference Highlights Featured presenter: Stephanie A. Kolakowsky-Hayner, PhD, Brain Trauma Foundation Pre-conference workshop for professionals featuring advanced clinical sessions Networking luncheon Dedicated exhibit times Nationally known presenters and trending topics Introductory,...
Date(s): 3/15/2017 4:00 PM - 3/15/2017 6:00 PM, 3/16/2017 8:00 AM - 3/16/2017 11:00 PM, 3/17/2017 8:00 AM - 3/17/2017 3:15 PM
Description: SUMMIT ATTENDEES WILL Understand how to conquer demographic and socioeconomic challenges Learn how to implement the Five Principles of Family Engagement Discover solutions to support equity and diversity Acquire techniques to impact school reform, climate and culture Gain Strategies to support ESSA Family Engagement requirements PRICING Pre-Early Bird Registration Fee: $475.00, receive 10% off the Early Bird Registration Fee if you register and pay by September 30, 2016. Early Bird...
Date(s): 3/15/2017 7:00 PM - 3/15/2017 8:30 PM
Description: Parents and caregivers of youth with disabilities face many challenges when helping their students prepare for adulthood and entering the workforce. Jean Steveson, Director of Transition Services with the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services, will explain the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) and how it relates to students with disabilities. She will focus in particular on the Pre-Employment Transition Services (PreETS) available for teenagers who are DARS clients....
Date(s): 3/18/2017 8:30 AM - 3/18/2017 4:30 PM
Description: Institutes for Early Care Professionals Who Serve Infants and Toddlers! These exciting professional development institutes will focus on celebrating child care professionals and renewing their passion to make a difference in the lives of infants and toddlers.  Workshop sessions will provide information and strategies on how to manage stress and practical ways to promote self care. Working lunch will be provided.
Date(s): 3/20/2017 8:00 AM - 3/21/2017 3:30 PM
Description: If you are a special education teacher, speech & language pathologist, OT, social worker, psychiatrist, psychologist, nurse, nurse practitioner, counselor, administrator, regular education teacher, paraprofessional, or parent this conference is for you! Join us to learn the latest strategies and interventions for teachers that can be used in the classroom immediately.   **** Regular-education teachers (as well as special education teachers and support staff) will find the information...
Date(s): 3/22/2017 8:00 AM - 3/22/2017 5:00 PM
Description: SUCCESSFUL RELATIONSHIPS: MAKING HEADWAY & HEARTWAY IN INFANT AND EARLY CHILDHOOD MENTAL HEALTH Keynotes: Walter Gilliam Ph.D., Yale University, Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy to speak about his research through Yale on Preschool Expulsion revealing that preschoolers are expelled at 3x the rate of K-12 students and about his latest research on "Implicit Biases in Early Childhood Settings." Gerard Costa, Ph.D., Montclair State University, Center for Autism and...
Date(s): 3/22/2017 2:00 PM - 3/22/2017 3:30 PM
Description: n a time where there seems to be many negative messages in the media and beyond, we in early childhood programs experience the effects on young children.  This webinar, presented by Jacky Howell, will share a variety of ideas and strategies to use in your programs that embrace a culture of acceptance and kindness. Objectives: Description and examples will be given defining a classroom that embraces a culture of acceptance and kindness. Concrete strategies and ideas will be shared that...
Date(s): 3/24/2017 - 3/25/2017, 8/25/2017 - 8/26/2017
Description: Padres interesados en el desarrollo de liderazgo, comunicación, relaciones y habilidades para mejorar la vida y apoyos para su hijo, así como otras familias en su área. March 24-25: Northern Virginia Area August 25-26: Richmond Area PEATC’s Training Events are a great opportunity for Virginia Parents, Professionals, and Community Partners to gather, collaborate, grow, and learn together.  These Training Events are FREE, but more importantly, they give participants...
Date(s): 3/24/2017 8:30 AM - 3/24/2017 4:00 PM, 3/25/2017 8:30 AM - 3/25/2017 4:00 PM
Description: The Florida APBS network has been working in conjunction with the Florida Network on Disabilities and the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities to present a PBS Conference event for families and professionals. The Working Together to Support Positive Student Behavior Conference is designed to be accessible for national and international participants via the web.  There is no costand all you need to do is In this conference we will engage in a collaboration between families and educators...
Date(s): 3/25/2017 8:30 AM - 3/25/2017 4:30 PM
Description: Institutes for Early Care Professionals Who Serve Infants and Toddlers! These exciting professional development institutes will focus on celebrating child care professionals and renewing their passion to make a difference in the lives of infants and toddlers.  Workshop sessions will provide information and strategies on how to manage stress and practical ways to promote self care. Working lunch will be provided.
Date(s): 4/11/2017 11:30 AM - 4/12/2017 7:00 PM
Description: Co-sponsored by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), this symposium is for those involved in special education advocacy in Virginia, including parents.
Date(s): 4/22/2017 8:30 AM - 4/22/2017 4:30 PM
Description: Institutes for Early Care Professionals Who Serve Infants and Toddlers! These exciting professional development institutes will focus on celebrating child care professionals and renewing their passion to make a difference in the lives of infants and toddlers.  Workshop sessions will provide information and strategies on how to manage stress and practical ways to promote self care. Working lunch will be provided.
Date(s): 5/3/2017
Description: Topics Include:• Update from the Berlin Consensus Conference on Concussion• Therapeutic Modalities• Orthopedic Injury Rehabilitation• Collecting Patient Outcome • and More! Cost: Free! Category A and EBP CEU’s will be awarded to all attending athletic trainers(pending BOC approval)
Date(s): 5/6/2017 8:30 AM - 5/6/2017 4:30 PM
Description: Institutes for Early Care Professionals Who Serve Infants and Toddlers! These exciting professional development institutes will focus on celebrating child care professionals and renewing their passion to make a difference in the lives of infants and toddlers.  Workshop sessions will provide information and strategies on how to manage stress and practical ways to promote self care. Working lunch will be provided.
Date(s): 12/2/2017
Description: Who Should Attend? Middle and High School Students with Disabilities, Their Families, and Adult Professionals Who Work with Them You can learn about: Options After High School Career Planning Career/ Technical Schools Employment Strategies College Application Process Supports and Resources in College