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Description: This training is a self-paced online course. The course is provided as a collaboration between the Virginia Commonwealth University Autism Center for Excellence and the Virginia Autism Council. To participate, you need a computer with (preferably high-speed) internet access, Adobe Flash Player software within your browser, and a sound card with speakers in order to listen to the lectures (full text transcripts are provided for all lectures and multimedia). This course is designed for parents and...
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): 5/22/2017
Description: About this course: This course will explore the dynamic factors affecting the health and wellbeing of young people around the world, and how important it is for individuals, communities and nations that we improve the health and life chances of this important population group. In this course we will adopt a life-course framework to take a holistic view of youth health and wellbeing. We will explore changing patterns of adolescent health and development, including why adolescence is starting...
Date(s): 8/22/2017 10:00 AM - 8/22/2017 12:00 PM
Description: The Arc of Northern Virginia will overview the newly redesigned Developmental Disability Waivers including what Waivers offer, how to apply, and waiting list navigation.  The presentation will cover what to do once you have a Waiver and your needs are assessed to qualify you for services.  This presenation will share information about the new CCC Plus Waiver and the move toward managed care in Virginia.    
Date(s): 8/23/2017 2:00 PM - 8/23/2017 3:30 PM
Description: Pedagogical documentation is a complex process that involves observing children, creating documentation and sharing to encourage interpretation and analysis. When there is a steady stream of documentation shared there can be an increase of family engagement. When educators analyze the documentation and the views of others including parents, children, administrators and others, there is potential for authentic emergent curriculum. In this session you will learn: The complexities of pedagogical...
Date(s): 8/23/2017 2:00 PM - 8/23/2017 3:30 PM
Description: Presented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center Cost: FREE Accommodations in higher education can be very different from K-12 and workplace accommodations.  Join us as we explore an overview of what reasonable accommodations look like in higher education and scenarios of a variety of accommodation requests.  In addition, we will go over the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) documentation guidance and talk about reasonable documentation in higher...
Date(s): 8/23/2017 3:00 PM - 8/23/2017 4:30 PM
Description: This is a free webinar, "Ticket to Work and Work Incentives – A Two-Part Series Part 1: Supplemental Security Income (SSI)." During the webinar, they'll talk about Social Security programs and Work Incentives available to people who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. WISE webinars are online events held for people who are age 18 through 64 and receive Social Security Disability benefits. You'll learn about the Ticket to Work Program and available Work Incentives through...
Date(s): 9/7/2017 9:30 AM - 9/7/2017 3:00 PM
Description: Fairfax County Public Libraries Access Services Branch is hosting an Assistive Technology and Disability Resource Fair at the Fairfax County Government Center.  Keynote speaker, Karen Keninger, director of the “National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped” will kick off the fair in the morning. In addition to meeting representatives from county organizations and companies that assist the low vision and disability communities, attendees can take advantage of...
Date(s): 9/27/2017 2:00 PM - 9/27/2017 3:30 PM
Description: Harsh immigration policies undermine the safety, health, and overall development of young children in immigrant families, the vast majority of whom are U.S. citizens. New and proposed immigration policies—including increased immigration enforcement actions–have threatened the well-being of millions of children, threatening to separate them from their parents and to cut them off from critical health and nutrition assistance. This power webinar, presented by Wendy Cervantes, Dr....
Date(s): 10/27/2017
Description: The Journey Conference is an annual conference hosted by Brain Injury Services for survivors, family members, and professionals in the brain injury community. At the conference, you'll attend sessions where local experts in the field of rehabilitation discuss practical strategies survivors can use in real life. Attending Journey is a great way for you to connect with other survivors and be educated on community resources available to you and your...
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