CONFERENCES AND WEBINARS
Next Chapter Book Club & Beyond: A conference on literacy for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Join us for the first-ever conference on literacy for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, The Next Chapter Book Club and Beyond. The purpose of this conference is to share insights, experiences, and strategies on literacy and lifelong learning for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
The Symposium on Disability, Technology and Rehabilitation in Low and Middle Income Countries will bring together researchers, clinicians, consumers, consumer led organizations, technology developers and providers, policy makers and other relevant stakeholders who focus on improving and increasing access to technology and rehabilitation products and services with the goal of ensuring full inclusion and participation for people with disabilities in low-resourced communities in low and middle income countries.
The purpose of the EBP Conference conference is to supply professionals who work with individuals with disabilities of all ages with the resources they need to effectively implement evidence-based practice in their respective disciplines.
This annual conference is the premier educational autism event in the area for educators, clinicians, families, researchers, and healthcare professionals hoping to increase their understanding of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The two-day conference addresses a wide range of topics including early identification and intervention, education, employment, behavior, communication, research, social skills, evidence-based interventions and others, across the entire lifespan.
Learn the latest about health care transition without leaving your Center! This conference provides a state-of-the-art update on issues involved in health care transition for youth and young adults with chronic illness and disability and their families from pediatric to adult based services.
Innovative Technology for Students with Intellectual Disability in Postsecondary Education: A Webinar from Think College
The use of new technologies, including mixed-reality environments, may provide an alternate and efficient means of helping students succeed socially in postsecondary education. Learn how these new technologies are being used to transform the learning experiences of students with intellectual disability as they work on social skills such as self-advocacy, collaborative learning, and interviewing.
Join this AAIDD webinar to hear more about a diet and incentive program designed by a multi-disciplinary team at The University of Kansas (KU) including dieticians, exercise physiologists, and behavior analysts. The program was a combination of reduced-calorie packaged meals (PM) and a modified stoplight approach (SLDm) coupled with encouragement to increase walking. The primary objective of this presentation is to share details not likely to see inclusion in formal publications. The presenters have personally served as the interventionists for over 100 of the IDD participants. They intend to offer observations and insights helpful to those who may be considering interventions.
The Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire will host the 14th Annual Autism Summer Institute August 6-8, 2012, at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord.
The Summer Institute Brochure [download]
This continuing education program focuses on the improvement of maternal and infant health through the delivery of risk-appropriate high-quality nutrition services. It is designed for dietitians, nutritionists, certified nurse midwives, registered nurses and nurse practitioners, physicians and public health professionals who serve preconceptual, pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women.
Beyond Inclusion: Improving Outcomes for Students with Disabilities. Tools and Strategies for Including Diverse Learners
For professionals, administrators and teachers in Philadelphia schools and surrounding areas, school community members and parents. Welcoming experts in the field to present their perspective on this year's focus, positive behavioral supports.
The 28th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity (Pac Rim) will bring together a diverse international gathering of academics, community leaders, self-advocates, specialists and officials to Honolulu, Hawaii on March 26-27, 2012.
The Pacific Rim International Forum, a Pacific Rim International Conference pre-event, highlights the potential to transform lives and communities through the theoretical and practical application of human rights norms and standards.
This workshop will demonstrate the top 10 iPad applications that support reading, writing, and communication; the Livescribe Pen; and software that makes reading and writing easier for all. In addition, an assortment of 25 other devices, tips, and tricks will also be shared.
Learn about the potential applications of social media within the MCH community. An overview of online collaborative work and meeting space applications will be provided for fostering effective partnership with your colleagues at a distance. This presentation will enable you to better communicate and connect with your partners, stakeholders and community.