Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (FL UCEDD) Open House

February 19, 2008

"All individuals with disabilities will have the freedom, responsibility, authority, and support to live self-determined lives." -FCIC Vision

Who Should Attend:Self-Advocates, Families, Educators, Legislators, DD Providers, & the Public are invited!

Date:Saturday, March 1, 2008

Where:University of South Florida, Westside Conference Center (Free Parking.)
Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute
13301 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. Tampa, Florida 33612
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RSVP Deadline
February 15, 2008
Tanisha Dobney Email: tclarke@fmhi.usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-3126 or 1-866-8184797

Agenda

I. Registration
12:00-1:00 - Westside Conference Center E Foyer

II. Florida Center for Inclusive Communities General Session

1:00 -1:45

Florida Center for Inclusive Communities Overview: Marc Tasse, Lise Fox, & Amanda Baker

1:45- 2:00 BREAK

III. Meet The Experts Workshops
These brief presentations will provide success stories and practical information about current issues that have a positive impact in the lives of people with developmental disabilities and their families.

2:00-2:45

  • Inclusion for All: Lise Fox
  • Advocating for Change: Nila Benito & Charm Thometz
  • Implementing Home & Community Positive Behavior Supports: Don Kincaid
  • Discovering Your Personal Genius: Vocational Profiles- Lisa Friedman-Chavez
  • Everyone Can Work: Customized Employment-Lewis Persons & Brenda Clark

2:45-3:15 Networking Session and Refreshments 3:15-4:00

  • Inclusion for All: Lise Fox
  • Advocating for Change: Nila Benito & Charm Thometz
  • Implementing Home & Community Positive Behavior Supports: Don Kincaid
  • Discovering Your Personal Genius: Vocational Profiles- Lisa Friedman-Chavez
  • Everyone Can Work: Customized Employment-Lewis Persons & Brenda Clark

IV. Learn More About Our Projects
Exhibits, resource materials, and staff will be available from our projects such as:

  • Center for Evidence-Based Practice: Young Children with Challenging Behavior
  • Program-Wide Implementation in Early Childhood
  • Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
  • Center for Autism and Related Disabilities
  • Partnerships for Effective Programs for Students with Autism
  • Micro-Enterprise Training and Technical Assistance Project
  • Partners in Transition Training and Technical Assistance Project
  • Supported, Competitive and Integrated Employment Training
  • Positive Behavior Support: Team Training and Technical Assistance
  • Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports
  • Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Behavior Problems: The Prevent-Teach-Reinforce Model
  • Center for Self-Employment of Individuals with Disabilities