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2017 START National Training Institute (NH UCEDD)

Save the Date for the 2017 START National Training Institute (SNTI), the second annual training event offered by the Center for START Services, a non-profit program at UNH/IOD. SNTI was founded in 2016 to promote dialogue and collaboration in our continuous effort to improve practices, service outcomes, and life experiences for individuals with intellectual/developmental disability and co-occurring mental health conditions (IDD/MH).


Now Archived: Substance Abuse in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Traditional chemical dependency models have been less than ideal for those with cognitive impairment and this session will examine why this is, and what is needed to change that. Our participants will help us (through audio/video/stories) describe the key strategies and points discovered in working with this population.


National Center for Cultural Competence Leadership Academy - Application Process is Open

The Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence is excited to offer the first in a series of five Leadership Academies that will be conducted on June 22-25, 2015 in Santa Fe, NM. The Leadership Academy is a collaborative, multi-faceted initiative with a goal to increase the number and capacity of leaders to advance and sustain cultural and linguistic competence and respond to the growing cultural diversity among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the US, its territories, and tribal communities.


Now Archived: ePortfolio Webinar

The Alaska LEND is hosting a webinar on ePortfolios for use in LEND Programs. National ePortfolio expert, Paul Wasko, will present about ePortfolios and how they are being used, with some ideas for LEND programs.
pdf File ePortfolio Webinar Presentation Slides [download]


SENSE Theatre Camp Performance

SENSE Theatre, the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, and the University School of Nashville invite you to a delightful evening of inspired entertainment. Be a part of SENSE Theatre's inaugural Nashville performance as young campers with autism spectrum disorders step into the footlights with youth actors from USN Theatre Guild. As the grand finale to their two-week camp of learning, skill building and friendship, the cast will take you on a whimsical, musical, and lyrical journey in "Bridges." Be there and experience first hand the promise of this special program.
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