Mailman Center for Child Development (FL LEND/UCEDD) Co-Hosts Virtual Innovation & Connection Conference

December 14, 2020

The University of Miami (UM) Mailman Center for Child Development, in partnership with UM Center for Autism and Related Disorders co-hosted its bi-annual Innovation and Connection conference, Coaching Teachers and Parents: How and Why it Works, on October 19th, 2020. More than 90 administrators, educators, speech-language pathologists and mental health workers attended the virtual event. Our keynote speaker, Dr. Patricia Snyder, Distinguished Professor at the University of Florida, presented on the implementation of evidenced-based coaching strategies to support practice change in early childhood development. The afternoon sessions featured guest speakers who presented on various coaching models such as practice-based coaching, parent child interaction therapy, and LOOK, an early childhood mental health consultation model.

This conference has been archived and can be accessed through the Mailman Center for Child Development Online Learning Community at: