Other National Events Listed in Past Issues
Safe and Healthy Learners Conference: Making Connections: Integrated Strategies for Supporting Youth
November 8, 2006 - November 9, 2006
St. Cloud, MN
This conference, presented by the Minnesota Department of Education, will provide participants with the most accurate, up-to-date information about programs and strategies that identify assets, strengths, and resiliency factors for providing a solid foundation for success of the “whole child”. Anyone who works with children is invited to attend.
9th Annual Accessing Higher Ground Conference: Accessible Media, Web and Technology
November 7, 2006 - November 10, 2006
This conference will focus on the implementation and benefits of assistive technology in the college/university setting for people with sensory, physical, and learning disabilities. Other topics will include legal and policy issues (including ADA and 508 compliance) and making campus media and information resources (including Web pages and library resources) accessible. Individuals who design or provide accessible Web, media, and information resources and technology in the academic or business environment—including Web designers, assistive technologists, persons with disabilities, disability specialists, faculty, media specialists, and programmers—are encouraged to attend. Presented by Disability Services at the University of Colorado-Boulder.
Differentiation and the Brain-Friendly Classroom
November 5, 2006 - November 8, 2006
San Antonio, TX
Participants in this workshop will increase their knowledge of differentiation and brain-compatible instruction. Sessions will focus on improving student achievement toward meeting or exceeding state-mandated standards and the requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act with special emphasis on the core areas of reading, writing, and math. Presenters will include Carolyn Chapman, David Hyerle, Kathie Nunley, David A. Sousa, Marcia L. Tate, and Donna Walker Tileston. Sponsored by Corwin Press and Teacher’s Workshop. Workshop brochure available in PDF (6 pages, 490 KB).
Independence Beyond Borders: A Teleconference for Parents of Children with Disabilities and Youth Influencers
November 3, 2006
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (Eastern)
If you are the parent of or work with youth with disabilities, The National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange invites you to participate in this free teleconference to learn how international exchange can be part of youth with disabilities’ life experiences. Presenters will include two people with disabilities who have been abroad, a parent of a young woman with multiple disabilities who has been abroad, and a professional in the transition field.
Chronic Illness and Disability: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-Based Care
November 2, 2006 - November 3, 2006
There is a great need on the part of youth and young adults with chronic illness and/or disability, their families, and their healthcare providers to improve the transition from pediatric to adult-based medical services. At this conference, presented by the Baylor College of Medicine, leading experts in the field will discuss the current state of transition from pediatric to adult-based care, highlighting barriers and proposing solutions to providing this care.
Understanding IDEA 2004 Regulations
October 31, 2006 - December 7, 2006
No Location Specified
Special and general educators, administrators, researchers, and consultants are invited to attend these workshops on IDEA 2004, presented by the Council for Exceptional Children. Participants will learn what the regulations say and what they need to do about: highly qualified teachers, identifying students with disabilities, procedural safeguards, IEP and paperwork reduction, monitoring enforcement, reducing disproportionate representation, response to intervention, early intervening, NCLB assessment and accountability, discipline, and more.
October 31, 2006: Orlando, FL
November 6, 2006: Colorado Springs, CO
November 8, 2006: Garden Grove, CA
November 17, 2006: Dallas, TX
November 28, 2006: Seattle, WA
December 1, 2006: Boston, MA
December 4, 2006: Chicago, IL
December 6, 2006: Philadelphia, PA
December 7, 2006: Washington, DC
Registration form available in PDF (2 pages, 104 KB). Online IDEA 2004 seminars to be announced at a later date.
“It’s My Life” Conference
October 29, 2006 - October 31, 2006
Casey Family Programs’ national conference embodies the seven domains of Casey’s “It’s My Life” framework and showcases innovative programs and practices. This year’s conference will focus on education, employment, and mental health--all very important to youth transitioning out of care. Youth, alumni of care, and child welfare professionals are encouraged to attend.
Hard-Wiring Inclusion: A Conference about Building an Accessible Information and Communications Technology World
October 26, 2006 - October 27, 2006
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
This conference will bring together disability advocates, designers, product developers, manufacturers and service providers, policymakers, and researchers to share knowledge about accessible/inclusive information and communications technology (ICT) and develop strategies to mobilize that knowledge into action and change. Conference topics will include findings of disability and information technologies research, strategies for encouraging the development of accessible/inclusive ICTs, business benefits of designing accessible mainstream technologies, finding common ground between human rights and business bottom lines, and tools for engaging communities in accessible/inclusive ICTs. Sponsored by the Disability and Information Technologies Research Alliance, a Canadian organization.
10th Annual Healthy Communities-Healthy Youth Conference: Asset Building Comes of Age: Transforming Society with Youth
October 26, 2006 - October 28, 2006
The Search Institute’s annual conference brings together youth and adults who share a common goal: to work together to create healthy communities for children and youth through asset building. Conference participants will learn with and from other asset builders, make beneficial personal and professional connections, and renew their commitment to asset building. Session tracks will include Transforming Society with Youth by 1) Engaging Adults, 2) Mobilizing Young People, 3) Engaging Sectors, 4) Invigorating Programs, and 5) Influencing Civic Decisions, as well as Understanding and Leading Asset Building as Complex Change.
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October 24, 2006
This conference will include presentations by scientists, disability leaders, government officials, and business executives; an overview of cognitive technologies research; and addresses by distinguished speakers including Temple Grandin and Michael Wehmeyer. Sponsored by the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, University of Colorado.
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