2017 Conference- Seattle, Washington

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2017 General & Special Education Conference- Seattle

March 8, 9, & 10, 2017

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Conference Location

Washington State Convention Center -“The Conference Center” Building

801 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101


Hotel Room Blocks

All discount hotel rooms are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Homewood Suites by Hilton: A block of studio and one bedroom suites have been reserved with queen or king bed and pullout sofa as 2nd bed for $189 per night single or double occupancy +tax; triple rate is $199 per night; quad rate is $209 per night.  Suites offer fully equipped kitchens (full-size refrigerator, stovetop, microwave, dishwasher, coffeemaker, plates and utensils) and a separate living and sleeping areas.  This hotel is 2 blocks from the conference center.  Hot breakfast (M-Sun) and light dinner and drinks (M-Thur) included.  Rooms must be booked at the Homewood Suites by February 7th, 2017 to receive the discounted rate.  This is an excellent hotel choice if you are sharing a room or if you need extra space! Update: 1/20/17-only a few rooms available at this rate. The Paramount still has rooms available. See below.

Homewood Suites by Hilton
1011 Pike Street
Seattle, WA  98101
phone: (206) 682-8282   fax: (206) 682-5315
If booking by phone, mention “Rehab Seminars” (Group CODE: RS3) to get the discount
or click below to book online

Book Hotel Room-HOMEWOOD SUITES

or cut and paste this link to the Homewood Suites Hilton: https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/hw/reservation/book.htm?inputModule=HOTEL&ctyhocn=SEAHMHW&spec_plan=CHWRS3&arrival=20170307&departure=20170310&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT


Paramount Hotel:  A second group block of hotel rooms has been established at the Paramount Hotel, located one block for the conference center.  Rooms are available for $179 = tax for single or double occupancy.  A swift one-block from the Washington State Convention Center and a quick 5 minutes to Pike Place Market, the Paramount Hotel combines a superb location, award-winning service and relaxed accommodations to ensure your stay is full of simple luxury.

The Paramount Hotel
724 Pine Street- Seattle, WA
phone: 206-292-9500
Group Name: General & Special Education Conference

Click the button below to book your room at the Paramount Hotel:

Book Hotel Room-Paramount

or cut and paste this link to the Paramount Hotel: http://ussea.webhotel.microsdc.us/bp/search_rooms.jsp?groupCode=170307GSEC/


Sheraton Hotel: Sold Out! 



Attend one, two or all three days of the conference.

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Concurrent Full-Day Courses and
Distinguished Faculty

 

Day ONE: Wednesday March 8, 2017                             8:00 AM-4:00 PM

Learning Disabilities-  Pre-K – 12th Grade
Course #1- A Neuropsychological Approach for Identifying and Remediating Specific Learning Disorders by Steven G. Feifer, DEd, ABSNP, Monocacy Neurodevelopmental Center  and Jack A. Naglieri, PhD, University of Virginia
LAMP Training-  Pre-K-12th Grade
Course #2- Language Acquisition Through Motor
Planning (LAMP) by Christine E. Grubbs, MS, CCC-SLP, The Center for AAC & Autism, Wooster, Ohio
Executive Function & Behavior-  Pre-K-12th Grade
Course #3- Interventions for Executive Function
Difficulties: Changing the Brain to Change Behavior by George McCloskey, PhD, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Behavior Management-  Pre-K-4th Grade
Course #4- Building Blocks to Behavior Management: Creating a Positive Classroom Environment by Ilene Schwartz, PhD, University of Washington, and guest speakers Kathleen Peterson and Shelley Huntington, University of Washington
Childhood Anxiety-  Pre-K-6th Grade
Course #5- Childhood Function and Anxiety: A Holistic Model of Function, Prevention and Intervention by Bek Wiltbank, MOTR/L, Occupational Therapist, Consultant, Bothell, WA

Autism-  Pre-K-21 years
Course #6- Using “Cheat Sheets” to Promote Independence for Students with Autism by Patrick Mulick, MS, BCBA, Consultant, Renton, WA

Conflict Resolution in Middle & High School-  6-12 Grade
Course #7- Encouraging Positive Behaviors: Strategies to Resolve Conflicts for Middle and High School Students by Nancy M. Kaplan, MSW, LICSW and Deanna Morris, MSW, Conflict Resolution Unlimited Institute, Freeland, WA
Functional Skills – Severe Disabilities-  Birth-21 years
Course #8- Implementing the MOVE Program in a
Variety of Environments to Improve Functional Skills by Julie Sues Delaney, PT, MOVE International, Bakersfield, CA

Day TWO: Thursday March 9, 2017                             8:00AM to 4:00PM

Explicit Instruction-Day One-  K-12th Grade
Course #9- Explicit Instruction: Effective and Efficient Teaching to Promote Achievement for All Students, Grade Levels and Content Areas by Charles A. Hughes, PhD, Pennsylvania State University (day 1 of this 2 day course)
Emotional Disorders-  Pre-K – 12th Grade
Course #10- The Neuropsychology of Emotional Disorders: A Framework for Effective Interventions by Steven G. Feifer, DEd, ABSNP, Monocacy Neurodevelopmental Center, Frederick, MD
Math-  Grades 6th-9th
Course #11- Reasoning and Sense Making with Rational Numbers in Grades 6-9 by Paul Agranoff, MA, Creative Mathematics, Arcata, CA
Executive Function-  Pre-K-12th Grade
Course #12- Assessing Students’ Use and Disuse of Executive Functions by George McCloskey, PhD, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Behaviors Associated with Disabilities-  K-10th Grade
Course #13- Is It Disability Behavior or Just Distruptive Behavior?
by Rebecca A. Moyes, MEd, Grade Point Resources, Leechburg, PA
Apraxia of Speech- DTTC-  Birth- 10th Grade
Course #14- Management of Childhood Apraxia of Speech Using Dynamic Tactile & Temporal Cueing by Edythe Strand, PhD, CCC-SLP, Mayo Clinic (day 1 of this 2 day course)
Biliteracy Instruction-  K-4th Grade
Course #15- Literacy Squared®: Biliteracy Instruction for Emerging Bilingual Students by Adriana Alvarez, MEd, University of Colorado, Boulder (day 1 of this 2 day course)
Neurocognitive Processes-  Pre-K-12th Grade
Course #16- Think Smart: Using Mindsets and Metacognition for Student Success by Jack A. Naglieri, PhD, University of Virginia and Kathleen Kryza, MA, Infinite Horizons, Great Falls, VA (day 1 of this 2 day course)

Day THREE: Friday March 10, 2017                                  8:AM to 4:00PM

Explicit Instruction-Day Two-  K-12th Grade
Course #17- Explicit Instruction: Effective and Efficient Teaching to Promote Achievement for All Students, Grade Levels and Content Areas by Charles A. Hughes, PhD, Pennsylvania State University (day 2 of this 2 day course)
Math-  K-6th Grade
Course #18- Effective Math Tools for the Common Core Standards by Cheryl Henjum, MA, Creative Mathematics, Arcata, CA
Autism-Social Skills-  K-10th Grade
Course #19- Teaching Social Skills: Evidenced-Based Strategies for School Age Children with Autism by Rebecca A. Moyes, MEd, Grade Point Resources, Leechburg, PA
Behavior Management-  K-10th Grade
Course #20- The Behavior Code: Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students by Nancy Rappaport, MD, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge Health Alliance
Executive Function-Reading, Writing & Math-  Pre-K-12th Grade
Course #21- The Role of Executive Functions in Reading, Writing and Math: Assessment and Intervention Strategies by George McCloskey, PhD, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Apraxia of Speech- DTTC-  Birth- 10th Grade
Course #22- Management of Childhood Apraxia of Speech Using Dynamic Tactile & Temporal Cueing by Edythe Strand, PhD, CCC-SLP, Mayo Clinic (day 2 of this 2 day course)
Biliteracy Instruction-  K-4th Grade
Course #23-Literacy Squared®: Biliteracy Instruction for Emerging Bilingual Students by Adriana Alvarez, MEd, University of Colorado, Boulder (day 2 of this 2 day course)
Neurocognitive Processes-  Pre-K-12th Grade
Course #24- Think Smart: Using Mindsets and Metacognition for Student Success by Jack A. Naglieri, PhD, University of Virginia and Kathleen Kryza, MA, Infinite Horizons, Great Falls, VA (day 2)