2017 Conference- Seattle, Washington

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2017 General & Special Education Conference- Seattle

March 8, 9, & 10, 2017

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Washington State Convention Center -“The Conference Center” Building

801 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101

We have set up an official group block for this conference at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, located across the street from the conference center. The hotel will provide discounted group rates at the prevailing government per diem.  Government per diem rates for 2017: $167 per night plus tax-Sold Out!  Additional Deluxe Rooms have been added at the discounted rate of $187 + tax per night and are available on a first come, first serve basis. 

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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)