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The 2020 General & Special Education Conferences

Orlando, FL
February 12, 13 & 14, 2020

Seattle, WA
March 4, 5 & 6, 2020

San Diego, CA
May 13, 14 and 15, 2020

 

Conference speakers and details for the 2020 event coming soon!

 

 

 

 

 The 2019 General & Special Education Conference
San Diego, CA

May 8, 9, 10, 2019

(Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

Register -San Diego 

Volunteer Positions are currently available.  Call 360-379-6994 to volunteer.

Town & Country Resort and Conference Center-Mission District

For directions to the Town & Country Resort, click below:

Directions Town & Country

Update: March 27, 2019-The Town & Country Resort only has a few hotel rooms left.  Book NOW to get your discounted room rate.

Book a Hotel Room at the Town & Country Resort

Book Hotel – San Diego

 Mention the group “2019 General & Special Education Conference” to received the hotel room group discount ($167 per night plus taxes for single and double occupancy; $197 for triple occupancy, and $217 for quad occupancy) at the Town & Country Resort where the conference takes place.  Call the hotel reservation desk at 1-800-772-8527 or book online.   Book by April 19, 2019 to receive the discounted room rate.  Rooms are offered on a first come, first serve basis.  To book your hotel room online, go to: https://book.passkey.com/e/49706446

Additional Hotel Rooms

If you are unable to book at room at the Town & Country Resort because they are sold out, we have added a second hotel room block at the Handlery Hotel San Diego located at:  950 Hotel Circle North | San Diego, CA 92108 (walking distance to the Town & Country Resort-Shuttle services to the Town & Country also provided).

The rate is $167 per night + taxes – based on availability-Overnight parking is $15 per night.

Guests can make reservations through our Hotel Reservations Office at 619-298-0511 or 800-676-6567.  Guests must refer to the group name of Rehab Seminars-General and Special Education Conference to book the group rate.

CLICK to Download a HOTEL MAP

There are several hotels near the Town & Country Resort where the conference will take place.  Download the map to view your hotel options.

Download a San Diego Conference Brochure HERE

Download San Diego Conference Brochure


Courses and Distinguished Faculty-SAN DIEGO, CA

Eighteen, Full-Day Courses.  All Courses begin at 8:00am and end at 4:00pm

DAY ONE: WEDNESDAY May 8, 2019


Emotions, Learning & Executive Functions     PreK-21yrs

Course #1 – How Emotion Impacts the Brain’s Successful Learning, What to Do About It & How to Build Powerful Executive Functions by Dr. Judy Willis, MD, MEd, Board-Certified Neurologist- Santa Barbara, CA    READ MORE 

Managing Behavior & Students’ Emotions    K-21yrs

Course #2 – Achieve Success with Defiant, Emotional, & Disengaged Students by MaryAnn Brittingham, MS, Family and Child Counseling- Pine Bush, NY    READ MORE

Severe Disabilities Including Autism    All Ages

Course #3 – Communication & Learning Strategies for Children who Face Significant Challenges: Including Severe Multiple Disabilities, Physical Disabilities and Children on the Autism Spectrum- Part 1 by Linda Burkhart, BS, Special Education Consultant, Technology Integration Specialist- Eldersburg, MD (Day 1)    READ MORE

Dyslexia & Related Reading Disabilities     K-3rd Grade

Course #4 – Dyslexia: Overview, Identification, Instruction & Intervention- Part 1 by Tim Odegard, PhD, Developmental Cognitive Psychologist, Middle Tennessee State University and Jennifer Flipse, PhD, Middle Tennessee State University (Day 1)    READ MORE

Promoting Executive Function     PreK-21yrs

Course #5 – Promoting and Coaching Executive Functioning in the Classroom- Part 1 by Shannon Kuschel, MS, LPC, PCET, NILD- Suffolk, VA (day 1)    READ MORE

Reducing Behavior Issues & Anxiety     Birth- 8th Grade

Course #6 – Combining Sensory and Mindfulness Strategies to Reduce Behavior Issues and Anxiety- Part 1 by Bek Miremis, OTR/L, Seattle, WA (Day 1)    READ MORE 

DAY TWO: THURSDAY MAY 9, 2019


Improving Students’ Attention & Memory     K- 21yrs

Course #7 – Capturing and Sustaining Learners’ Attention and Constructing Durable Long-term Memory by Dr. Judy Willis, MD, MEd, Board-Certified Neurologist- Santa Barbara, CA    READ MORE

Improving Students’ Motivation    K-21yrs

Course #8 – Achieve Success with “I DON’T CARE” Students: Inspiring the Unmotivated by MaryAnn Brittingham, MS, Family and Child Counseling, Consultant, Pine Bush, NY    READ MORE

Severe Disabilities Including Autism     All Ages

Course #9 – Communication & Learning Strategies for Children who Face Significant Challenges: Including Severe Multiple Disabilities, Physical Disabilities and Children on the Autism Spectrum- Part 2 by Linda Burkhart, BS, Special Education Consultant, Technology IntegrationSpecialist- Eldersburg, MD (Day 2)    READ MORE

Dyslexia & Related Reading Disabilities     K- 3rd Grade

Course #10 – Dyslexia: Overview, Identification, Instruction & Intervention- Part 2 by Tim Odegard, PhD, Developmental Cognitive Psychologist, Middle Tennessee State University and Jennifer Flipse, PhD, Middle Tennessee State University (Day 2)    READ MORE

Promoting Executive Function     PreK- 21yrs

Course #11 – Promoting and Coaching Executive Functioning in the Classroom- Part 2 by Shannon Kuschel, MS, LPC, PCET, NILD- Suffolk, VA (day 2)    READ MORE

Reducing Behavior Issues & Anxiety     Birth- 8th Grade

Course #12 – Combining Sensory and Mindfulness Strategies to Reduce Behavior Issues and Anxiety- Part 2 by Bek Miremis, OTR/L, Seattle, WA (Day 2)    READ MORE

DAY THREE: FRIDAY MAY 10, 2019


Behavior Challenges of Students with Autism     3yrs-21yrs

Course #13 – The Challenge of Challenging Behaviors! Understanding and Effectively Addressing the Behavioral Challenges of Students with Autism by Susan K. Lewis Stokes, MA, CCC-SLP, Autism Consultant- Bloomington, IN    READ MORE

Crisis Management     K-21 yrs

Course #14 –Getting Through a Crisis without Making is Worse: ACT instead of React by MaryAnn Brittingham, MS, Family and Child Counseling, Consultant, Pine Bush, NY    READ MORE

Severe Disabilities Including Autism     All Ages

Course #15 – Communication & Learning Strategies for Children who Face Significant Challenges: Including Severe Multiple Disabilities, Physical Disabilities and Children on the Autism Spectrum- Part 3 by Linda Burkhart, BS, Special Education Consultant, Technology Integration Specialist- Eldersburg, MD (Day 3)    READ MORE

Dyslexia & Related Reading Disabilities     K-3rd Grade

Course #16 – Dyslexia: Overview, Identification, Instruction & Intervention- Part 3 by Tim Odegard, PhD, Developmental Cognitive Psychologist, Middle Tennessee State University and Jennifer Flipse, PhD, Middle Tennessee State University (Day 3)    READ MORE

Neuroscience & Education     PreK- 21yrs

Course #17 – Mind the Gap! Neuroscience & Education by Shannon Kuschel, MS, LPC, PCET, NILD- Suffolk, VA    READ MORE

The Zones of Regulation®     PreK -21yrs

Course #18 – The Zones of Regulation® : Self- Regulation for Students who Struggle with Managing Their Emotions and Sensory Needs by Leah Kuypers, MEd, OTR/L, Author, Consultant    READ MORE