2019 San Diego Conference

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2019 San Diego Concurrent Courses- Register for one, full-day course.  Course choices are listed below.  Click on “Read More” to view the entire course description.


Full Day Course Choices- 8:00AM to 4:00 PM

Day ONE: Wednesday- May 8, 2019

 

Wednesday- May 8, 2019

Emotions, Learning & Executive Functions     Age Range: 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

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Judy Willis, MD, MEd, Board Certified Neurologist


Wednesday- May 8, 2019

Managing Behavior & Students’ Emotions      Age Range: K-21yrs

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

 

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MaryAnn Brittingham, MS


Wednesday- May 8, 2019

Severe Disabilities Including Autism     Age Range:  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)

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Linda Burkhart, BS, Special Education Consultant, Technology Integration Specialist


Timothy N. Odegard, PhD, Psychology faculty and Chair of Excellence in Dyslexia.

Jennifer L. Flipse,  PhD, Director, Center for the Study and Treatment of Dyslexia

Wednesday- May 8, 2019

Dyslexia & Related Reading Disabilities     Age Range:  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)

 

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Wednesday- May 8, 2019

Promoting Executive Function     Age Range: 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)

 

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Shannon Kuschel, MS, LPC, PCET


Wednesday- May 8, 2019

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)

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Bek Miremis, OTR/L

 


Day TWO: Thursday- May 9, 2019

Thursday- May 9, 2019

Improving Students’ Attention & Memory     Age Range: K- 21yrs

 

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

 

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Judy Willis, MD, MEd, Board-Certified Neurologist

 


Thursday- May 9, 2019

Improving Students’ Motivation     Age Range: 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

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MaryAnn Brittingham, MS, Family and Child Counseling


Thursday- May 9, 2019

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 Integration Specialist- Eldersburg, MD (Day 2)

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Linda Burkhart, BS, Special Education Consultant, Technology Integration Specialist

 


Thursday- May 9, 2019

Dyslexia & Related Reading Disabilities Age Range:  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)

 

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Timothy N. Odegard, PhD          Jennifer L. Flipse,  PhD


Thursday- May 9, 2019

Promoting Executive Function      Age Range:  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)

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Shannon Kuschel, MS, LPC, PCET


Thursday- May 9, 2019

Reducing Behavior Issues & Anxiety     Age Range: 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)

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Bek Miremis, OTR/L

 


Day THREE: Friday- May 10, 2019

 

Friday- May 10, 2019

Behavior Challenges of Students with Autism     Age Range: 3yrs-21yrs

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

 

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Susan K. Lewis Stokes, MA, CCC-SLP


 

Friday- May 10, 2019

Crisis Management      Age Range:  2nd Grade-21yrs

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

 

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MaryAnn Brittingham, MS, Family and Child Counseling


 

 

 

Friday- May 10, 2019

Severe Disabilities Including Autism      Age Range:  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)

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Linda Burkhart, BS, Special Education Consultant, Technology Integration Specialist

 


 

Friday- May 10, 2019

Dyslexia & Related Reading Disabilities      Age Range:  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)

 

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Timothy N. Odegard, PhD          Jennifer L. Flipse,  PhD

 


 

Friday- May 10, 2019

Neuroscience & Education      Age Range:  PreK- 21yrs

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

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Shannon Kuschel, MS, LPC, PCET

 


Friday- May 10, 2019

The Zones of Regulation®      Age Range:  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

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Leah Kuypers, MEd, OTR/L, Author, Consultant