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Face-to-Face Events

To register for any events, please contact your district's program coordinator.
If you do not have a program coordinator, please contact aemery@coe.ufl.edu.

1/12/2019 - 1/12/2019
Assessment & Intervention in ELLs (Orlando)
Location: Orlando
Presenter(s): Elizabeth Peña, Ph.D. CCC
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Description:

This training focuses on bilingual development and patterns of language impairment in Spanish-English learners.  Topics will include narrative, morphosyntax, and semantic assessment in Spanish and English and how to use this information to make clinical diagnostic decisions about bilingual children referred for evaluation.  A a book-based approach to language interventions focused on strategies that maximize language transfer will also be discussed. 

Time: 8:30am-4:00pm (Sign-in begins at 8:00am) ** A block of ten rooms is being held at the DoubleTree Orlando Airport Hotel until December 17 (rate--$152 per night). The courtesy rate code when making the reservation is: UFE (University of Florida College of Education Working with the Experts). Participants must call to make the reservation (rather than booking online): 1-800-222-8733.
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DoubleTree Orlando Airport Hotel
5555 Hazeltine National Drive
Orlando, Florida 32812
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Registration Deadline: 1/7/2019
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1/25/2019 - 1/25/2019
Creating Core Vocabulary Environments for Students with Complex Motor and Communication Needs (FRIDAY EVENT)
Location: Jacksonville
Presenter(s): Gail Van Tatenhove, MS, CCC-SLP
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Description: Core vocabulary is key to communication in all environments and with all communication partners.  Participants will learn to select and represent core vocabulary, design core vocabulary accessible AAC systems, provide core vocabulary visual supports and scaffolds, practice communication partner skills, teach vocabulary, and use core vocabulary at school and home. 
Time: 8:00am-3:30pm (Sign-in begins at 7:45am) THIS IS A FRIDAY EVENT
Details:
University of North Florida Adam W. Herbert University Center
12000 Alumni Drive
Jacksonville , Florida 32224-2678
Room #: Board of Trustees Room 1058
Registration Deadline: 1/14/2019
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2/2/2019 - 2/2/2019
Bang for the Buck-Getting the Most from SLP Service Delivery
Location: Ft. Myers
Presenter(s): Barbara Ehren
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Description: In this training, Dr. Ehren will discuss issues such as why SLPs provide services in the classroom, when it is appropriate, what these services should look like, and what the benefits of push-in services are for students.  She will provide strategies for pushing services into the classroom in a meaningful way, and will provide ideas for collaborating with teachers to provide services that reflect the classroom curriculum.  Articulation and language interventions will be addressed. 
Time: 8:00am-3:30pm (Sign-in begins at 7:30am)
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Lee County Public Education Center
2855 Colonial Blvd
Ft. Myers, Florida 33966
Room #: Caloosahatchee Room
Registration Deadline: 1/25/2019
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