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

4/8/2019 - 4/8/2019
Developing Defensible IEPs
Location: Tampa
Presenter(s): Julie Weatherly, Esq.
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Description:

Special education case law can be invaluably instructive to staff working in the school system. Decisions show how and why a district gets into costly  legal trouble and the steps it might have taken to avoid it. Practical pointers from real-life cases are essential in enabling you to respond proactively and wisely when faced with similar situations. Focusing on the dos and don’ts of effective communication regarding a student’s IEP  specific to the delivery of related services this session will provide simple ideas about more productive approaches to some of the challenging issues therapists face on a regular basis.  

 

Time: 8:00 AM: Onsite Registration 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM: Program
Details:
Instructional Services Center-Tampa
2920 N 40th street
Tampa, FL 33605
Room #: 102
Registration Deadline: 3/22/2019
Comments: Hillsborough County School District training center
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4/9/2019 - 4/9/2019
Developing Defensible IEPs
Location: Boca Raton
Presenter(s): Julie Weatherly, Esq.
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Description:

Special education case law can be invaluably instructive to staff working in the school system. Decisions show how and why a district gets into costly legal trouble and the steps it might have taken to avoid it. Practical pointers from real-life cases are essential in enabling you to respond proactively and wisely when faced with similar situations. Focusing on the dos and don’ts of effective communication regarding a student’s IEP specific to the delivery of related services this session will provide simple ideas about more productive approaches to some of the challenging issues therapists face on a regular basis.

 

Time: 8:00 AM: Onsite Registration 8:30 AM-4:00 PM: Program
Details:
Safe Schools Institute
1790 Spanish River Blvd.
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Room #: Located on the campus of Don Estridge High Tech Middle School
Registration Deadline: 3/22/2019
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4/10/2019 - 4/10/2019
Developing Defensible IEPs
Location: Chipley
Presenter(s): Julie Weatherly, Esq.
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Description:

Special education case law can be invaluably instructive to staff working in the school system. Decisions show how and why a district gets into costly  legal trouble and the steps it might have taken to avoid it. Practical pointers from real-life cases are essential in enabling you to respond proactively and wisely when faced with similar situations. Focusing on the dos and don’ts of effective communication regarding a student’s IEP  specific to the delivery of related services this session will provide simple ideas about more productive approaches to some of the challenging issues therapists face on a regular basis.  

 

Time: 8:00 AM: Onsite Registration 8:30 AM-4:00 PM: Program
Details:
PAEC- Panhandle Area Educational Consortium
753 West Blvd
Chipley, FL 32428
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Registration Deadline: 3/22/2019
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4/11/2019 - 4/11/2019
Game of Access TAMPA
Location: Lutz
Presenter(s): Lourdes C. Day, M.ED, ATP, Kathleen Glus, M.A. CCC-SLP, Nancy Hoppe, OTR, MHS, ATP, Teresa J Pinder, MLS/AT, OTR/L, ATP
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Description: Participants will explore various switches and mouse alternatives with an emphasis on conquering access to the curriculum. This session will also provide an overview of the critical considerations for seating and positioning for educational access and domination. Communication devices, computer and tablet interface alliances and conflicts will be presented, and include exploration of a variety of switches and their features.

You will need to register with both project partners WWE & TLC!

Please click the link below to register with TLC

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/gameofaccess2019

Time: 8:00 AM: Onsite Registration 8:30 AM-3:30 PM: Program
Details:
Hyatt Place / Wesley Chapel
26000 Sierra Center Blvd
Lutz, FL 33559
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Registration Deadline: 4/1/2019
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4/17/2019 - 4/17/2019
Game of Access JACKSONVILLE
Location: Jacksonville
Presenter(s): Lourdes C. Day, M.ED, ATP, Kathleen Glus, M.A. CCC-SLP, Nancy Hoppe, OTR, MHS, ATP, Teresa J Pinder, MLS/AT, OTR/L, ATP
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Description: Participants will explore various switches and mouse alternatives with an emphasis on conquering access to the curriculum. This session will also provide an overview of the critical considerations for seating and positioning for educational access and domination. Communication devices, computer and tablet interface alliances and conflicts will be presented, and include exploration of a variety of switches and their features.

You will need to register with both project partners WWE & TLC!

Please click the link below to register with TLC

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/gameofaccess2019
Time: 8:00 AM: Onsite Registration 8:30 AM-3:30 PM: Program
Details:
Schultz Center for Teaching and Leadership
4019 Boulevard Center Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32207
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Registration Deadline: 4/1/2019
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4/26/2019 - 4/26/2019
Game of Access MAITLAND
Location: Maitland
Presenter(s): Lourdes C. Day, M.ED, ATP, Kathleen Glus, M.A. CCC-SLP, Nancy Hoppe, OTR, MHS, ATP, Teresa J Pinder, MLS/AT, OTR/L, ATP
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Description: Participants will explore various switches and mouse alternatives with an emphasis on conquering access to the curriculum. This session will also provide an overview of the critical considerations for seating and positioning for educational access and domination. Communication devices, computer and tablet interface alliances and conflicts will be presented, and include exploration of a variety of switches and their features.

You will need to register with both project partners WWE & TLC!

Please click the link below to register with TLC

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/gameofaccess2019

Time: 8:00 AM: Onsite Registration 8:30 AM-3:30 PM: Program
Details:
Sheraton Orlando North
600 N. Lake Destiny Drive
Maitland, FL 32751
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Registration Deadline: 4/1/2019
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5/9/2019 - 5/9/2019
Game of Access CHIPLEY
Location: Chipley
Presenter(s): Lourdes C. Day, M.ED, ATP, Kathleen Glus, M.A. CCC-SLP, Nancy Hoppe, OTR, MHS, ATP, Teresa J Pinder, MLS/AT, OTR/L, ATP
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Description: Participants will explore various switches and mouse alternatives with an emphasis on conquering access to the curriculum. This session will also provide an overview of the critical considerations for seating and positioning for educational access and domination. Communication devices, computer and tablet interface alliances and conflicts will be presented, and include exploration of a variety of switches and their features.

You will need to register with both project partners WWE & TLC!

Please click the link below to register with TLC

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/gameofaccess2019

Time: 8:00 AM: Onsite Registration 8:30 AM-3:30 PM: Program
Details:
PAEC- Panhandle Area Educational Consortium
753 West Blvd
Chipley, FL 32428
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Registration Deadline: 4/1/2019
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4/24/2019 - 4/25/2019
Coordinator/Leaders Event for OT/PT, and SLP Coordinators
Location: Safety Harbor
Presenter(s): Emily Homer
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Description:

Day 1: Mary Walsh, Program Specialist from the Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services, FDOE will provide an update on current topics of interest relevant to related services. Attendees will also have opportunities to conduct 10&10 sessions  with one another to share resources and obtain ideas with one another.
We are asking all attendees to participate in group sharing. Share a successful strategy you have developed in a 10 & 10 session. This will consist of you presenting to approximately 8 of your peers for approximately 10 minutes, telling them about the use of a tool, resource or strategy to support delivery of related services and/or therapy in your district. Following your presentation, the group will ask you questions about the tool, resource or strategy for 10 minutes. To select this option click on this link and provide the information requested by March 30th .

Day 2:  This course is intended to provide attendees with information necessary to establish a comprehensive procedure for working with students with swallowing and feeding disorders in their districts. The session will include why districts are required to address swallowing and feeding according to legal mandates, IDEA and USDA regulations and Ethical considerations of professional staff. The step-by-step Students Eat Safely: Follow the Forms procedure and accompanying forms will be presented and shared with attendees. Working with medical teams and parents/caregivers, modifying school cafeteria meals and maintaining safe feeding will also be presented. Finally, information on administrating the team effort once it is established and obtaining and maintaining staff competence (including SLPs, OTs, and nurses) will be presented. 
Hotel reservations (for eligible District Coordinators or designees) should be made at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Leaders19 

Rooms are available for one SLP and one OT/PT Coordinator per district (one room per district if these positions are combined, for districts 50+ miles from Tampa). The night of April 23 will be paid for advisory committee members.

 

Time: Day 1-1:30-4:30 PM Day 2-8:00AM-3:30 PM
Details:
Safety Harbor Resort and Spa
105 North Bayshore Drive
Safety Harbor, FL 34695
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Registration Deadline: 3/18/2019
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