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To register for an event, contact your district coordinator. Each district has an individual designated as the OT/PT coordinator or lead. If you are unsure who that is in your district, contact your ESE Director.
For educators not affiliated with a district, email Lynne Garcia at lmgarcia@fgcu.edu.

2/27/2023 - 2/27/2023
Game of Access: Explore & Win!
Location: Fort Myers
Presenter(s): Lourdes C. Day, M.ED, ATP, Kathleen Glus, M.A. CCC-SLP, Janet Good, Nancy Hoppe, OTR, MHS, ATP
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Description:
Students with complex bodies need ways to independently make choices and access the curriculum. This session will provide participants with hands-on exploration of various switch types and features, mouse alternatives, an overview of the critical considerations for seating and positioning, and winning strategies for educational access. Participants will experience scanning options and digital tools. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to explore built-in computer and tablet accessibility.

**Note: All handout material packets will be distributed the day of the event. 

Time: 8:00 AM-3:30 PM, On-site check-in begins at 7:30am
Details:
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd. S.
Fort Myers, Florida 33965
Room #: Cohen Center Ballroom - Designated Parking TBA
Registration Deadline: 2/13/2023
Comments: Hotel Accommodations; 1.) Homewood Suites by Hilton, (Ft. Myers Airport/FGCU), 2 miles from FGCU—Phone: 239-210-7300 2.) The Hilton Garden Inn, (Ft. Myers Airport/FGCU), 2 miles form FGCU—Phone: 239-210-7200 3.) Courtyard by Marriott, (Gulf Coast Town Center), 2.94 miles from FGCU—Phone 239-332-4747 4.) Drury Inn & Suites, Fort Myers, (I-75 and Gulf Coast Town Center), 3 miles from FGCU—Phone: 239-267-1340 5.) Holiday Inn, (Ft. Myers Airport @ Town Center), 3 miles from FGCU—Phone: 239-561-1550 6.) Embassy Suites Hotel, (Ft. Myers/Estero), 4.22 miles from FGCU—Phone: 2139-949-4222
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3/6/2023 - 3/6/2023
Game of Access: Explore & Win!
Location: Lakeland
Presenter(s): Lourdes C. Day, M.ED, ATP, Kathleen Glus, M.A. CCC-SLP, Janet Good, Nancy Hoppe, OTR, MHS, ATP
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Description:

Students with complex bodies need ways to independently make choices and access the curriculum. This session will provide participants with hands-on exploration of various switch types and features, mouse alternatives, an overview of the critical considerations for seating and positioning, and winning strategies for educational access. Participants will experience scanning options and digital tools. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to explore built-in computer and tablet accessibility.

**Note: All handout material packets will be distributed on the day of the event. 
Time: 8:00 AM-3:30 PM, On-site check-in begins at 7:30am
Details:
RP Funding Center
701 West Lime St.
Lakeland, FL 33815
Room #: Lake Hollingsworth Ballroom - A block of Double Queen rooms has been reserved at the Springhill Suites in Lakeland near RP Funding Center. Guests can make reservations by calling 1-888-236-2427 and mentioning their group name, "WWE OT/PT Training Event" Cutoff date for WWE discounted rate is 2/10/23.
Registration Deadline: 2/20/2023
Comments: Rooms can also be reserved for a discounted rate at the Hyatt Place adjacent to RP Funding Center by following these instructions and using the link at the end: Once on the website, click on BOOK NOW select your Check-in and Check-out dates; BOOK NOW, then SELECT your preferred room Complete Your Reservation https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/florida/hyatt-place-lakeland-center/tpazl?corp_id=33259
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