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Tentative Agenda

 

Creating Connections: Making Meaningful Differences in the Lives of Families -Day 1

Date Topic Time

Speaker

Room Number
3/7 Registration, Refreshments, Displays 11:00-12:15

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Foyer All
3/7 Welcome Luncheon

Keynote:

12:30

1:00-2:00

Katherine McCormick

Roanoke

All

3/7

Session 1

2:15-3:30

Cheryl

Autism

2:15-3:30

Carol Schall

Crystal A/B

Max: 75

Scottie

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Partnerships with Parents

2:15-3:30

Nancy Siebel Roanoke E Max: 40

Beth

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The NICU Experience: Its Impact and Implications

2:15-3:30

Barbara Purvis

Roanoke F Max: 40

Jen C.

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Ensuring Collaboration for Children Enrolled in EI and Early Head Start

2:15-3:30

Sue Swadley

Jackie Withers-Johnson

Roanoke G Max: 40

Carol

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Early Literacy in Two Languages: Working with Linguistically Diverse Children and Families

2:15-3:30

Janice Im

Roanoke H Max: 40

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Best Practices for Ethnic, Cultural, and Language Diversity in Intervention…

2:15-3:30

Linette Nixon

Crystal C Max: 40

3/7

Session 2

3:45-5:00

Cheryl

Autism

3:45-5:00

Carol Schall Crystal A/B Max: 75

Beth

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Participation in Natural Environments…

3:45-5:00

Jennifer Cave Roanoke E Max: 40

Kris

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Why do I have to know about typical development anyway?

3:45-5:00

Dianne Koontz Lowman

Roanoke F Max: 40

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Virginia Early Intervention Vision Screening

3:45-5:00

Lisa Shearman

Roanoke G Max: 40

Lynn

Supporting Child/Parent Interactions

3:45-5:00

Eva Thorp

Roanoke H Max: 40

Carol

Mediation-What We've Learned

3:45-5:00

Mary Anne White

Crystal C Max: 40

3/7

Cracker

Barrel

5:15-6:00

Roanoke Ballroom C/D

Max: All

 

Creating Connections: Making Meaningful Differences in the Lives of Families -Day 2

 

Date Topic Time

Speaker

Room Number
3/8 Refreshments and Displays 8:00-8:30

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foyer All

3/8

Session 3

8:30-9:45

Kris

Lynn

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She Hates That. . . Looking at Childrens' Behavior Through the Lens of Sensory Processing

8:30-9:45

Dianne Koontz Lowman Crystal A/B Max: 75

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Making the Most of Every Visit: A strategy for ….

8:30-9:45

Susan Sigler Roanoke E Max: 40

Lisa

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Positive Behavioral Supports…

8:30-9:45

Mark Lester

Roanoke F Max: 40

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Auditory-Based Intervention-Part I

8:30-9:45

Lori Bobsin

Roanoke G Max: 40

Debra L.

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Early Hearing Detection and Intervention.

8:30-9:45

Pat Dewey

Kathy Pierson

Roanoke H Max: 40

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Up to the Minute.. An Update From Part C

8:30-9:45

Panel

Crystal C Max: 40

3/8

Session 4

10:00-11:15

Carol

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Positive Behavioral Supports…

10:00-11:15

Mark Lester

Crystal A/B Max: 75

Cheryl

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Using Augmentative Alternative Communication with the 0-3 Population

10:00-11:15

Heather Atkins Roanoke E Max: 40

Kris

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Lekotek: Making Play Accessible for Children with Special Needs

10:00-11:15

Tristan Robertson

Elizabeth Brammer

Roanoke F Max: 40

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Auditory-Based Intervention-Part II

10:00-11:15

Lori Bobsin

Roanoke G Max: 40

Lynn

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Early Hearing Detection and Intervention.

10:00-11:15

Pat Dewey

Kathy Pierson

Roanoke H Max: 40

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Embedding Intervention Into …

10:00-11:15

Tracy Miller

Crystal C Max: 40

3/8

Session V

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IDEA 2004: New Challenges and Opportunities for Young Children, Families, and Professionals

11:30-12:45

Bonnie Davis

Crystal A/B Max: 75

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Implementing AT Services in an IDEA, Part C Program

11:30-12:45

Cathie Cummins Roanoke E Max: 40

Nancy

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Weathering Autism

11:30-12:45

David Hamrick Roanoke F Max: 40

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Effective Parent Involvement

11:30-12:45

Debra Holloway Scottie Burnette

Roanoke G Max: 40

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Virginia Early Intervention Vision Screening

11:30-12:45

Lisa Shearman

Roanoke H Max: 40

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Embedding Intervention Into …

11:30-12:45

Tracy Miller

Crystal C Max: 40

3/8

Closing Remarks from I&TC of VA

1:00-1:15

Mary Ann Discenza

Roanoke Ballroom C/D

All

3/8

Evaluations/Adjournment

1:15-1:30

All

 


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