U.P. Special education conference 2017

February 23rd & 24th, 2017

BDD Training Associates (Keynote)

Workshop #1a:  Virtual Schools (Sharon LaPointe)

Workshop #1b:  Hot Topics (Sharon LaPointe)

Workshop #2a:  AAC through Motivate, Model, Move out of the Way (Kate Ahern)

Workshop #2b:  Switched on Learning!  Curriculum Access With Switches (Robin Pegg)

Workshop #3:  A Deeper Understanding of the Framework for Teaching in Special Education (Jorie Ellis)

Workshop #4:  CASE Hybrid Virtual Conference Actualizing Practice:  Mental Health

Breakout #1:  Social Emotional Development in Birth to Age 5 (Dr. Prachi Shah)

Breakout #2:  A Sneak Peek Into the Foundations of Communication for Students with Significant Disabilities (Melanie Tervo/Jared Koski)

Breakout #3:  Transition Above the Bridge (Patricia Jones)

  • No handouts

Breakout #4:  Sexuality Health and ASD (Barb Potts)

Breakout #5:  Personal Curriculum:  Individualizing the Rigor and Relevance of the Michigan Merit Curriculum for ALL Students (Rashell Bowerman)

Breakout #6:  Secondary Transition Assessment:  One Size Does Not Fit All (Tammy Hazley)

  • No handouts

Breakout #7:  Foundations of Math for Students with Significant Disabilities (Kate Fanelli)

Breakout #8:  Cochlear Implants and the Development of Listening and Spoken Language (Ellen Thomas/Dr. Chelsea Conrad)

Breakout #9:  Hot Topics (Sharon LaPointe)

Breakout #10:  Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy K-3 (Kristen Peterson)

Breakout #11:  Almost Everything You Wanted To Know About Transition & MDE Updates (Janet Timbs/Janis Weckstein)

Breakout #12:  Legislative Action/Advocacy Networking in Today's World (Carolyn Smith-Gerdes)

Breakout #13:  Personal Curriculum:  Individualizing the Rigor and Relevance of the Michigan Merit Curriculum for ALL Students (Rashell Bowerman)

Breakout #14:  Secondary Transition Assessment One Size Does Not Fit All (Tammy Hazley)

  • No handouts

Breakout #15:  Transition Above the Bridge (Patricia Jones)

  • No handouts

Breakout #16:  Thinking Outside the Box:  Using Aided Language to Support Language Development for All Preschoolers (Laura Taylor)