Event Date/Time: Mar 02, 2011
End Date/Time: Mar 05, 2011
Early Registration Date:
Jan 19, 2011
We invite you to attend the 20th Annual Conference on â€œThe Young Child with Special Needsâ€ where you will hear the latest research, learn strategies for addressing a variety of developmental disabilities, enhance your tool kit for dealing with problem behaviors, and recognize the importance and impact of early intervention. Networking with the faculty from a variety of disciplines, as well as colleagues from around the nation, will enhance your professional development as you strive to provide the best possible outcome for these children and their families.
This offering will improve the experienced clinician/ educatorâ€™s ability to:
â€¢ Identify current medical, developmental and educational issues that affect young children with special needs and their families.
â€¢ Fine-tune assessment skills when evaluating young children with developmental delays or disabilities.
â€¢ Describe developmentally appropriate interventions for special needs children and their families.
â€¢ Discuss the coordination of services for children from pre-school to school age with complex medical and developmental needs.
â€¢ Describe the impact of media on young children in the school and home environment.
â€¢ Discuss strategies for delivering bad news to the parents of special needs children.
Who Should Attend
Anyone involved in the care of young children with special needs including:
â€¢ Special Educators
â€¢ Public School Teachers
â€¢ Social Workers
â€¢ Registered Nurses
â€¢ Nurse Practitioners
â€¢ Speech Pathologists
â€¢ Physical Therapists
â€¢ Occupational Therapists
â€¢ Program Directors
â€¢ Case Managers
â€¢ Service Coordinators
â€¢ Child Life Specialists