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Webinar: Social Communication Interventions for Preverbal and Minimally Verbal Children with ASD

October 3, 2017
When: October 24, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 


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WEBINAR: Social Communication Interventions for Preverbal and Minimally Verbal Children with ASD

September 27, 2017
When: October 24, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Webinar

A Webinar from AUCD’s Early Intervention/ Early Childhood Special Interest Group (EIEC SIG): Behavioral interventions have been critical for improving the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Notable achievements include the improved numbers of children with optimal outcomes, and the larger number of children accessing the regular curriculum. Despite these gains, standard behavioral methods have had the least success in social communication outcomes. This talk will focus on the core social communication impairment in children with ASD, evaluations of this core domain and recently developed, effective interventions.  REGISTER


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Master Coach Training – Rush & Shelden

September 22, 2017
When: May 5, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Office of Early Childhood, 450 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA

This is a CLOSED training, available only to team leaders who have been accepted to the Rush and Shelden training on May 3 & 4, 2018 or to team leaders who have previously attended the Training and 6 months of TA follow-up. The training will focus on materials and skills necessary to function as support to your colleagues for fidelity with our evidence-based practices in Birth to Three. These practices include natural learning environment practices, coaching as a style of interaction and primary service provider approach to teaming.


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Going Deeper Into Natural Learning Environment Practices

September 13, 2017
When: November 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: ACES PD Center, 205 Skiff St, Hamden, CT 06517, USA

This critical training for all interventionists in the Birth to Three system is an overview of  best practices including Natural Learning Environments, Coaching as a Style of Interaction, and Primary Service Provider approach to teaming. Focus will be on natural  environment practices that support families and children during their regular, everyday activities.  Outcomes include developing increased competence in using a family’s everyday activities to support learning;  addressing the wealth of learning opportunities possible in an activity vs. focusing on only one skill; understanding that child interest is essential to increased participation and learning; and developing competence in supporting families and other caregivers during their everyday activities.  As one very … Continue reading


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Service Coordination

September 6, 2017
When: March 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Where: CES, 25 Oakview Dr, Trumbull, CT 06611, USA

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Service Coordination

September 6, 2017
When: November 28, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Community Renewal Team, 555 Windsor St, Hartford, CT 06120, USA

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Evidence-Based Practices in Early Intervention – Rush & Shelden

August 25, 2017
When: May 3, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Office of Early Childhood, 450 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA

This is a two-day training only available for teams from programs that have been selected through an application process. The content of the training is focused on operationalizing an evidence-based practice model in early intervention using natural learning environment practices, coaching as an interaction style for working with families and colleagues, and a primary service provider approach to teaming. Using accelerated learning strategies, demonstration, guided practice opportunities, feedback, and scenario-based instruction, participants will leave the institute with action plans prepared for immediate implementation.


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Opportunities for Enhanced Practice: Supporting Resiliency in Children Exposed to Family Violence

August 17, 2017
When: September 21, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Where: Quinnipiac University School of Law, 370 Bassett Rd, North Haven, CT 06473, USA

This training is designed to provide an overview of the impact of exposure to domestic violence on child and adolescent development and functioning. The training employs the use of case-based learning as a means of applying knowledge to the types of families with whom learners are apt to work with professionally. Specific topics discussed include: (1) understanding the intersection of community and family violence with trauma and intervention, (2) cultural responsiveness for children exposed to family violence, (3) how persistent fear and anxiety can effect children’s behavior and health, and (4) trauma informed, prevention based services for children in a school … Continue reading


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Service Coordination Training

August 16, 2017
When: September 6, 2017 @ 12:00 am – September 27, 2017 @ 12:00 am
Where: LEARN, 44 Hatchetts Hill Rd, Old Lyme, CT 06371, USA

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Symposium on Neonatal Advances: Update on Feeding and Nutrition Practices.

August 15, 2017
When: September 15, 2017 @ 7:45 am – 4:45 pm
Where: UConn John Dempsey Hospital, Connecticut Tower, Keller Auditorium, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT. 06030

This one day symposium will include: Nutrition and the Developing Brain; BPD: Nutritional Strategies for Prevention, Assessment and Management; Growth Failure in Pre-Term Infants; Approaches to Feeding Difficulties in the NICU; Diagnosis and Management of Dysphagia in NICU Infants; Fact or Fiction: The In’s and Out’s of GERD in the Neonate.


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Interagency Coordinating Council

August 9, 2017
When: April 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: BEACON Health Options, 500 Enterprise Dr, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, USA

 


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Interagency Coordinating Council Meeting

August 9, 2017
When: February 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: BEACON Health Options, 500 Enterprise Drive

 


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Domestic Violence: Essential Information for Home Visitors

July 31, 2017
When: November 14, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: ACES, 205 Skiff Street, Rear Building, Hamden, CT 06517, United States

This training, tailored to Birth to Three providers, will focus on: Recognition of Red Flags,  Impact of DV on children, Resiliency of children, How to engage in a conversation about DV with caregivers, Safety planning for families and home visitors.  Presenter: Kelly Annelli, Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence.


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Technology as Communication Supports in Early Intervention

July 31, 2017
When: October 17, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: NEAT, 33 Coventry St, Hartford, CT 06112, USA

A significant number of children in Connecticut’s Birth to Three program receive services to address speech and language delays.  Assistive Technology is a required Birth to Three service and supports along the assistive technology continuum can be embedded naturally into a child’s home environment in order to further facilitate his/her communication development.  This NEAT workshop will guide B23 service providers through the processes of detecting a need for technology, assessing which tools may be appropriate, and implementing the technology tools for the purposes of eliciting language and supporting behavior management. The presenter, Elena Fader is an Assistive Technology Specialist and Speech-Language … Continue reading


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PCG Billing Training for Directors

July 31, 2017
When: September 7, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: OEC, 450 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA

For Birth to Three System billing staff. This training session is being repeated multiple times(8-12pm-Session 1/1pm-5pm-Session 2)  please register for one session only. The training will review topics from the Webinars. Features hands-on examples and use of EI Billing. There will also be a question and answer period. Parking is available at the Morgan Street Garage or LAZ parking and there is a fee.


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PCG Billing Training for Directors

July 31, 2017
When: September 5, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: OEC, 450 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA

For Birth to Three System Program Directors. The training will review topics from the Webinars. Features hands-on examples and use of financial reports There will also be a question and answer period. Parking is available at the Morgan Street Garage or LAZ parking and there is a fee.


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PCG Billing Training for Directors

July 31, 2017
When: September 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: OEC, 450 Columbus Blvd, Hartford, CT 06103, USA

For Birth to Three System billing staff. This training session is being repeated multiple times(8-12pm-Session 1/1pm-5pm-Session 2)  please register for one session only. The training will review topics from the Webinars. Features hands-on examples and use of EI Billing. There will also be a question and answer period. Parking is available at the Morgan Street Garage or LAZ parking and there is a fee.


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Promoting Social Competence

July 31, 2017
When: August 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Where: UConn UCEDD, 270 Farmington Ave #181, Farmington, CT 06032, USA

Promoting Social Competence: Using quality practices to plan and prevent challenging behaviors in young children.   The  UConn Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) is offering a summer workshop for Early Childhood professionals on the knowledge and skills needed to implement effective early childhood practices to address challenging behaviors. Areas of focus will include:  Precipitators of Behavior Challenges, Multi-Tiered Levels of Student Support, Curriculum and Adaptations, Family Partnerships, Relationships.


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State ICC meeting

May 24, 2017
When: December 11, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Value Options, 4th floor, 500 Enterprise Dr, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, USA

 


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State ICC meeting

May 24, 2017
When: October 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Value Options, 4th floor, 500 Enterprise Dr, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, USA

 


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