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Master Coach Training

May 23, 2018
When: June 7, 2019 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

 


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Rush & Shelden 2 Day Training

May 23, 2018
When: June 5, 2019 @ 8:30 am – June 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

 


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Transition from Birth to Three to Preschool Special Education

April 20, 2018
When: May 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: CREC Central, Room 101, 111 Charter Oak Ave, Hartford, CT 06106, USA

Objectives: »Provide school districts an overview of the Connecticut Birth to Three system »Implement strategies to smooth the transition process for families »Clarify the role of Birth to Three and school district representatives in the transition process Presented by: Alice Ridgway, Part C coordinator, The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood Deborah Richards, Director of Student Services, CREC Jane Hampton-Smith, Parent Representative, Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center


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Transition from Birth to Three to Preschool Special Education

April 20, 2018
When: May 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: ACES, 350 State St, North Haven, CT 06473, USA

Objectives: »Provide school districts an overview of the Connecticut Birth to Three system »Implement strategies to smooth the transition process for families» Clarify the role of Birth to Three and school district representatives in the transition process Presented by: Alice Ridgway, Part C coordinator, The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood Deborah Richards, Director of Student Services, CREC Jane Hampton-Smith, Parent Representative, Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center  


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Service Coordination

March 29, 2018
When: June 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: EdAdvance, 4 Mountainview Terrace #201, Danbury, CT 06810, USA

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Service Coordination

March 29, 2018
When: June 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: EdAdvance, 4 Mountainview Terrace #201, Danbury, CT 06810, USA

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Webinar: Supporting Young Children’s Power Mobility Skill Development

March 27, 2018
When: April 10, 2018 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Sponsored by Numotion. Presented by Roslyn Livingstone MSc(RS), OT and Debbie Field MHSc OT, PhD Power mobility interventions can be used to promote development in children with severe and profound delays as well as those who may use a power wheelchair independently throughout the lifespan.  Assessment and training strategies are needed to provide appropriate power mobility interventions for children at all stages across the learning continuum from exploratory to independent use.


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Birth to Three Provider Meeting

March 23, 2018
When: April 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: BEACON Health Options,Suite 3D 3rd Floor, 500 Enterprise Dr, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, USA

 


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TWW/CC: Facing Today’s Challenges, Embracing Tomorrows Success

March 15, 2018
When: April 6, 2018 – April 7, 2018 all-day
Where: Windsor Marriott, 28 Day Hill Rd, Windsor, CT 06095, USA

The conference aims to transform families and communities by building protective factors and resiliency across systems and sectors. The call to action for the 2018 Childhood Conversations/Together We Will Conference is to elevate our conversations, redefine attitudes, and foster collaboration within and across communities to develop trauma informed systems and resiliency supports for all children prenatal-12 years old in Connecticut.


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Going Deeper Into Natural Learning Environment Practices

March 15, 2018
When: April 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: A.C.E.S. Staff Development Building, 205 Skiff St, Hamden, CT 06517, USA

This is a critical training for all interventionists in the Birth to Three system. An overview of Birth to Three best practices will be presented including Natural Learning Environments, Coaching as a Style of Interaction, and Primary Service Provider approach to teaming. Focus will be on developing increased competence in using a family’s everyday activities, and all the learning opportunities present within those activities, to help families promote their child’s development. As one very skilled program director put it: “We really thought we were using natural learning environment practices, but through this training we realized how much deeper we could … Continue reading


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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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