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Date(s): 9/28/2016 4:00 PM - 9/28/2016 5:00 PM
Description: Presenter: Johnett Scogin has worked in the field of Deaf Education for many years as a teacher and reading specialist.   She is currently working at the Texas School for the Deaf as Supervisor of Curriculum.   No prerequisites for this webinar: This webinar follows the Spring, 2016 webinar in which Dr. Daniel Koo of Gallaudet University presented his research on working memory of children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Attendance at Dr. Koo’s webinar is not a...
Date(s): 9/28/2016 9:00 AM - 9/28/2016 3:30 PM
Description: This highly interactive workshop will provide attendees with the tools, techniques, and mindset to successfully implement project-based learning (PBL) in any content area.  We will begin with a discussion of the features and benefits of PBL, as well as a consideration of some of the common challenges implementing PBL can present. Then, we will work through the various phases of preparing for a PBL lesson though guided discussions and collaboration within small groups.  Groups will...
Date(s): 9/27/2016 12:00 PM - 9/27/2016 1:00 PM
Description: Are you not using your textbooks?  Using curriculum-based material you have designed, borrowed from a fellow educator, or assigned for you to use by your school division? Let AIM-VA make them accessible for you! With our new Curriculum Based Materials (CBM) ordering portal, educators can request accessible versions of locally created print materials.  Join us as we take a step-by-step look at ordering, searching, and sharing materials through the new CBM portal.
Date(s): 9/27/2016 9:00 AM - 9/27/2016 3:30 PM
Description: This 6-hour workshop provides an overview of the Responsive Classroom approach. You’ll begin to see how Responsive Classroom practices can help to foster trust and respect in the classroom; integrate the teaching of academic and social skills; and set clear, meaningful boundaries for student behavior.  In this workshop, you’ll gain an understanding of the general principles of the Responsive Classroom approach and have the opportunity to see into a few classrooms implementing...
Date(s): 9/23/2016 10:00 AM - 9/23/2016 11:00 AM, 11/18/2016 12:00 PM - 11/18/2016 1:00 PM
Description: Are you looking for a way to become more involved in DEC? Are you seeking opportunities to collaborate with other Early Intervention/Early Childhood colleagues in Virginia? Are you passionate about advocating for our young children in Virginia? To connect to the conference call: Dial: 1-641-715-0700 Access code: 189363 Please RSVP if you plan to attend to Patty Eitemiller at Patricia.Eitemiller@gmail.com  If you are unable to attend the call and are interested in being a part of this...
Date(s): 9/23/2016 - 9/25/2016
Description: Are you interested in supporting other parents who have children and youth with mental health needs?  One way to do that is to become a NAMI Basics Teacher! Apply today to become a NAMI Basics Teacher! NAMI Basics - A six weeks education program for parents who have children and youth with mental health needs; NAMI Basics provides information and strategies that support parents in their journeys of raising a child or youth with mental health needs.  If interested, contact your local...
Date(s): 9/21/2016 12:00 PM - 9/21/2016 1:00 PM
Description: Eligibility is a central component for ensuring students in need of accessible materials receive them from AIM-VA. This webinar will discuss the legal foundation for eligibility, the steps for certifying a student as eligible on the AIM-VA ordering portal, as well as how eligibility is connected to the concept of a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE). 
Description: In celebration, OSEP's Early Childhood Assistive Technology Model Demonstration grantees and Center on Technology and Disability is partnering with the Office of Head Start's Early Childhood Hearing Outreach (ECHO) Initiative to join the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in celebrating this year's theme "Communication: The Key to Connection." Throughout the month of May, ASHA partners with national and local stakeholders to engage in a multifaceted public education campaign to...
Description: Outreach Services, VSDB has purchased access to four online short courses (30 - 60 minutes each), and is making them available to professionals in Virginia who want to learn more about working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The courses were developed at the Central Institute for the Deaf (CID). Those who register before the given deadline will be sent a code that will allow access for one month (March 20-April 19, 2017) to take that course at their convenience, 24/7. At the end...
Description: The Inclusive Classroom Profile (ICP), authored by Dr. Elena Soukakou, is a structured observation rating scale designed to assess the quality of classroom practices that support the developmental needs of children 2½ - 5 years of age with disabilities in early childhood settings. Ratings on the ICP items indicate the extent to which program staff intentionally adapt the classroom’s environment, activities, and instructional support in ways that encourage children’s active...
Date(s): 7/19/2017 - 7/21/2017
Description: Creating Connections to Shining Stars (CCSS) is a collaborative effort between many state agencies and early childhood programs in Virginia. The conference will focus on promoting and supporting the implementation of evidence-based practices in inclusive settings for young children, both with and without disabilities.   Who Should Attend? Early Intervention Providers, Early Childhood Educators, Related Service Providers, Early Childhood Special Educators, Childcare Providers,...
Date(s): 4/28/2017 8:00 AM - 4/28/2017 12:30 PM
Description: Formed Families Forward and the ADHD Resource Group of Northern Virginia are pleased to host Dr. Bruce Thyer, Professor of Social Work at Florida State University and author of Science and Pseudoscience in Social Work Practice, for a half-day workshop. Dr. Thyer will provide insight into some of the most common and most controversial interventions for working with children, youth and families. Dr. Thyer will cover science and pseudoscience in: Clinical assessment Treating children and...
Date(s): 11/17/2016 12:00 PM - 11/17/2016 1:00 PM, 11/17/2016 3:00 PM - 11/17/2016 4:00 PM
Description: Presenter: Matt Newton, M.A.T., Coordinator of Educational and Assistive Technology, VDOE T/TAC at Virginia Tech Does your school division use Windows-based laptops, PCs, or Apple devices rather than Chromebooks in the classroom?  Do these machines and their software packages present access challenges for students that you are working with?  Then, this session is for you!  Matt will provide an overview of the MANY built-in and add-on accessibility features of Microsoft Windows,...
Date(s): 11/15/2016 12:00 PM - 11/15/2016 1:00 PM, 11/15/2016 3:00 PM - 11/15/2016 4:00 PM
Description: Presenters:   Laura Palmaro, Chrome Accessibility Program Manager, Google & Roger Benz, Google Apps Accessibility Program Manager, Google The world of Google Chrome is exploding with new features and Apps. Laura Palmaro and Roger Benz, nationally recognized Google trainers, will provide an overview of the accessibility features and functionality in Chromebooks, as well as Google Apps (including Drive, Docs, Calendar and Gmail). Learn ways to use these tools to help boost student...