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Description: Information & Registration for Hybrid Training Series: Transportation - Bus drivers and transportation staff work directly with students with autism and are responsible for their and others' safety during the routes. Drivers and assistants are the first faces students see in the morning and the last ones in the afternoon. They are critical liaisons between home and school and often have more interaction with parents than other school staff. Beyond simply driving, transportation...
Date(s): 7/9/2024 9:00 AM ET - 7/9/2024 3:30 PM ET, 7/10/2024 9:00 AM ET - 7/10/2024 3:30 PM ET, 7/11/2024 9:00 AM ET - 7/11/2024 3:30 PM ET, 7/24/2024 9:00 AM ET - 7/24/2024 3:30 PM ET, 7/25/2024 9:00 AM ET - 7/25/2024 3:30 PM ET, 7/30/2024 9:00 AM ET - 7/30/2024 3:30 PM ET, 7/31/2024 9:00 AM ET - 7/31/2024 3:30 PM ET, 8/1/2024 9:00 AM ET - 8/1/2024 3:30 PM ET
Description: Still feeling unsure about how to incorporate Augmetative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in your classroom? Do you wish you were more confident in your ability to model and teach AAC, but haven’t had the time, tools, or training needed to learn these skills? Join us for this FREE, interactive workshop where educators will gain hands-on experience using high-tech AAC to implement evidence-based communication strategies for students with ASD! We will discuss and practice using AAC to...
Date(s): 7/15/2024 - 7/16/2024
Description: Register for the Parent Institute - Are you a parent of a child with disabilities who is new to special education services in Virginia? Apply today for our in-person, two-day Parent Institute training!  This program is an essential first step in navigating the complicated special education system with confidence. You'll gain valuable insights into the special education process, discover a wealth of resources, and connect with other parents on the same journey. Participants will need to...
Date(s): 7/30/2024 10:00 AM ET - 7/30/2024 4:30 PM ET
Description: Rescheduled Summer Transition Summit Information & Registration This summit will provide an opportunity for educators to enhance their skills, knowledge, and best practices in transition based on current secondary transition research. The purpose is to improve postsecondary outcomes for students with disabilities by offering professional development opportunities for secondary transition school-based personnel in the following areas: Transition goals (IEP), workplace readiness, and Universal...
Date(s): 9/26/2024
Description: Learn from the experts! Collaborate with mental health professionals, peers, and family members at the NAMI Virginia 2024 Mental Health Conference and Youth Summit! Tickets for this event are free. The one-day conference features networking, workshops, panel discussions, keynote speakers, and activities to promote mental health wellness. NAMI Virginia will host the annual statewide Mental Health Conference and Youth Summit at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center on September...
Date(s): 11/18/2024 - 11/20/2024
Description: The Virginia Department of Education’s Assistive Technology Network is planning the 2024 TechKnowledgy Conference in Harrisonburg, VA on the campus of James Madison University this November 18-20, 2024. Through this conference, we seek for participants to not only learn about evidence-based assistive technology (AT) in educational, vocational, and community settings with students of all ages and disabilities but also gain skills that empower and equip them to implement high-leverage...