This webinar will discuss factors related to job outcomes for
students with ID who are attending PSE programs and present a case study
of a program in CT that addressed these issues and improved their
employment outcomes as a result. (Chapters 8 & 9)
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In this webinar, the speakers discuss the policies and practices
that they have been developed to promote successful college experiences
for students while they are still in high school. (Chapter 4)
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This webinar looks to the future, and discusses some of the next
generation of issues likely to result from the increased demand for and
supply of PSE options for students with ID. (Chapter 10) Click here to register for this webinar
What: Many schools and communities are struggling to find effective ways to prevent both bullying and suicidal behavior among youth. This webinar will provide the latest research and science on the relationship between bullying and suicide and will outline some of the shared risk and protective factors. The webinar will also discuss the main principles of a comprehensive whole school approach to bullying prevention. This presentation will be interactive, with opportunities to ask questions.
1. Recognize the complex relationship between bullying and suicide.
2. Understand key research findings related to effective bullying prevention approaches.
3. Identify ways to integrate both bullying prevention and suicide prevention into school violence prevention initiatives.
When: Thursday, February 2, 2012 1:00-2:30 p.m. Mountain Time
Contact: Tiffany Kim Phone: 202-572-3717 Email: email@example.com
What: The Council for Exception Children (CEC) invites you to join them for a premier professional development event dedicated to special and gifted education.
Attending the convention, you will:
Participate in the many rich opportunities to learn and engage in dialogue about the fields most important topics including: teacher effectiveness, universal design for learning, collaboration, response to intervention, evidence-based instructional strategies, common core state standards, restraint and seclusion, alternative school, autism, mental health, classroom management, and more.
Network with inernationally-renowned experts in special education and discuss the latest research and most promising instructional strategies.
Investigate new career opportunities with onsite recruiters and more!
What: The Autistic Self Advocacy Network, in conjunction with the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics, the Harvard Law Project on Disability and the UNESCO Bioethics Chair American Unit, is proud to invite you, to join us on December 10th for a Symposium on Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Autism Research at Harvard Law School. The free event will run from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Harvard Law School campus, Hauser Hall, Room 105. Topics covered will include prenatal testing, community participation in research methodologies, appropriate and inappropriate intervention goals and much more.
This symposium will serve a unique role in shedding light on ethics and values issues within the autism research community. By bringing together self-advocate and researcher participants, we hope this will serve as a starting point for meaningful dialogue between those conducting research on autism and the community of Autistic adults and youth. Confirmed participants include Administration on Developmental Disabilities Commissioner Sharon Lewis, ASAN President and IACC Public Member Ari Ne'eman, National Institute on Child Health and Human Developmental Director Alan Guttmacher, Harvard Law Professor Michael Stein, Paula Durbin-Westby, Emily Titon, Liz Pellicano, David Rose and many more.
This event is open to the general public without charge and is made possible by a grant from the Administration on Developmental Disabilities.
When: Saturday December 10, 2011 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
Where: Harvard Law School, Hauser Hall Room 105 1563 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138
What: With the growing prevalence of autism spectrum disorders, public school districts are faced with an exploding demand for autism services. This webinar will propose promising applications of scalable technology to enhance training and supervision of staff, and collaboration among clinicians to provide evidence-based educational services for students with autism. Results from an independent study of Rethink Autism's web-based platform to improve paraprofessional and student performance in a public school program will also be presented.
When: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 12:00p - 1:00p Mountain
What: The first webinar in our new series from OSEP and the National Parent Technical Assistance Center will feature the Doing What Works website, a valuable resource for Parent Centers as well as individual families. The website provides information about specific programs that have a strong evidence base so parents can participate as informed consumers in the educational decision making process for their child.
The Doing What Works website (http://dww.ed.gov) provides engaging materials on a wide range of topics, including Response to Intervention, Early Childhood Literacy, Reducing Behavior Problems in Elementary Schools, and Preventing High School Dropouts. Created by the U.S. Department of Education, this resource offers families and educators at all levels concrete strategies, examples, and tools to help use and engage in research-based practices. Aimed at individuals with varying levels of understanding about a topic, the Doing What Works resources can arm educators and families with valuable resources as they work to improve the education of their children. This webinar will introduce the website, provide an overview of the different types of resources, and invite questions and offer support for implementation.
When: Thursday, February 24, 2011 1:00pm - 2:00pm Mountain
This summer, treat yourself to free professional learning! Attend the Equity Alliance at ASU's webinar series to find a wealth of research-based tools and publications that you can access all year long to improve access, participation, and outcomes for ALL students.
May 20, 2010:
Accessing Incredible Free Online Resources
June 3, 2010:
Train Your Team in Research-Based Best Practices
Pitt & Carnegie Mellon are recruiting for their 2010 Research Experience for Undergraduates programs in Quality of Life Technology and Rehabilitation Engineering (ASPIRE) for the summer of 2010. Students in the program be work on a research project that will prepare them for graduate school, learn about innovative technology design and development, and help real people all at the same time.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is looking for Children with disabilities aged 12-18 and their parents/caregivers to complete an internet-based survey on the lifestyle and environment of adolescents with disabilities.
This survey can be found by visiting the following link: www.healthforyouth.org and entering the access code: PLUK.
For more information, or if you have difficulty accessing the survey, please contact Brienne Davis in the Department of Disability and Human Development at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-355-4054.
You are invited to participate in a continuing online research project called the AASPIRE Gateway Project. This online research project is conducted by the Academic Autistic Spectrum Partnership in Research and Education (AASPIRE, http://aaspire.org) in collaboration with Oregon Health & Science University, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Portland State University, and the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network.
The AASPIRE Gateway Project is recruiting participants with and without disabilities, and participants on the autism spectrum, for a series of continuing online studies on topics such as health care, Internet use, online sense of community, identity, problem solving, and perspective taking.