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November 2018

“I AM” Self esteem and Confidence Building Workshop for Children with special needs

November 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bridgeport High School, 4961 Bearcat Blvd
Bridgeport, MI 28722 United States
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Free

"I Am" Self-Esteem and Confidence Building workshop for children with special needs. The participants will learn boxing techniques for stress management with Trainer Lorenzo Reynold as well as hear from our guest speaker Twannie Gray, LMSW, speak on self-esteem and confidence.

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#TalkingAAC 2018

November 28 - November 30
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, 219 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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$50 - $150

*Please note these tickets are purchased separately from the pre-conference workshop* #TalkingAAC is the only conference of it's kind in Michigan, focusing on topics related to augmentative/alternative communication (AAC). This event is presented by Eaton RESA and is open to teachers, therapists, staff, families, and other members of the community in roles supporting individuals with complex communication needs. Attendees will choose from a variety of topics over the course of this two-day event. Each session is 75-minutes in length, allowing…

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Treating Patients with Autism For Primary Healthcare Providers- Training and Research Opportunity

November 29
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day 29 of the month, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Introduction You are being asked to be in a research study that is being done by Oakland University researchers. This study is being done by Dr. Mary Dereski, Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine along with Medical Student Megan McCrohan (Class of 2021) as a requirement for earning her medical degree. This form describes the study and what you will be asked to do. The researcher(s) can answer any questions…

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December 2018

ESDM Advanced Training

December 3 - December 5
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One event on December 3, 2018 at 12:00am

University of Michigan – Rachel Upjohn Building, 4250 Plymouth Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) is an evidence-based intervention specifically developed for very young children with autism. ESDM is a play-based intervention that fuses behavioral and developmental principles into an integrated approach. ESDM can be implemented in different natural settings such as the home or the daycare/preschool by trained therapists as well as parents within play and daily routines. ESDM aims to reduce the symptoms of autism and target all developmental areas.

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Mealtime Miseries: Management of Complex Feeding Issues

December 6 - December 7
Wayne County Community College Downriver Campus, 21000 Northline Rd
Taylor, MI 48180 United States
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Elizabeth Clawson, PhD. and Carol Elliott, OT share over 30 years experience in the field of pediatric feeding.The focus of this 2-day course is on the Transdisciplinary Effective Assessment and Treatment (TR-eat®) model integrating oral motor/sensory therapy techniques along with medical and behavioral management for the treatment of complex feeding problems. It will cover innovative strategies and case examples, to address oral aversion, food refusal, poor transition onto solid foods, texture grading, learning to chew, self-feeding and feeding difficulties related to…

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Language Acquisition Through Motor Planning (LAMP)

December 11 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wexford-Missaukee Intermediate School District, 9907 E 13th St
Cadillac, MI 49601 United States
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$109

LAMP is an augmentative alternative communication (AAC) approach designed to give a method of independently and spontaneously expressing themselves through a speech generating device. This course will cover the components of LAMP: readiness to learn, engaging the learner through joint engagement, and learning language through a unique and consistent motor plan paired with an auditory signal and a natural consequence. Discussion will include how this approach addresses the core language deficits of autism, device features that are beneficial to teaching…

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Moving Forward with LAMP

December 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wexford-Missaukee Intermediate School District, 9907 E 13th St
Cadillac, MI 49601 United States
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$125

This course is designed to further the communication partners ability to implement the Language Acquisition through Motor Planning approach at different language stages and across environments. The language structure of the LAMP Words for Life language system and use of features to support language learning will be explored. Participants will receive some hands-on time and are encouraged to bring their own device (Accent or iPad with WFL). Discussion will include assessing current language level, setting goals for developmental progression, and…

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MI-DDI 2018 Special Interest Forum #2: Circles of Support

December 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

As a follow-up to the Intelligent Lives documentary shown at Wayne State University on October 18, 2018, MI-DDI will be presenting a series of web-based Special Interest Forums. These 1-hour, webinar-style forums will allow deeper dives into some of the topics touched upon in the film. The forums will feature expert panels made up of individuals with disabilities, family members and professionals. Participants will have opportunities to ask questions of the panelists. Additional forums addressing other topics raised by the film…

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Treating Patients with Autism For Primary Healthcare Providers- Training and Research Opportunity

December 29
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day 29 of the month, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Introduction You are being asked to be in a research study that is being done by Oakland University researchers. This study is being done by Dr. Mary Dereski, Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine along with Medical Student Megan McCrohan (Class of 2021) as a requirement for earning her medical degree. This form describes the study and what you will be asked to do. The researcher(s) can answer any questions…

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January 2019

Treating Patients with Autism For Primary Healthcare Providers- Training and Research Opportunity

January 29, 2019
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An event every month that begins at 12:00am on day 29 of the month, repeating until April 30, 2019

Free

Introduction You are being asked to be in a research study that is being done by Oakland University researchers. This study is being done by Dr. Mary Dereski, Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine along with Medical Student Megan McCrohan (Class of 2021) as a requirement for earning her medical degree. This form describes the study and what you will be asked to do. The researcher(s) can answer any questions…

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