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April 2019

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

April 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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18th Annual START Conference

April 29 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, 219 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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$30 - $95

AGENDA Monday, April 29, 2019 7:30am to 8:30am - Registration  8:30am to 8:40am - Welcome 8:40am to 10:15am - Keynote Presentation: Developing Social Competencies: Social Thinking®, Social Learning & Becoming a Social Detective, Part 1 - Michelle Garcia Winner, Founder & CEO Social Thinking, M.A., CCC-SLP 10:15am to 10:30am - Break 10:30am to 11:30am - Keynote Presentation: Developing Social Competencies: Social Thinking®, Social Learning & Becoming a Social Detective, Part 2 - Michelle Garcia Winner, Founder & CEO Social Thinking, M.A., CCC-SLP 11:30am to 12:30pm - Lunch …

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Language Acquisition Through Motor Planning (LAMP)

April 30 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Kent ISD Education Service Center, Lot 11 2930 Knapp St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States
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$119

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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May 2019

Moving Forward with LAMP

May 1 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Kent ISD Education Service Center, Lot 11 2930 Knapp St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States
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$145

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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2019 Pediatric Symposium: Care of the Pediatric Patient

May 3
Horizons Conference Center, 6200 State St
Saginaw, MI 48603 United States
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$50 - $100

8:00 am - 3:15 pm Presentations 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm Wine and cheese reception with presenter meet and greet Pediatric topics will include: Pediatric Rheumatology Asthma Autism Spectrum Disorder Failure to Thrive Chronic Abdominal Pain Diagnostic Imaging For more information, contact Brenda Fitak at 989.583.4150 or Brenda.Fitak@chs-mi.com. Printable materials will be available per the presenter starting April 22, 2019.

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Guilt by Innocence: Understanding Autism in the World of the Criminal Justice System

May 3 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Oakland University – Golf Course, 492 Golf View Lane
Rochester, MI 48309-4477 United States
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$75 - $150

While recent studies in autism spectrum disorders have examined the identification, diagnosis, and intervention of the young child with autism, fewer studies have explored the lives of adolescents and adults. The deficits frequently seen in young children (lack of social skills, difficulties communicating and understanding the world) continue into adulthood. Unfortunately, these deficits may contribute to inappropriate behaviors that result in the adolescent/adult becoming involved in the criminal justice system (CJS). Access to justice, especially for adolescents and adults with…

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Language Acquisition through Motor Planning

May 7 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Ottawa ISD, 13565 Port Sheldon St
Holland, MI 49424 United States
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$119

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

May 8 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Ottawa ISD, 13565 Port Sheldon St
Holland, MI 49424 United States
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$145

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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MAADAC Spring conference- Risk Reduction

May 10 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Inn at St. John’s, 44045 Five Mile Road
Plymouth, MI 48170 United States
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Free - $300

Description 8:00 – 9:00 am: Registration, Continental Breakfast & networking, Exhibit area open Morning Track: Grandee Ballroom: 9:00-10:30 Trauma informed care, Sue Bruggink, MA, LLP, CAADC, Cherry Health/Grand Rapids Grandee Ballroom: 9:00-10:30 Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), Dr. Bulat, Dr. Schwendiman, Chris Nixon, Henry Ford Health System, SE Michigan 12:00 – 1:00 Lunch in Garden Gallery - eat and network, visit Exhibit partners (exhibitor partners begin breakdown of exhibit at 1:00) Afternoon Tracks: Track 1a in Gallalee: 1:00 – 1:45 Vaping 101: Methods…

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Mental Health & Aging Conference

May 14 - May 15
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, 219 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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$155 - $235

The annual Michigan Mental Health and Aging Conference is to be held on May 14-15, 2019 at the Kellogg Center, Michigan State University. Continuing Education Contact Hours are available for Social Workers and Nurses. Community Mental Health staff responsible for PASRR evaluations are eligible for reimbursement (to their agency) for all conference-related costs using the regular PASRR billing process through the MDHHS QMP, OBRA Section. Email Marcy Fuhr at fuhrm@lcc.edu for further information.

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