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October 2019

Leading Sexuality Education Classes for people with I/DD

October 14 - October 16
Tree Tops Resort, 3962 Wilkinson Rd
Gaylord, MI 49735 United States
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$25

Nationally recognized guest speaker, Katherine McLaughlin will lead a three day workshop for teams made up of parents, professionals and self-advocates from various areas of the state. These teams will receive Katherine’s curriculum and three days of training in conjunction with advocates from Michigan, trained during the Council’s 2018 Sexuality Education Summit. This curriculum contains 22 lessons designed with, and for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) in conjunction with national experts. It is designed for trainers to choose…

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#TalkingAAC

October 15 - October 16
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, 219 S Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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$175

#TalkingAAC is the only conference of it's kind in Michigan - focusing exclusively on topics related to augmentative/alternative communication (AAC). This event is presented a coalition of school districts across the state of Michigan. #TalkingAAC is open to teachers, therapists, staff, families, and other members of the community in roles supporting individuals with complex communication needs. Each day of the conference beings with a keynote presentation. While the regular session focus on the 'what' and the 'how' of AAC, the…

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MI-AIMH 2019 Conference: Explorations in Development Relationships and Developmental Transitions from Infancy to Early Adulthood for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

October 16 - October 17
Macomb Intermediate School District, 44001 Garfield
Clinton Township, MI 48038 United States
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$120 – $155

Dates: Wednesday, October 16 & Thursday, October 17, 2019 *Note this is a two-day training Times: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm; check-in time will begin at 9:00 am Location: Macomb Intermediate School District, 44001 Garfield Road, Clinton Twp, MI 48038 Parking: Free and open parking around the building and extended parking into the Macomb Community College available. Day 1 9:30 am – 3:00 pm Autism and Attachment: The Importance of Parent-Implemented Autism Early Intervention with Onna Solomon, LMSW, Certified PLAY Project Consultant – Speaker Bio…

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CMHA 2019 Fall Conference

October 21 - October 22
Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, 100 Grand Traverse Resort Village Blvd
Acme, MI 49610 United States
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CMHAM 2019 Fall Conference is organized by Community Mental Health Association of Michigan (CMHAM) and will be held from Oct 21 - 22, 2019 at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, Acme, Michigan, United States of America. Who Should Attend: The fall conference attracts more than 800 attendees. We bring together board members, CEOs, COOs, CFOs, medical directors, clinical directors, case workers, supports coordinators, and children’s supervisors from Michigan CMHSPs and Provider Agencies. We also have strong attendance from others within…

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Grand Rounds–Annual Max L. Hutt Lecture–Cary R. Savage, Ph.D.

October 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
University of Michigan – Rachel Upjohn Building, 4250 Plymouth Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Free

Hosting Faculty: Todd Arnedt, PhD CME Available: Yes Cary R. Savage, PhD Director, Center for Brain, Biology and Behavior Dr. Savage joined the UNL psychology faculty as part of the Clinical Program and Neuroscience and Behavior faculty in Spring 2018. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Oklahoma State University. From 1992-94 Dr. Savage completed a Psychiatric Neuroscience Fellowship at The Massachusetts General Hospital and from 1994-95 he completed a Fellowship in Brain Imaging at The Massachusetts General Hospital.…

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2019 Van Riper Lecture Series

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Western Michigan University Fetzer Center, 2251 Business Ct.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008 United States
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$20 – $100

The Van Riper Lectures began in 1981, honoring Dr. Charles Van Riper, a pioneer in the field of speech-language pathology and audiology and founder of the Speech Pathology and Audiology program at WMU. The series brings nationally recognized experts for pre-service and in-service training on topics in communication disorders in addition to important educational experiences for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology professionals. Find more information on the Western Michigan University website.

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Anita Naftaly Family Circle Conference

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Berman Center For The Performing Arts, 6600 W Maple Rd
West Bloomfield Township, MI 48322 United States
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$20 – $25

Contact: Shoshana Baruch Phone: 248.432.5543 Email: sbaruch@jccdet.org Link: jccdet.org/familycircle

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November 2019

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference

November 3 @ 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Kensington Court Hotel, 3500 S State St
Ann Arbor, MI 48108 United States
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$150

Wrightslaw programs are designed to meet the needs of parents, educators, health care providers, advocates and attorneys who represent children with disabilities regarding special education. This one day special education law and advocacy program will focus on four areas: - Special education law, rights & responsibilities - Tests & measurements to measure progress & regression - SMART IEPs - Introduction to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy Participants will receive lunch, snack, a Wrightslaw highlighter pen and three Wrightslaw books…

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re:con

November 6 - November 8
Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, 100 Grand Traverse Resort Village Blvd
Acme, MI 49610 United States
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$35 – $400

Registration is now open for re:con 2019!! Engaging people committed to removing barriers, restarting lives, and restoring community. 2019 re:con  is the premier event for Michigan professionals looking to revitalize themselves in their support of individuals with disabilities and other barriers. Participants will walk away with ideas to implement change, information on best practices, and equipped with the tools and resources to succeed. Through breakouts, workshops, panel discussions, and networking, they will be re:fueled and re:invigorated.  Opportunities to engage with…

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Wellness & Epilepsy Conference

November 9
Schoolcraft College, 18600 Haggerty Rd
Livonia, MI 48152 United States
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$25

Saturday, November 9, 2019 VisTaTech Center Schoolcraft College 18600 Haggerty Rd, Livonia, MI 48152 INSPIRATIONAL ADDRESS Joy D. Calloway, MBA, MHSA Public Speaker ~ Corporate Trainer ~ Problem Solver Member, Board of Directors - Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan Topic: Mind Games: Playing to Win! Joy D. Calloway is a charismatic, transformational leader with over 25 years of healthcare and non-profit experience. Currently serving as the Interim Executive Director for the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE), Joy is a three-time…

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