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July 2019

Employment First Conference

July 31 - August 1
Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave
Novi, MI 48374 United States
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$50

“When Everyone Who Wants A Job, Has A Job!” Join us for the Employment First Conference! Hear from national homegrown experts about how Michigan can ensure that “everyone who wants a job, has a job!” Employment First is a state and national movement to help individuals with disabilities in Michigan and other states realize their fullest employment potential through the achievement of individual, competitive integrated employment outcomes. HOTEL INFORMATION: Hyatt Place at the Suburban Collection Showplace 46080 Grand River Ave,…

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August 2019

Understanding the IEP

August 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on September 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Disability Network of Northern Michigan- Traverse City, 415 E Eighth St
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Free

This workshop will help you better understand the Individualized Education Program (IEP) for students who receive special education services. Our goal is to help you understand how the IEP components work together: • The present level of academic achievement and functional performance (PLAAFP) statement • Writing measurable goals and objectives • Support services • Plan implementation • Resolving disagreements Who should attend? Families with a child with disabilities or learning challenges,school staff, other community members

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2019 Culture of Gentleness Conference

August 22 - August 23
Weber’s Inn Ann Arbor, 3050 Jackson Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103 United States
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$125 – $200

Relationships with others are the foundation of our personal and professional lives and the method in which we interact is vitally important. The principles involved in a Culture of Gentleness are simple and yet, life-changing. They are applicable across all disciplines and for use in our everyday lives. This conference is dedicated to individuals who are in a position to influence, support, or train caregivers or family members who struggle with supporting those they serve. As systems continue to change…

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26th Annual Recipient Rights Conference

August 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
McCamly Plaza Hotel, 50 Capital Ave SW
Battle Creek, MI 49017 United States
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$25 – $428

OVERNIGHT RESERVATIONS: The McCamly Hotel is currently sold out. You may request to be put on a waiting list. Standard Rooms $119.00 + 11% sales and accommodation tax Reservations: e-mail mccamlyreservations@trusthospitality.com or call: 269-268-5021. Room block name: 2019 Recipient Rights Conference Cutoff date to secure hotel accommodations is August 23, 2019 OVERFLOW HOTEL INFORMATION: Holiday Inn 12812 Harper Village Drive, Kalamazoo For Reservations, call:269-979-0500 ask for Block Code RRC $119 single/double plus taxes Cutoff date to secure hotel accommodations is…

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September 2019

Grand Rounds -Tanja Jovanovic, Ph.D.

September 4 @ 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

Title: The Neurobiology of Risk for PTSD: From Genotypes to Phenotypes Disclosure: TBD Hosting Faculty: Jacek Debiec, PhD CME Available: Yes Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences David and Patricia Barron Chair for PTSD Neurobiology Wayne State University Tanja Jovanovic, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences and the David and Patricia Barron Chair for PTSD Neurobiology at Wayne State University. From 2015 to 2018, Dr. Jovanovic was the Director of the Grady Trauma Project in…

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Understanding the IEP

September 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Disability Network of Northern Michigan- Traverse City, 415 E Eighth St
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States
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Free

This workshop will help you better understand the Individualized Education Program (IEP) for students who receive special education services. Our goal is to help you understand how the IEP components work together: • The present level of academic achievement and functional performance (PLAAFP) statement • Writing measurable goals and objectives • Support services • Plan implementation • Resolving disagreements Who should attend? Families with a child with disabilities or learning challenges,school staff, other community members

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ACMH 2019 Annual Conference

September 30
Radisson Hotel Lansing at the Capitol, 111 N Grand Ave
Lansing, MI 48933 United States
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$40

What is Your Superpower?  Is it your quick wit or brilliant mind? Your drive to keep going and looking for better solutions? Or your ability   to listen and support others in a non-judgmental way? Is it the wisdom you have learned along your journey? Your skill for thinking outside the box and finding supports that people actually need or want? Or a toolbox of tricks you have learned navigating a winding and sometimes challenging mental health service system? Do you have…

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October 2019

Diversity Ambassador Program

October 1 - October 2
Holiday Inn Conference Center Okemos, 2187 University Park Dr
Okemos, MI 48864 United States
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$249

Successful companies know that Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) need to be a critical component of today's fast-paced business world. They understand that D&I must be embedded into their company's core-values and maintained as a strong business imperative. More than ever before, attracting top talent is essential to growth and having the best-of-the-best requires a workplace where individuals can obtain an equitable salary, have good benefits and work in a creative space where they are valued, not only for their…

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Emergent Literacy for Students with Significant Disabilities

October 1 - October 2
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Eastwood, 3320 Preyde Boulevard
Lansing, MI 48912 United States
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$30

Students with significant disabilities can and do learn to read conventionally with supportive print- and language-based experiences and interactions. Not unlike students without significant disabilities, this learning for students with significant disabilities begins with emergent literacy. Students who are emergent literacy learners should be provided many frequent learning opportunities that provide instruction and practice with functions of print and print conventions, phonological and alphabet awareness, and expressive and receptive language skills. Participants will learn how and why to address five…

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7th Annual Autism Conference

October 10 - October 11
Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites, 100 W Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 United States
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$50 – $175

The mission of the Michigan Autism Conference is to disseminate information and training on scientifically validated, behaviorally based treatments to parents, caregivers, and professionals who work with and care for individuals with autism spectrum disorder, and to promote awareness and training of closely related conceptual, scientific, and ethical issues. This mission aims to increase functional skill development and decrease behavioral excesses to ensure individuals with autism can live enriched high-quality lives.

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