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September 21, 2017  

Assistive Technology Symposium

Description:  The Region 6 & 7 Assistive Technology Symposium will be a focused, hands-on exploration of the latest and greatest AT to support students with disabilities. Participants will hear from representatives from popular AT companies about their newest products as well as a keynote address by Dr. Ray Heipp from School Health (www.schoolhealth.com) on practical ideas for implementation of AT device you already have. Time will be given to network with professionals from across our regions. 

Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm for all participants (Registration begins at 8:30am).  2:00pm-4:00pm Fall Regional AT Network Meeting.

Location:  Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, Virginia.

Intended Audience:  AT specialists, general and special education teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, and/or other individuals with interest in assistive technology.

Registration:  Registration is free and lunch is provided. Be sure to register early if you are interested in this event as registration is limited.  Click here to register for the AT Symposium now!

For More Information:  Contact Matt Newton at matthewn@vt.edu or Holly Nester at hollyn@vt.edu or call 800-848-2714.

 

October 17, 2017  

Don't We Already Do Inclusion?  with Paula Kluth

Description: Please join us as we welcome Dr. Paula Kluth to southwest Virginia in support of quality inclusive options for students with disabilities. Dr. Kluth is a consultant, author, advocate, and independent scholar who works with teachers and families to provide inclusive opportunities for students with disabilities and to create more responsive and engaging schooling experiences for all learners. Each participant will receive a copy of Dr. Kluth’s book, Don’t We Already Do Inclusion? This presentation will help participants refine their vision and their skills when it comes to inclusion. For information visit: www.paulakluth.com.

Time: 9:00am - 3:30pm (Registration begins at 8:00am).

Location:  Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, Virginia.

Intended Audience:  General and special education teachers and administrators, paraprofessionals, related service personnel, and parents.

Registration:  $50.00, which includes morning refreshments, lunch, and the book Don't We Already Do Inclusion?  Please register early as we expect this event to fill quickly.  Click here to register for Don't We Already Do Inclusion with Paula Kluth now!

For More Information:  For questions about the program, please contact Patricia Bickley (bickley@vt.edu) or Diann Eaton (dweaton@vt.edu) or call 800-848-2714.  For questions about registration, contact Sarah Downer (sldowner@vt.edu).

 

November 16, 2017

Fall Region 7 CoLA Meeting

Description: The learning boost for our fall meeting will be centered around creating sustainable supports to educate students with ASD. We will discuss what information divisions need and how they can get it, how to ensure these supports are ongoing and how to get teacher buy-in to implement these supports. Teams will also be provided with refreshments and time for networking with other CoLA teams around their region.  Please bring a laptop or other mobile device with you to the meeting.

Time: 9:00AM-1:00PM (registration and refreshments beginning at 8:30)

Location: Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon, Virginia.

Intended Audience: Leadership teams of 3-4 people who are identified as leaders in autism in their division including general and special education teachers, paraprofessionals, related service providers and/or administrators.

Sponsor: VCU ACE and the T/TAC @ VT

Registration: Information coming soon!

For More Information: Email Holly Nester at hollyn@vt.edu or Lynn Everett at elynn1@vt.edu or call 800-848-2714.

 

November 17, 2017

Fall Region 6 CoLA Meeting

Description: The learning boost for our fall meeting will be centered around creating sustainable supports to educate students with ASD. We will discuss what information divisions need and how they can get it, how to ensure these supports are ongoing and how to get teacher buy-in to implement these supports. Teams will also be provided with refreshments and time for networking with other CoLA teams around their region.  Please bring a laptop or other mobile device with you to the meeting.

Time: 9:00AM-1:00PM (registration and refreshments beginning at 8:30)

Location: Roanoke Higher Education Center

Intended Audience: Leadership teams of 3-4 people who are identified as leaders in autism in their division including general and special education teachers, paraprofessionals, related service providers and/or administrators.

Sponsor: VCU ACE and the T/TAC @ VT

Registration: Information coming soon!

For More Information: Email Holly Nester at hollyn@vt.edu or Lynn Everett at elynn1@vt.edu or call 800-848-2714.