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Schedule

Day 1 - June 22, 2017


Inclusion

Communication

9:00-10:15

Keynote Address: Patrick Schwarz

“From Disability to Possibility”

Strayer-Wood Theatre

10:30-12:00

 

Intro to Facilitated Communication Training Harvey Lavoy/Tracy Thresher/ Pascal Cheng

Room 301


Technology that supports a life of Inclusion: Ages 1 to 100, Kate Fairfax

Room 216


Take Time to Build Your Skills as a Communicator Darlene Hanson

Room 404


Inclusion Connection: Three Successfully Employed Panel Members That Will Inspire You! Kayleen Symmonds

Room 217

Back to Basics with Best Practices- Morgan Tyner

Room 406

12:00-1:00

Lunch

1:30-3:00

Universal Design, Differentiation and Curricular Adaptations, Patrick Schwarz

Room 216

Intro to Facilitated Communication Training (continued) Harvey Lavoy/Tracy Thresher/ Pascal Cheng

Room 301


There IS Life After School!
Nate Trainor/ Quinn Partridge/Bill Henzlik

Room 217

Engagement: The Key to Being an Effective Communication Partner, Marilyn Chadwick

Room 404


Customized Employment & Self-Employment 101: Learning the concepts of how Discovery can lead to self employment opportunities, Ashlea Lantz

Room 222

Back to Basics with Best Practices- Morgan Tyner

Room 406

3:00-3:15

Break

3:15-4:45

Imagine the Possibilities: Supporting Communication with Drama

Gretta Berghammer & Jennifer Garrett

Room 222

Intro to Facilitated Communication Training (continued) Harvey Lavoy/Tracy Thresher/Pascal Cheng

Room 301


Just Give Him the Whale, Patrick Schwarz

Room 216

Becoming the Driver of your Own Communication
Marilyn Chadwick

Room 404


Body and Movement Support to Improve Executive Function Angie Sylas

Room 217


Key

Employment: Programs in this category have a focus on best practices in meaningful integrated employment opportunities for persons with varying levels of ability.

Education: Presentations in this category focus on best practices to support inclusive education in which persons of all ability levels learn and grow in the same classroom environment and the supports that may be required outside such environment to promote success.

Communication: Our Communication Presentations that fall into the Inclusion category are focused on communication practices that empower individuals of varying ability levels to access their voice. These are outside the workshop format.

Day 2 - June 23, 2017


Inclusion

Communication

9:00-10:15

Keynote Panel-Realizing Human Potential Tracy Thresher/Sue Rubin/Kelsey Krause

Group A

Strayer-Wood Theatre

10:30 - 12:00

I-Cater: Reading, Writing and Other Tools That Help to Further Inclusive Life in College or Work Settings, Patti Bahr

Room 218

Intro to Facilitated Communication Training (continued) Harvey Lavoy/Tracy Thresher/Pascal Cheng

Room 301


My Voice: One Man’s Journey to Overcome the Silence of Autism, Matt Hayes

Room 216

My Voice: One Man’s Journey to Overcome the Silence of Autism - Matt Hayes

Room 216


Moving Towards Inclusion. A Panel on Inclusive Practice, Waterloo Schools

Room 233

What’s Your Means of Communication? Darlene Hanson

Room 306


12:00-1:00

Lunch

1:30-3:00

Creating a Culture of Learning for All, Hansen Elementary

Room 222

Typing With Tracy - Tracy Thresher

Room 301


Impacting Independence: Iowa Able and Resources for Self-Employment, Jill Crosser Amy Dutton, Jim Martin and Stefani Meyer

Room 216

Body and Movement Support to Improve Executive Function- Angie Sylas

Room 218


Why We Do What We Do in These Trying Times, Julie Christensen

Room 217

Take Time to Build Your Skills as a Communicator Darlene Hanson

Room 306


3:00-3:15

Break

3:15-4:45

The Road to Inclusion, Tammy Frahm, Debbie Paulsen, Traci Lake, Carrie Elser, Kylie Elser

Room 222

Take Time to Build Your Skills as a Communicator Harvey Lavoy/Tracy Thresher/Pascal Cheng

Room 301


Iowa’s Specially Designed Instruction (SDI)Framework, Amy Alfrey

Room 217

The Road to Independence, Marilyn Chadwick

Room 404


Unity Point Health - Allen Hospital Project SEARCH, Amy Bakker, John Weldon, Brody Adair

Room 218

Let’s Talk About It! Darlene Hanson

Room 306

Key

Employment: Programs in this category have a focus on best practices in meaningful integrated employment opportunities for persons with varying levels of ability.

Education: Presentations in this category focus on best practices to support inclusive education in which persons of all ability levels learn and grow in the same classroom environment and the supports that may be required outside such environment to promote success.

Communication: Our Communication Presentations that fall into the Inclusion category are focused on communication practices that empower individuals of varying ability levels to access their voice. These are outside the workshop format.