2016 Educational Conference

Saturday, November 5, 2016

At Country Inn and Suites, 5353 N 27th Street, Lincoln NE 68521


 


For schedule, session descriptions and speaker details,

download the 2016 Educational Conference BROCHURE  


DSAF is one of 11 organizations across the United States receiving a GLOBAL DOWN SYNDROME FOUNDATION EDUCATIONAL GRANT for innovative programs impacting the lives of thousands of people with Down syndrome across the nation. The 2016 DSAF Educational Conference will provide accurate and up-to-date information on best practices to parents, educators, medical professionals, and direct-service professionals across the state, with a focus on education and behavior in children with Down syndrome. Global's Educational Grant eligibility is one of the key benefits to DSAF's GDS membership. DSAF is grateful for the opportunity to better serve its membership and greater Down syndrome community.  

SPEAKER PRESENTATIONS and/or HANDOUTS:

Dr. Kathleen Whitbread

KEYNOTE: WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT TEACHING READING TO CHILDREN WITH DOWN SYNDROME

IMPLEMENTING RESEARCH-BASED READING INSTRUCTION

LITERACY INSTRUCTION FOR OLDER CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS

EARLY LITERACY INSTRUCTION FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

Marcus Sikora

BLACK DAY, spot

BLACK DAY, trailer 

Denise Gehringer

MAKING THE MOVE TO A NEW SCHOOL

SMOOTH AND STEADY TRANSITIONS TO ADULT SERVICES

Nicole Meyer

RECREATIONAL THERAPY: A MUCH NEEDED RESOURCE!

Heidi Sommer

AN OVERVIEW OF EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES - EDN and IFSP

handouts - EDN Family Resource Guide

handouts - IFSP

handouts - preschool

Carrie Kenny

AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION

Jennifer Miller

UNDERSTANDING THE IEP

Amelis Long

ENABLE BASICS

Dr. Matt McNiff

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PRE-REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. 

WALK-UP REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED*

*Lunch will be served to day-of registrants per availability and cannot be guaranteed.  




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Down Syndrome Association for Families of Nebraska

 a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization


Mailing Address: P.O. Box 57362 

Lincoln, NE 68505

Phone: 402.421.1338

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