Calls to Participate Listed in Past Issues
Submit a Paper Proposal for Annual Research Conference on Children’s Mental Health
The Research and Training Center for Children’s Mental Health invites paper proposals for its 19th annual research conference, entitled A System of Care for Children’s Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base. The conference will be held in Tampa, FL, February 22-25, 2006. Conference attendees will include researchers, evaluators, administrators, policymakers, advocates, and family members interested in applied practical systems-of-care research. Paper proposal deadline: October 31, 2005.
Submit a Proposal for Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD) Conference
AHEAD invites proposals for its annual conference, to be held in San Diego, July 18-22, 2006. AHEAD provides opportunities for professional development to those who work to assure equal opportunity and full participation for faculty, staff, and students with disabilities in higher education. Completed program proposals must be submitted electronically by October 17, 2005.
Apply to Become a Member of the National Council on Disability’s (NCD) Youth Advisory Committee
The Youth Advisory Committee of NCD, a 12-member committee of youth ages 16-25, is seeking new members. The Youth Advisory Committee ensures that NCD’s policy recommendations and activities give consideration to the perspectives of young people with disabilities. To apply to become a member of the Youth Advisory Committee, send (1) a resume, (2) a letter of recommendation, and (3) a cover letter detailing your leadership experiences and your disability-oriented experiences by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by postal mail to YOUTH-YAC Recruiting, National Council on Disability, 1331 F Street, Suite 850, Washington, DC 20004. Application deadline: September 18, 2005. For more information: Contact Isaac Huff, Youth Advisory Committee Chair at I_Huff@superaleja.org or Rebecca Hare, Youth Advisory Committee Vice-Chair at email@example.com.
Provide Relief for Hurricane Katrina Victims
NCSET has compiled this listing of relief resources for those wishing to assist Hurricane Katrina victims, in particular youth with disabilities.
Submit a Presentation Proposal for Multiple Perspectives on Access, Inclusion, and Disability Conference
The organizing theme for this conference, sponsored by the Ohio State University (OSU), will be “Personal Perspectives & Social Impact: The Stories We Tell.” It will be held at OSU on April 17-18, 2006. The goal of the conference is to encourage presenters and participants to reflect on how personal experiences create and transform social, cultural, and legal realities. Proposals must be received by October 1, 2005.
Submit a Session Proposal for the National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems (NCCRESt) 2006 National Conference
NCCRESt seeks session proposals for its upcoming conference, “Creating Opportunities to Learn: A Forum for Addressing Disproportionality,” which will take place February 15-17, 2006 in Denver, CO. Proposals must be submitted electronically and received by October 31, 2005.
Blog About Strategies and Tips for Students with Special Needs
This blog was created by ASCD as a follow-up to their 2005 Summer Conference. It contains tips and strategies from Marcia Imbeau and Barbara Gartin offered at the conference for classroom teachers to use to scaffold learning for special needs students. Instructional strategies include adjusting RAFTs, tiered assignments, centers, and cubing to provide appropriate challenges for students with special needs. This blog lists the strategies, as well as prompting questions for teachers to respond to in the blog.
Comment on the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research’s (NIDRR) Proposed Long-Range Plan
People with disabilities, their families and advocates, and researchers and service providers are invited to review and comment on a draft long-range plan for disability and rehabilitation research which has been prepared by NIDRR. The proposed plan is currently available in the Federal Register. Deadline for submission of comments: August 26, 2005.
Get Involved in Disability Mentoring Day 2005 in Your Community
Disability Mentoring Day, a national effort to promote the employment of students with disabilities through personal mentoring, will be October 19, 2005. Disability Mentoring Day promotes career development for students and job-seekers with disabilities through job shadowing and hands-on career exploration. The Disability Mentoring Day Web site includes contact information for local coordinators, promotional materials, and a toolkit to help you implement Disability Mentoring Day in your community.
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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s CFK initiative seeks to increase the number of children and families who benefit from existing public health care coverage programs. During August and September 2005, CFK coalitions from coast to coast will host outreach and enrollment events to inform families about low-cost and free health care coverage programs for children.
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