Other National Events Listed in Past Issues
The International Center for Leadership in Education 16th Annual Model Schools Conference
June 22, 2008 - June 25, 2008
The Annual Model Schools Conference will showcase student engagement strategies used by high performing schools, as well as effective instructional practices and leadership approaches, research on best practices, and measurable learning criteria for evaluation of instructional practices.
Society for Disability Studies 21st Annual Conference
June 18, 2008 - June 22, 2008
New York, NY
The Society for Disability Studies for its 21st Annual Conference invites proposals from any field that examine the ways in which disability and urban issues intersect; engage the mobility of metaphor and the refiguration of space; and/or explore the ways in which Disability Studies shifts and translates in application to specific sites and communities.
2008 Believable Hope Conference, United Cerebral Palsy (UCP)
June 18, 2008 - June 21, 2008
Members of the disability community; business and community leaders; healthcare professionals; and families will join forces with UCP to create Believable Hope today for a life without limits for people with disabilities in the future. Registration deadline: May 21, 2008.
Summer Institute on Autism Spectrum Disorders: Educating and Supporting Individuals Across the Autism Spectrum
June 16, 2008 - June 20, 2008
The Indiana Institute on Disability and Community/Indiana Resource Center for Autism is sponsoring a summer institute on autism disorders. Topics include: introduction to autism spectrum disorders, the role of movement disorders, person-centered planning, functional behavioral assessments, communication programming, visual supports, social skills assessment and programming, instructional strategies, and structured teaching. All sessions will be held in Bloomington at the Indiana Institute.
20th Annual Postsecondary Disability Training Institute
June 10, 2008 - June 14, 2008
The objective of this training institute, sponsored by the University of Connecticut Center on Postsecondary Education and Disability, is to assist dedicated professionals to meet the unique needs of college students with disabilities. Participants can select from a variety of strands and single sessions taught by experts in the field and they will have opportunities to share information and network with each other at various activities throughout the Institute.
National Workshop: Personal Assistance Services for Students with Severe Physical Disabilities
June 5, 2008 - June 6, 2008
This Workshop, hosted by Midwest Alliance in Science, Tech., Engineering, and Mathematics, in Urbana-Champaign IL, is intended for members of the NFS, ED, and NIH, Vocational Rehab, Veterans Administration, and independent Living Centers. The Workshop objectives are to assess the state of personal assistance services (PAS) for students with severe disabilities, review strategies, identify barriers, and develop recommendations to increase opportunities for PAS. Available in PDF (3 p, 126 KB).
No Health Without Mental Health: Mental Health America 2008 Conference
June 4, 2008 - June 7, 2008
The Mental Health America Conference draws leaders and advocates, including executives and staff from its state and local affiliates, mental health consumers, family members, policymakers, advocates, providers, and academic, government and business leaders to Washington, D.C. to learn about critical issues in the behavioral health field and strategies for collective action. The 2008 Conference adds a Promotion and Prevention Summit, June 6-7, on driving down the high rates and profound impact of mental illnesses in the United States.
A Summit on Disability Employment Policy: Transforming the American Workplace: A 21st Century Vision
June 3, 2008 - June 4, 2008
The U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy Summit will hold a Summit on Disability Employment Policy at Gallaudet University.
People on the Move: Using All Transportation Options (ADA and Beyond…): A FREE “train-the-trainer” initiative to increase accessible transportation in your community
June 2, 2008 - June 3, 2008
Each year, Easter Seals Project ACTION (Accessible Community Transportation In Our Nation) offers five of these trainings providing teachers and trainers the basic tools needed to expand community transportation options. Human service providers, transportation providers, school personnel, individuals who use community transportation, and advocates who support community change are invited to apply to attend. Application deadline: March 27, 2008.
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May 30, 2008 - June 1, 2008
Abilities Expo showcases the latest independent and assisted living products and services to enhance the lives of people with disabilities. It is a consumer show and is open to the public. Abilities Expo also has a comprehensive workshop program consisting of consumer and professional tracks, with certificates of participation available to students and education and healthcare professionals.
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