17th Annual START Conference: Strengthening Inclusive Practices


Agenda

Monday, April 30, 2018

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. - Registration 

8:30 a.m. to 8:40 a.m. - Welcome

         - START Team 

8:40 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. - Keynote Presentation: Don't We Already Do Inclusion?: Creating Better Schools for All, Part 1

         - Paula Kluth, Ph.D., Author

10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. - Break

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. - Keynote Presentation: Don't We Already Do Inclusion?: Creating Better Schools for All, Part 2

         - Paula Kluth, Ph.D., Author

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Lunch 

 12:30 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. - Breakout Session 1 (select one)

         - Developing and Implementing Supports for Students with Complex Needs (repeated session)

                 - Kelly Rogers, S.Psy.S., BCBA, START Project and Gina Sanderson, M.S., Lenawee ISD

         - Sexuality Education for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (repeated session)

                 - Terri Couwenhoven, M.S., TC Services

         - A Sneak Peek to the Foundations of Communication (repeated session)

                 - Jared Koski, M.A. SLP, Alt+Shift

         - Providing Specialized and Developmentally Appropriate Instruction to Young Children with ASD

                 - Lydia Moore, Ph.D., Farmington Public Schools

         - Personal Curriculum: Modifying the Michigan Merit Curriculum (MMC)

                 - Rashell Bowerman, Educational Consultant, Michigan Department of Education

1:50 p.m. to 2:10 p.m. - Break 

2:10 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Breakout Session 2 (select one)

         - Developing and Implementing Supports for Students with Complex Needs (repeated session)

                 - Kelly Rogers, S.Psy.S., BCBA, START Project and Gina Sanderson, M.S., Lenawee ISD

         - Sexuality Education for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (repeated session)

                 - Terri Couwenhoven, M.S., TC Services

         - A Sneak Peek to the Foundations of Communication (repeated session)

                 - Jared Koski, M.A. SLP, Alt+Shift

         - Collaborating to Integrate Behavioral Practices into Early Childhood Education Settings

                 - Amy Matthews, Ph.D., BCBA, START Project and Jen VanTol, OTRL, BCBA, Bay-Arenac ISD

         - Complex Secondary Aged Students on the ASD Spectrum

                 - Maureen Ziegler, M.Ed., START Project