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Date(s): 7/16/2024 - 7/18/2024
Description: Save the Date! Creating Connections to Shining Stars 2024: Creating Connections to Shining Stars is a collaborative effort between Virginia's Part C, Early Intervention and Part B, Early Childhood Special Education programs. The conference will focus on promoting and supporting the implementation of evidence-based practices in inclusive settings for infants, toddlers, and young children, both with and without disabilities. Registration and hotel room block will open on April 1, 2024.Full...
Description: Deaf 101 is a free online short course designed to provide basic knowledge and tools necessary to communicate effectively with deaf individuals, especially in educational and professional settings. The course is broken down into two modules: the first describes the spectrum of deaf identity and answers common questions about deaf people; the second provides participants with quick tips and strategies to communicate effectively with deaf people. You can take the course all at once or in...
Description: Self-Paced Course: Think Like a Behaviorist: Behavior 101 is designed to address common misperceptions about behavior and children with ASD. Participants will learn about the importance of understanding behavior, the functions of behavior, the basic principles of ABA, common myths about ABA, and the ABCs (Antecedent-Behavior-Consequence). Learn how to think like a behaviorist in this first part of a series on behavior 101. This course is designed for any professional who supports young...
Date(s): 9/11/2023 - 3/29/2024
Description: Just the Basics: Educating Young Children with ASD in Early Care and Education - This is a hands-on course where early childhood professionals will have multiple opportunities to assess their classroom practices and implement a variety of evidence-based practices for three main areas: environment, instruction, and interactions. The course will run from September 2023 to March 2024. It is estimated to take approximately 32 hours to complete. **Please note that this online offering is NOT a...
Date(s): 2/5/2024 - 3/11/2024
Description: This course is designed to provide educators with skills and knowledge to instruct students with ASD in the educational setting. The course provides an overview of the importance of good instruction, appropriate skill selection, and evidence-based practices. A focus of the course will surround the "foundational five" evidence-based practices. The "foundational five" include: antecedent-based interventions, visual supports, systematic instruction, and interventions to promote social and...
Date(s): 2/8/2024 4:00 PM - 2/8/2024 7:30 PM, 2/15/2024 5:00 PM - 2/15/2024 7:30 PM, 2/22/2024 5:00 PM - 2/22/2024 7:30 PM, 2/29/2024 5:00 PM - 2/29/2024 7:30 PM, 3/7/2024 5:00 PM - 3/7/2024 7:30 PM
Description: The Technical Assistance Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program (TAC-DHH) at VCU's Partnership for People with Disabilities will be hosting a virtual See-the-Sound Visual Phonics event. Registration-Virtual See the Sound Visual Phonics Training This course is for professionals who are new to STS-Visual Phonics. The training explores the multi-sensory STS-Visual Phonics system of 50+ handshapes/hand cues that are suggestive of the approximately 44 English phonemes and more, plus...
Date(s): 3/4/2024 - 3/25/2024, 4/1/2024 - 4/22/2024
Description: Register for IEP University (IEPU) March 4-25 or Register for IEP University (IEPU) April 1-22 - The IEP process can be difficult and stressful. Everyone comes to the IEP table with thoughts of their personal responsibilities, perspectives, and individual concerns. IEP meetings can be places of high anxiety and there are occasions when conflict may erupt as a result of managing emotions while simultaneously following policy and procedures. PEATC, in collaboration with VDOE, has developed...
Date(s): 3/4/2024 - 3/25/2024, 4/1/2024 - 4/22/2024
Description: Register for Building Strong Parent Advocates- Mar. 4-25 or Register for Building Strong Parent Advocates- April 1-22 - PEATC, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education, invites families to join us for our online training course, Building Strong Parent Advocates. Families of children receiving special education services find themselves in a world filled with complicated policies, confusing acronyms and terms, and piles of paperwork. Often families find themselves looking for...
Date(s): 3/6/2024 6:30 PM, 3/20/2024 6:30 PM
Description: Register for the Special Education Winter 2024 Workshop Series - PEATC presents this virtual workshop series for parents and professionals who want to learn more about special education in Virginia. Register once to attend one, some or all of the informative workshops! March 6: Ins and Outs of IEP Meetings, 6:30pm March 20: Dispute Resolution Options in Virginia, 6:30pm These webinars will be presented via Zoom. They will not be recorded.
Date(s): 3/11/2024 - 4/22/2024
Description: This course will include the process of conducting a Functional Behavior Assessment, developing and implementing a Behavior Intervention Plan, and strategies for intervening when interfering behavior occurs. Students with ASD often present behaviors that interfere with learning in the educational setting. It is necessary to understand how and why interfering behaviors develop and to have knowledge of evidence based interventions designed to support positive behavior change. This course is...
Date(s): 3/19/2024 1:00 PM - 3/19/2024 2:00 PM
Description: This webinar, presented by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Department of Education, will provide information about the transition from Early Intervention Services (Part C) to Early Childhood Special Education (Part B). The webinar will discuss Federal and State regulations, decisions that can be determined locally, program eligibility, as well as tips for how the two systems can collaborate to support families and support a smooth and timely...
Date(s): 3/25/2024 6:30 PM - 3/25/2024
Description: Register for Ins and Outs of IEPs - This presentation will help prepare parents for what to expect in the IEP meeting, and how to have a productive, student-focused meeting. From pre-planning before the meeting to working together afterwards, this presentation will help participants learn how to build relationships while focusing on the needs of the student. Presented by PEATC in partnership with Kids, Kin, 'N Caregivers, Inc. as part of their KinCare 101 Education/Empowerment Series These...
Date(s): 4/20/2024 9:00 AM - 4/20/2024 4:00 PM
Description: Register for Virtual Family Engagement Conference - PEATC, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education, is excited to present this year’s summit. This one-day virtual summit will highlight the essential elements that connect parents, caregivers, educators, and community leaders with the shared goal of nurturing authentic partnerships and promoting student achievement. Our nationally recognized speakers will emphasize the importance of cohesive support. Attendees will...
Date(s): 4/26/2024 - 5/31/2024
Description: Early Childhood Academy begins April 26, 2024 and will be open through May 31, 2024: Registration A FREE self-paced online course for families of young children (birth through age six) with disabilities or developmental delays You are your child’s first and most important teacher. Your involvement in the early years is essential to setting a strong foundation for their lifelong learning and success. In this FREE 5-week online program, families of children with disabilities learn about...
Date(s): 5/7/2024 - 5/9/2024
Description: The 2024 International Early Childhood Inclusion Institute welcomes early childhood and early childhood special education (EC/ECSE) professionals, families, individuals with disabilities, EC/ECSE higher education faculty, professional development and technical assistance providers, local, state, or national administrators and leaders, as well as EC and ECSE students. Whether you are a family of a child with disabilities, a newcomer in the field of early childhood/early childhood special...
Date(s): 5/14/2024 9:00 AM - 5/14/2024 4:00 PM
Description: Join this virtual conference May 16, 2024 from 9:00 am-4:00 pm. Sessions are recorded! Complete the Interest Form to be the first to receive registration information about the infant and early childhood mental health virtual conference.
Date(s): 6/20/2024 - 6/21/2024
Description: We are seeking exhibitors and presenters for the 18th annual Opening Doors - Unlocking Potential 2024 with the theme: Language X Literacy = Success. This year's in-person professional development event will be held at The Virginia Crossing Hotel and Conference Center in Glen Allen, Virginia, and will continue its strong focus on effective strategies to positively impact academic outcomes for students who are deaf, hard of hearing  and deafblind from birth-21.  Exhibitor...
Date(s): 9/17/2024 - 9/20/2024
Description: Save the Date: Division for Early Childhood's 40th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Disabilities and Their Families; September 17 – 20, 2024 DEC 2024 will be held at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana. The topic is: The Future of Inclusive Practices in Early Childhood (Ages 0-8): Equitable Access, Participation, and Supports Call for Reviewers and Mentors will open soon and close January 25, 2024. Call for proposals will also be available soon....