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Planting the Seeds of Inclusion: Supporting the Growth of All Children Conference

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Organized by the UW Oshkosh College of Education and Human Services, the "Planting the Seeds of Inclusion" conference provides practical information and training for educators, parents, caregivers and others who support the growth and learning of children (birth to age 22) with learning or developmental disabilities. The conference also features a free resource fair (registration not required) showcasing agencies and companies in the area that can help students and family members of children with disabilities. Keynote Speaker: Lynn A. Manfredi/Petitt, MSEd, a nationally recognized early childhood expert "Moving Beyond 2-Minute Hand-Offs: Authentic Adult Relationships Raise the Bar of Quality in ECE & Special Needs Education". Authentic relationships among between caregivers & educators can be messy and frustrating. Those who succeed in creating genuine connections between parents & teachers or caregivers discover that their bonds makes inclusion flourish & young brains thrive. Breakout Sessions: Over 20 different breakout sessions provide practical information and training for educators, students, parents, caregivers. Some of the topics will include: • Educating Children with Medical Needs • Models of Co-teaching • Social Media in the Classroom • Accessibility in Education • Assistive Technology • Reading and Math Instruction • Behavioral Interventions • Culturally Responsive Practice Parking: Free parking in UW Oshkosh lots 25, 27 and 29 the day of the event. www.uwosh.edu/parking/maps Directions: From Fond Du Lac: Take Highway 41 North to Exit 119 (Hwy 21). Follow Hwy 21 East to High Ave. (first stoplight after crossing the Fox River). Turn right onto High Ave. (a one-way street) and travel 5 blocks to UW Oshkosh campus. From Green Bay: Take Hwy 41 South to Exit 119 (Hwy 21) Follow Hwy 21 East to High Ave. (first stoplight after crossing the Fox River). Turn right onto High Ave. (a one-way street) and travel 5 blocks to UW Oshkosh campus.

Occurs once: Mar 3, 2012 (9:00 AM to 3:30 PM)
Contact Name: Stacey Skoning
Contact Email: skonings@uwosh.edu
Contact Phone: 920-424-7227
Location:

UW Oshkosh - Clow Social Science Center
800 Algoma Blvd. , Oshkosh, WI 54901

Ticket Price: $60 for educators; $30 for students and individuals with a disability and/or their family members.
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