DEMYSTIFYING PSYCHO-EDUCATIONAL REPORTS
Coralee Curby, an educator with a background in Special Education, Diverse Learning, and Counselling Psychology, has been a School Psychologist for the past sixteen years. Have you ever been confused by a psycho-educational report and all the tests involved? Coralee will discuss psycho-educational reports, how to interpret them, and their significance to teachers, students, parents, and other professionals.
CREATING POSITIVE BEHAVIOR STRATEGIES IN THE CLASSROOM
Erin Yorke, Educational and Behavior Consultant, will provide strategies to address class wide behavior support. Erin is an Educational and Behavioural Consultant who has worked in special education for over 15 years, including 7 years at the Provincial Outreach Program for Autism and Related Disorders (POPARD). Erin has a background as a classroom and resource teacher and has been an instructor in Classroom Management at UBC. Strategies will include the areas of classroom climate and rapport, physical supports, self regulation and group reinforcement systems amongst others.
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AND PERFORMANCE BY MAYDAY CLUB AUTISTIC ADVOCACY YOUTH CHOIR
The Mayday Club is the world’s first autism advocacy performance group. The all-inclusive rock choir allows for members to make friends, build confidence, and gain mentorship while promoting diversity and acceptance at performances.
COMMUNICATION & LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT FROM INFANCY TO ADOLESCENCE: THE SLP TOOLBOX
Bosko Radanov is the Director of the Advancing Language and Literacy (ALL) Group at the UBC. He works in private and public schools, and at the West Coast Speech and Language Pathology Clinic. He is interested in the development of communication across the lifespan, in people with disabilities and those without. In this interactive seminar, Bosko will discuss communication and language development along with practical solutions, applicable from infancy to adolescence. He will share low and high tech strategies, tips and tricks that can immediately be put into practice.