Events


Details of This Month's Events

Join us for a webinar with Mark Mautone to learn about the ways technology is being used to improve the life of people with autism spectrum disorder. This webinar is free and open to all!  More information 

In this webinar, Dr. Jay Dunkle will provide information about concussion-related issues, services, and programs that can have positive results on strengthening cognitive skills and emotional regulation for youth who have sustained a concussion. Register by Oct. 4, 2012. This webinar is free.  Click Here to Register       

GMU Open

Oct 8

Peter Skirbunt, Ph.D, and Tamara Eastman, B.A. will discuss their experiences in establishing and maintaining successful employment for a person with Asperger’s Syndrome. Webcasts are free to Virginia residents. More Information

These training opportunities are available to educational interpreters. The description of the training is ASL FEST** Paula Debes.  More Information

The Learning Disabilities Association of Virginia (LDAV) and the Marymount University Department of Education Student Access Services present a conference full of information for students with learning disabilities on making a successful transition to higher education. Registration (conference fee, includes continental breakfast & lunch): $25 LDAV members, $35 Conference and Registration only, $40 Registration & 1 year membership* Learning Disabilities Association. Free parking on campus. More Information

The AFLS(TM) introductory workshop will provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and tools to analyze and track a learner’s functional living skills and develop an individualized intervention program to help a learner become less dependent upon assistance from others. Individuals of all ages need to learn many critical functional living skills in order to successfully participate in a wide range of home, school and community-¬źbased activities. Registration deadline is Sept. 29, 2012. Cost: $200 with AFLS(TM) set or $75 without AFLS(TM) set. Lunch is on your own.  More Information

This training entitled, In the Middle: I'm Determined to Move Forward, is specifically designed for Middle School Teams. Registration will be on a first come first served basis and the first 40 teams to apply will be accepted. Funding available upon request.  More information

This training entitled, In the Middle: I'm Determined to Move Forward, is specifically designed for Middle School Teams. Registration will be on a first come first served basis and the first 40 teams to apply will be accepted. Funding available upon request.  More information

Recent reports from employers indicate that employees enter the workforce from school without the continuous learning competencies necessary for their personal and professional success. Among these are information literacy, critical thinking, and problem-solving. This webinar will explore how these essential habits might be embedded in the transition from secondary schools, vocational and technical schools, community colleges, colleges, and universities to the world of work. More Information                 

This workshop will provide a clinical and research overview of new hypotheses arising from the field of developmental social neuroscience, highlighting the critical crossroads we are at in our attempt to identify the condition and intervene at earlier and earlier stages of development with children with autism. Fee*: By October 10: $165. After October 10 & on-site (if available): $175 *Fee includes continental breakfast and a boxed lunch.  More information

This conference features Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D., who will be speaking in-depth regarding strategies for teaching the hidden curriculum as well as strategies for addressing difficult behavior moments. Friday is open to all audiences, including special educators, general educators, related service providers and family members. Friday evening and Saturday sessions will be specifically geared towards parents and families. More Information and Registration

This conference features Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D., who will be speaking in-depth regarding strategies for teaching the hidden curriculum as well as strategies for addressing difficult behavior moments. Friday is open to all audiences, including special educators, general educators, related service providers and family members. Friday evening and Saturday sessions will be specifically geared towards parents and families.  More Information and Registration

This conference will include presentations on: Sports Concussion, Childhood Seizures, Assistive Technology, Neuropsychological Recovery as well a discussion by a Panel of Survivors. Registration due by October 15th. Registration fee (includes lunch): $40- College/Graduate students, $40- Survivors & Family Members, $75-Professionals.  More information

This four-day event offers informative and inspiring sessions from experts in the field, fun social events, networking opportunities and The Arc’s annual business meetings. This year we're partnering with Inclusion International, a global federation of family-based organizations advocating for the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities worldwide.  More information

This four-day event offers informative and inspiring sessions from experts in the field, fun social events, networking opportunities and The Arc’s annual business meetings. This year we're partnering with Inclusion International, a global federation of family-based organizations advocating for the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities worldwide.  More information

This four-day event offers informative and inspiring sessions from experts in the field, fun social events, networking opportunities and The Arc’s annual business meetings. This year we're partnering with Inclusion International, a global federation of family-based organizations advocating for the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities worldwide.  More information

These training opportunities are available to educational interpreters. Description of Training/Activity: CLT Skills Development III LMI. More information

 

This Halloween Party is free for families who are clients of Brain Injury Services (BIS).  If your family is not a client of BIS, we suggest a donation of $5 per child attending to help cover costs. Must contact Jo Thompson at 703-451-8881-X230 to register!

This four-day event offers informative and inspiring sessions from experts in the field, fun social events, networking opportunities and The Arc’s annual business meetings. This year we're partnering with Inclusion International, a global federation of family-based organizations advocating for the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities worldwide.  More information

These training opportunities are available to educational interpreters. Description of Training/Activity: CLT Skills Development III LMI. More information