2017 Conference Presentations

Keynote Presentation – “Planning for Lifelong Success”Monica Meyer (Autism Activist, Advocate and Mom)

Next Steps After a New Diagnosis –  Sara Palm-Sons (Lewis Co. Parent to Parent)

Video: Secrets of Being a Special Needs Parent 

Improving Work Behaviors with Behavior-Specific Praise –  Abbey Lawrence (University of Washington Employment Program).

When an Emergency Happens – No handouts – Ed Mund (FireFighter/EMT) and Meja Handlen (Lewis Co. Development Disabilities Coordinator)

Tools to Use Before Behaviors Escalate – Brianne Knighton (M.Ed., BCBA, LBA)

Employment and Individuals with Autism – Abbey Lawrence (University of Washington Employment Program)

Get SMART: School and Medical CollaborationMembers of Lewis County SMART Team

Deconstructing Defense Mode with Aspergers – Danny Raede  – no handouts (Co-Founder, Asperger Experts)

DDA & IFS Waivers – Navigating Government Services – Judith Miller (Developmental Disabilities Administration/DSHS, Region 3)

Individual and Family Services WAIVER
Waiver Service Descriptions

What does a Person-Centered Plan Facilitator Do?
What Does a Peer Mentor Do?
What Does a Supported Parent Provider Do?
What does a Community Guide and Engagement Provider Do?

Working Collaboratively with Families and Schools – Kelly Zainfeld (Toledo Public Schools)

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