The Montana Deaf-Blind Project, in partnership with the Montana Transition Resources Project, is pleased to welcome Philip Schweigert, M.Ed, for a two-part webinar series.
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 9:30 AM-11:30 AM Mountain Daylight Time
Description: This session will focus on assessing levels of communication for learners at the non-symbolic or early symbolic level of communication. The Communication Matrix (Rowland,C., 2006) will be used to review the assessment process and how to target levels for instruction and programming.
Session 2: Promoting the Communicative Competence of Learners with Significant Disabilities - Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 9:30 AM-11:30 AM Mountain Daylight Time
Description: This session will present participants with a variety of examples of learners at various pre-symbolic stages and intervention strategies to further their communicative abilities. It will also discuss the transition from pre-symbolic to emerging symbolic communication and describe interventions designed to promote the learner's continued progress at this stage of expressive communication development.
Engage with nationally recognized disability and mental health activists, attorneys, and mental health providers for what will be an impactful experience! The conference will include powerful visions and tools for creating culturally competent, anti-discriminatory, and inclusive mental health care systems. Information/Registration
Conference for parents of children with special needs and for those who teach and serve them. Features sensory-based strategies for understanding & managing behavior, IEP insights, and co-parenting strategies. Cost $30/day plus fees for textbooks and meals. CEUs available. Limited number conference scholarships for low income/ rural families available through O.P. & W.E. Edwards Foundation. Please contact us for more information: 406-590-4925 or firstname.lastname@example.org.