CADRE Webinar Recording: The Impact of the Apology on Communication and Negotiation
On November 14th, CADRE hosted a free webinar with guest presenter Nina Meierding. A national leader in the field of conflict resolution, Nina has provided training and mediation services for over twenty-eight years and has a strong background in the field of special education. She has a Masters in Special Education, worked as a special education teacher before becoming a lawyer, and was an advocate for parents and students before transitioning to mediation. Nina is now the mediation partner for the Wisconsin Special Education Mediation System (WSEMS).
>>To view the webinar, click here: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/meierdingwebinar.cfm
>>Click here to view past CADRE webinar recordings: http://www.directionservice.org/cadre/webinarindex.cfm
2012 Michigan EHDI educational presentations (with closed captioning)
After clicking on the link below, click on the 2012 EHDI Conference link and choose which session(s) you wish to view.
To access the closed captions – click on the CC box on the bottom left. Please note that the screen size, caption size, and various configurations of presenter, captions, and power point slides (when available) can be adjusted by clicking on the icons on the right upper corner of the screen.
Please also note that CEU’s are not available for viewing the webcasts, but there is also no charge for doing so.
>>View 2012 Michigan EHDI Educational Presentations
The Forgotten Senses
The Forgotten Senses explains the senses of balance and pressure: how they work, what purposes they serve, why there might be difficulties for children with CHARGE syndrome. David Brown explores adaptations as well as play/teaching materials that can often result in greatly improved functioning.
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Pain Issues in CHARGE
Pain Issues in CHARGE provides a look into some of the many ways pain plays a role in the lives of individuals with CHARGE. Tim Hartshorne and Kasee Stratton present informative and useful information for both parents and professionals.
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Real Life Learning Part II
Presented by Dr. Barbara McLetchie and Beth Kennedy - September 17, 2011
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Behavioral Issues in CHARGE Syndrome
In this webcast, Dr. Timothy Hartshorne addresses the topic of Behavioral Issues in CHARGE Syndrome. Dr. Hartshorne is a Professor of Psychology at Central Michigan University (CMU) and has been interested in CHARGE Syndrome since 1989 when his son was born with the syndrome. He is also the director of the CHARGE Syndrome Lab at CMU.
Good Sleep Strategies
In this webcast, Veronika Bernstein, Ph.D. describes the challenges faced by children with visual impairments and their families in developing good sleep habits. Dr. Bernstein provides a variety of strategies that may be used to address this challenge. The webcast chapters are: 1. Introduction, 2. Why We Sleep, 3. Melatonin Production and Sleep Patterns, 4. Development of a Circadian Rhythm without light perception, 5. Visual Impairment and Anxiety Issues, 6. Sleep Time Routines, and 7. Teaching a Child to Sleep.
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Wheelchair Mobility & Orientation
In this webcast, James Scott Crawford, a Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist, addresses the training needs of people with visual impairment who use power wheelchairs as their primary mode of transportation.
>>View Wheelchair Mobility & Orientation
Elizabeth Torrey is a Speech and Language Pathologist in the Early Learning Center at Perkins School for the Blind. She has extensive experience working with children with visual impairments who are at the early stages of language development. In this webcast, Elizabeth talks about the use of tangible symbols to support the development of communication with children who are visually impaired. Ch. 1: Introduction, Ch. 2: What Are Tangible Symbols, Ch. 3: How Tangible Symbols Should Be Presented, Ch. 4: The Benefits of Using Tangible Symbols, Ch. 5: Considerations When Developing Tangible Symbols, Ch. 6: Behavioral Benefits.
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In this webcast, Dr. Jan van Dijk of the Netherlands shares his expertise related to Child-Guided Assessment. Dr. van Dijk has over 50 years of experience working with students with deafblindness. He discovered long ago that typical assessment methods are not successful for these individuals. The child-guided approach is recognized and used throughout the world. The webcast chapters are as follows: 1. Introduction 2. The Domains of Van Dijk Assessment 3. Behavioral State 4. Orienting Response 5. Channel of Learning 6. Approach/Withdrawal 7. Memory and Anticipation 8. Social Interaction and Problem-Solving 9. The Advantages of Van Dijk Assessment 10. Insight Gained From Assessment.
>>View Child-Guided Assessment
Teaching Braille Reading and Writing
In this webcast, Lucia Hasty, a well known lecturer and expert of teaching braille, discusses the importance of early literacy, language and concept development for children who are blind and the specific skills needed for braille literacy. In addition, Lucia shares information regarding the importance of supporting others involved in the process e.g., classroom teachers as well as “best practices” for teachers of the visually impaired.
>>View Teaching Braille Reading and Writing
CHARGE Syndrome: Teaching Strategies for Children
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DB Central hosts CHARGE Syndrome Presentation
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Reflections on Deafblindness: Hands & Touch with Barbara Miles
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"Who's Who On My Child's Team"
Video Series, featuring Debra Lackey, Orientation and Mobility Specialist
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Real Life Learning-Intervener Training
Presented by Barbara McLetchie and Beth Kennedy. For best caption results, view in Quick Time. Captions can also be viewed in VLC Media Player.
>>View Part 1
>>View Part 2
Customized Employment Webinar
Presented by Ellen Condon and sponsored by the Exiting Community of Practice. Once you access this link it will ask for your first name, last name, and email address. You can access it multiple times if needed.
>>View Customized Employment Webinar
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