The Bridge School

Schedule

Thursday, March 23, 2017

NOTE: All times on the schedule are PST. 

Language Acquisition and Documentation

Time Activity/Speaker(s) Presentation Title & Abstract
12:00 – 12:50 Registration
1:00 – 1:30 Welcome and Introductions
Vicki Casella & Pegi Young
1:30 – 2:00 Lifetime Achievement Award: Michael Williams
2:00 – 3:30 Plenary:
Charity Rowland
Developing the Communication Matrix to Answer the Question: What CAN They Do?
3:30 – 3:45 Break
3:45 – 5:15 Plenary:
Karen Natoci
The Communication Matrix: Using the Results to Promote Progress
5:15 – 5:30 Question & Answer Session
5:30 – 6:30 Reception

possible CEUs = 3.25

Friday, March 24, 2017

NOTE: All times on the schedule are PST. 

Specialized Curriculum Areas – Vision & Mobility

Time Activity/Speaker(s) Presentation Title & Abstract
8:00 – 8:45 Morning Refreshments & Registration
8:45 – 9:00 Welcome
Vicki Casella
9:00 – 10:30 Plenary: Christine Roman-Lantzy
Cortical Visual Impairment: A Specialized Approach to Assessment & Intervention
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 12:15 Plenary:Aileen Arai & Caitlin Sale
Integrating CVI interventions, Strategies and Accommodations into the Instructional Program at The Bridge School
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch
1:15 – 2:45 Plenary: Krista Wilkinson
Improving the design of visual communication supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Applications of eye tracking technologies
2:45 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 4:30 Plenary: Christine Wright-Ott & Fei Luo
Mobility Matters: Students with Speech and Physical Impairment use Hands Free Support Walkers to Explore, Discover, Learn and Participate in School Activities
4:30 – 5:00 Question & Answer Session

possible CEUs = 6.5

Saturday, March 25, 2017

NOTE: All times on the schedule are PST. 

Language, Communication and Autism

Time Activity/Speaker(s) Presentation Title & Abstract
8:00 – 8:45 Morning Refreshments & Registration
8:45 – 9:00 Welcome
Vicki Casella
9:00 – 10:30 Plenary:
Pat Mirenda
Taking the Initiative: Supporting Spontaneous Communication in Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Part 1)
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 12:15 Plenary: Pat Mirenda
Taking the Initiative: Supporting Spontaneous Communication in Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Part 2)
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch
1:15 – 2:30 General Session
“And Now, What’s on Your Mind?”
2:30 – 3:00 Summation:
Sarah Blackstone
Summation: What did you learn? What new information are you taking back to your job?

possible CEUs = 5.0