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Low Incidence Symposium 2020

Do you have a student with hearing, vision, and/or communication challenges in your class this year and wondering how you can support them? Each year, our team has provided valuable training for those new to working with children/youth from low-incidence populations.

The sessions are designed for teachers and their educational teams who will be new to supporting a student from a low incidence population. Participants will be learn about:

  • positive teaching strategies
  • effective, formative assessment techniques to promote both academic and social success
  • adapting materials, resources and the physical environment to address the unique learning needs of the student

The sessions will be presented by our local team members and will provide attendees with an array of hands-on activities, practical knowledge and skills development.

This year we are hosting the sessions virtually using Zoom. The sessions will be scheduled in the afternoon over the course of a few days so that you are able to select the session(s) that fit your learning needs. Join us for as many afternoon sessions as you wish!

Schedule:

Time: all sessions will run from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm. Zoom link and handouts will be emailed closer to the event.

  • October 5 – Cortical Vision Impairment (CVI)
  • October 6 – Complex Communication / Emerging Literacy
  • October 7 – Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH)
  • October 8 – Blind/Low Vision

Registration: click here to register

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