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Thursday, January 10, 2019

Special CEC DVIDB Pre-Convention Workshops


Are you attending the Council for Exceptional Children Conference this month in Indianapolis? APH is sponsoring a pre-conference workshop for CEC’s Division of Visual Impairment and Deafblindness. Take advantage of the two half-day workshops being offered!

Special CEC DVIDB Pre-Convention Workshops
January 29, 2019 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Child-Guided Strategies: The van Dijk Approach and Assessment
Dr. Catherine Nelson, author and collaborator with the late Dr. Jan van Dijk will present their book on following the child’s lead for assessment.

Teaching Concepts to Children with Visual Impairments and Deafblindness Using the BEST Elements of Dance
Dr. Catherine Nelson, Kristen Paul, Pamela Gerber Handman and Brooke Barnhill will lead an interactive session on dance as an approach for body, energy, self-regulation and space (BEST) for individuals with complex and sensory disabilities.

Location: Indianapolis Convention Center – 100 S. Capital Avenue – Indianapolis, IN
DVIDB Member Price: $50, Non-members: $75

Professional Development Units and light refreshments provided. Registration fee includes both programs noted above.



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