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February 2017
2/28/2017
SETT Framework
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 7:30 AM
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Fee $10.00
Registration
Deadline:
2/21/2017
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
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North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: Assistive technology must be considered at least annually for every student on an IEP.
The best people to do A.T. consideration are the IEP Team Members. Come learn how
to use the SETT Framework for your A.T. consideration! Kursten Dubbels, Minnesota
Department of Education A.T. Specialist, will be walking us through the SETT
Framework step-by-step. Be prepared to complete the consideration process by coming
with a student in mind. Bringing the student’s IEP and evaluation report will be beneficial
as you consider assistive technology. Please consider attending as a team because
A.T. consideration is a TEAM process!
March 2017
3/23/2017 to
3/24/2017
Treatment of the Child with Hypotonia in the School Setting: An NDT Approach
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 7:00 AM
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Event Fee $175.00
Registration
Deadline:
3/22/2017
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
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North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: This two day course is designed for physical and occupational therapists working with children who have neurological or developmental disorders where hypotonia is a significant component, such as Down Syndrome, DCD, genetic disorders and some forms of Cerebral Palsy. Using the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health- Children and Youth Version ( ICF-CY) the motor and sensory impairments associated with hypotonia will be defined and described, along with the effect hypotonia has on function and participation in a school environment. Lab and problem solving experiences will include NDT facilitation, as well as combining NDT with sensory strategies to improve postural control, stability strength and motor learning related to specific functional and participation outcomes. Strategies for use in the classroom will be covered including equipment and adjuncts such as compression garments.
Link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jzs-K2qi_KJ-WWOeuhu0Ee_qYUVwbDh4FNt0EMRh5V0/edit?usp=sharing
April 2017
4/10/2017
Every Move Counts: Day 1
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 7:30 AM
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Event Fee $60.00
Registration
Deadline:
3/27/2017
Location 1: Courtyard by Marriott Hotel & Event Center
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Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: Day 1 Registration is at 7:30 am.

Information is relevant to the needs of those individuals who are currently unable to communicate their wants and needs spontaneously in their environment, regardless of age or severity of physical and/or cognitive differences. Techniques incorporate current research in the areas of communication, education and sensory integration.
Relevant research on which Every Move Counts, Clicks, and Chats is based on will be reviewed and interest and ability based assessment strategies will be presented. There will be both large group and small group discussion and sharing.
Comment: Fee includes lunch and materials

***You will need to register for Day 2 (May 15th) separately***
May 2017
5/15/2017
Every Move Counts: Day 2
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 7:30 AM
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Event Fee $60.00
Registration
Deadline:
5/1/2017
Location 1: Courtyard by Marriott Hotel & Event Center
Location Map
Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: Day 2 Registration is at 7:30 am.

Implementation and intervention strategies appropriate for the development of communication in individuals having severe multiple differences, developmental differences, and/or autism will be presented. People who attended training on September 29th& 30th, 2015 and April 10th, 2017 should attend.
Comment: Fee includes lunch and materials
***Please bring any implementation and intervention strategies you have put into practice since initial training***

***You must have attended April 10, 2017 or Sept 29 and 30, 2015***
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