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January 2018
1/18/2018
Assistive Technology Carnival ***AM SESSION***
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM
Event Fee $20.00
Registration
Deadline:
1/17/2018
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: A.T. for DCD/SMI by Pacer Simon Technology Center
A variety of assistive technology tools will be shared. (switches, alternate keyboards, switch access, etc.)

Refreshments and treats will be provided.
1/18/2018
Assistive Technology Carnival ***FULL DAY***
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Event Fee $35.00
Registration
Deadline:
1/17/2018
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: 8:30-10:30 - A.T. for DCD/SMI by Pacer Simon Technology Center
A variety of assistive technology tools will be shared. (switches, alternate keyboards, switch access, etc.)

10:30-1:30 A.T. Vendor Carnival and Lunch
Refreshments and treats will be provided. Lunch will be on your own.
Parents are welcome to attend!

1:30-3:30 - A.T. for LD by Pacer Simon Technology Center
A variety of assistive technology tools will be shared (speech to text, text to speech, word prediction, writing supports, etc.)
1/18/2018
Assistive Technology Carnival ***VENDOR CARNIVAL ONLY***
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 10:00 AM
Start Time: 10:30 AM
End Time: 1:30 PM
Registration
Deadline:
1/17/2018
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
1/18/2018
Assistive Technology Carnival ***PM SESSION***
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 11:30 AM
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Event Fee $20.00
Registration
Deadline:
1/17/2018
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: A.T. for LD by Pacer Simon Technology Center
A variety of assistive technology tools will be shared (speech to text, text to speech, word prediction, writing supports, etc.)

Refreshments and treats will be provided.
1/18/2018
DCD: Community of Practice Networking
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 11:30 AM
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Registration
Deadline:
1/17/2018
Location 1: SCSC Conference Center - Room: Conference
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: 12:00-12:15 PM Introductions
12:15-2:15 pM Dr. Terri Wallace-Working w/
Paraprofessionals
Join Dr. Teri Wallace in a dialogue about working with paraprofessionals. She is a long time advocate of paraprofessionals working with teachers to support student learning. She has developed training for paraprofessionals, completed research to identify the role teachers have in directing the work of paraprofessionals and observed hundreds of paraprofessionals and teachers in schools. She recently completed a survey of special education teachers in 5 districts and will
share what teachers who teach students with DCD had to say about paraprofessionals, general education collaboration and more. In addition, she looks forward to talking with you about the
roles you have, the strategies you use and ideas you create.
2:30-3:00 PM Networking resources
Comment: Items to bring: Resources, curriculum, and a device to access online resources.

Bring a resource or curriculum that you are using in your classroom
February 2018
2/14/2018
Learn it Today-Use it Tomorrow! Cutting Edge Strategies to Improve Executive Function Strategies
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Event Fee $15.00
Registration
Deadline:
2/7/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Coop - Room: Conference
Location Map
No. Mankato, , MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: This is a one day remote presentation with a 1 hour webinar follow up 45 - 60 days later.

Major topics to be addressed
o Executive Function Skills Defined
o Executive Dysfunction Defined
o Self-Regulation, Situational Awareness, Self talk
o Teaching students’ forethought and Hindsight, to know the Goal, to develop/initiate a plan
o Time Management
o Space Makeover
o Teaching students to shift, make transitions, manage materials
o Executive Function Skills in Academics o Using the Get Ready *Do*Done clinical model to Improve Executive Function Skills

Learning outcomes
o State the functional working definition of what is meant by the term “executive function skills” as it pertains to therapeutic interventions
o Define how situational awareness, self-talk, forethought and episodic memory are foundational skills for successful task execution
o Develop intervention program to foster a student’s ability to form more independent executive function skills by describing therapeutic activities to improve:
o Situational awareness, self-talk, forethought
o Self-regulation and following routines
o Task planning, task initiation and transition within and between tasks
o Active self-management of the factors related to the passage of time
o Internal self-talk for initiating tasks
o Organized thinking and speed of processing
o Student management of materials
o Space Makeover – organize the classroom to promote executive function skills

Presented by Sarah Ward, M.S., CCC/SLP

SCSC will be a remote site for this workshop being broadcast from a live presentation in Rochester.
2/15/2018
Data Collection Methods and Behavior Plans
Status: Open
Check-In Time: 8:30 AM
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Fee $40.00
Registration
Deadline:
2/8/2018
Location 1: South Central Service Cooperative
Location Map
North Mankato, MN
Contact: Rhonda Jensen Telephone: 507-389-1425
Description: 1.) Discuss importance of making decisions based on data
2.) Discuss in detail various data collection methods:
a.Event Recording (frequency, and duration)
b.Interval Recording (partial interval, whole interval, momentary time sample)
c.ABC data collection
3.) Learn to analyze and summarize data efficiently
4.) Use data to develop attainable behavior goals
5.) Learn to develop plans to promote positive behavior Data collection can be a daunting task as it often requires a great deal of time and effort. This workshop will discuss various data collection methods and useful resources (e.g., data sheets) that facilitate efficient and accurate data collection. Participants will have opportunities to practice collecting data using the discussed methods and resources. They will use this data to practice summarizing and making decisions. This workshop is interactive, and participants will use the presented material to develop their own data collection procedures. The second segment of this workshop will discuss using data to develop effective behavior plans. Specific teaching strategies will be discussed with a focus on the Teaching Interaction Procedure. Participants will learn various strategies to promote positive behavior and teach replacement skills efficiently.
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