2014 Smart Beginnings Spring Conference
"Supporting Children with Special Needs: From Resource and Referral to Classroom Strategies"
8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am ‐ 10:00 am Discussion Panel
10:15 am – 11:00 am Breakout Session I
11:15 am – 12:00 noon Breakout Session II
Each school district and Infant/Toddler Connection will have a representative to discuss eligibility, referral process and available services. Time will be allowed for question and answer.
Amherst County Public Schools – Jim Gallagher
Appomattox County Public Schools – Beth Haught
Bedford County Public Schools – Jennifer Foust
Campbell County Public Schools – Lessy Nixon
Lynchburg City Schools – Polly Smith
Infant and Toddler Connection - Merrill Tolbert
Presenters will discuss effective classroom strategies to help ALL children regardless of disabilities engage in activities. Each session will present two times.
Blue Ridge Autism Center – Damien Murtagh – The Autism Spectrum
Blue Ridge Therapy – Scott Rankins – Language and Feeding
Blue Ridge Therapy – Laura Wesolowski –Gross Motor Activity
Center for Pediatric Therapies – Susan Morgan – Sensory and Fine Motor Activity
Horizons Behavioral Health – Nancy Brockman – Mental Health
Lynchburg Speech Therapy – Denice Clapp – Auditory Processing
Deadline for registration is Thursday, February 27, 2014
Each participant must complete a registration form
For more information and registration form call: 434-455-6921