Keys to Special Education: Advocacy, Collaboration and Knowledge.
Conference materials are available for download. Please acknowledge the source and the speaker for each topic.
Speaker: Lynn Ziraldo, Advisor and Past Chair of MACSE.
Topic: Working Together: Effective Advocacy and Collaboration
Speaker: Judy Anderson, Single Plan of Care Coordinator for Children’s Treatment Network, York Region District School Board
Topic: Therapy at home and school – Developing a single plan of care that supports student success in school and at home
Speaker: Rahila Chughtai and Alana Shields Barker, parents
Topic: Assistive Technology Improving Student Outcomes
Speaker: Joe Trovato, Psycho-educational Consultant, ErinoakKids Centre for Child and Youth Development
Topic: Identifying Potential and Programming Effectively
Speaker: David Lepofsky, Chair of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Alliance
Topic: Accessibility Issues in Schools
Speakers: Janice Archer, Occupational Therapist, Zahra Mawji, Occupational Therapist, Kim Cross, Child and Family Psychotherapist, Maria Bangash, Student Participant
Topic: Ready, Set, Go Lifeskills Program for Community Participation
Speaker: Alison Morse, Provincial Coordinator – Special Education, Easter Seals Ontario
Topic: Developing Effective Individual Education Plans
Speaker: Daniele Fiorindi, Speech/Language Pathologist, CTN – YRDSB Augmentative Communication Consultation Services (ACCS),Sherry Caldwell and Jennifer Facchinelli, parents
Topic: Implementing Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) for Successful Communication
Link to Presentation with videos:
Selected Conference Sessions will be available for viewing as webcasts at a later date on this website. For more information contact: Alison Morse, Provincial Coordinator – Special Education at: firstname.lastname@example.org