Friday, September 18, 2009

Conference Oct 22, 2009

Take Control: Building Skills for a
Successful Tomorrow
Thursday, Oct 22, 2009 Holiday Inn Cherry Hill, NJ
8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Last Day for Early Registration!

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Contact: Colleen Wells, Interactive Kids
(856) 810-7599
Take Control: Building Skills for a Successful Tomorrow

The Second in a Special Needs Conference Series

Deciding what is best for your child can be a daunting task for any parent, and even more so if your child has a special need.

8:30-9:00 am Registration/Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:00 am
"The Changing face of Parent Advocacy" Keynote Speaker: CEO of Exceptional Parent Magazine; Joseph Valenzano Jr.

10:00-11:00 am
(Track 1) Promoting Social Skills with Special Needs Children - A behavior analyst and occupational therapist will explore strategies for improving social skills.
(Track 2) Guardianship and Estate Planning - Determining who will care for your individual with special needs after the age of 18 & evaluating long term financial options will be the focus of this seminar.

11:00-12:00 pm
(Track 1) Developing Functional Communications Skills in Children
What are you trying to tell me? - This presentation will provide an introduction to the methods of FCT from the perspective of a behavior analyst and a speech pathologist.
(Track 2) Services after Educational Entitlement Ends - Presenters from DDD and DVR will discuss service options and provide pointers on how to be pro-active in advocating for services for your older child.

12:00-1:15 pm Lunch & Networking

1:15-3:15 pm How to be an Effective IEP Team Member - Hillary Freedman, Esq. will be discussing how to be an effective IEP team member and what to do when collaboration doesn't work.


(856) 810-7599 Fax (856) 810-7662
Interactive Kids 3002 Lincoln Drive West Suite E
Marlton, NJ 08055

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Another way to get to Carnegie Hall

Jerry Seinfeld will headline a star-studded night of comedy and music at the fifth Concert for Autism Speaks on November 17 at Carnegie Hall, in New York City. The evening will include a special appearance by Bruce Springsteen. The unprecedented event, emceed by NBC News' Meet the Press David Gregory, will help increase awareness about autism and raise funds to benefit the work of Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization.