June 4th-CHAMPIONS FOR INCLUSION IN AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS MINI-CONFERENCE

CHAMPIONS FOR INCLUSION IN AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS MINI-CONFERENCE

When:† Next , SATURDAY JUNE 4, 2011 from 9am-1pm

Where: Passaic Boys and Girls Club, 14-20 Hudson St., Passaic, NJ 07055

This mini-conference will provide information, resources and skills to teachers and afterschool staff interested in the inclusion of youth with developmental disabilities in afteschool and summer programming.

Emphasis will be on youth with developmental delays living in Passaic, Paterson, Garfield and surrounding communities.
Lunch will be provided.

PROGRAM CONTENT

STRATEGIES FOR INCLUDING YOUTH WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN COMMUNITY PROGRAMS

Barbara Brooks, LDTC, Behaviorist, Paterson Public Schools

INCLUSION; A PARENTíS PERSPECTIVE

Nicole Pratt, Parent, SPAN Parent Group Specialist

LEGAL BASIS FOR INCLUSION

Maria Docherty, SPAN, Inclusive After School Champions for Immigrant youth with Developmental Disabilities

RESOURCES TO SUPPORT INCLUSION

Christine Corriston, Consultant, NJSACC

LUNCH AND NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Registration:†http://afterschoolchampions.eventbrite.com/

Inclusive After School Champions for Youth with Developmental Disabilities program made possible by a grant of the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities


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