LONG BEACH -- An
upcoming Greenspan Institute Faculty Retreat is being held for university
faculty throughout the Southeast who prepare students to work with
infants and toddlers with special needs and other early intervention
A two-day Greenspan Institute Faculty Retreat, hosted
by the Institute for Disability Studies at The University of Southern
Mississippi, will be held at Southern Miss Gulf Coast campus in
Long Beach Jan. 27-28.
The institute will host a panel from the Interdisciplinary
Council for Development and Learning Disorders, who will discuss
DIR (Developmental, Individual Differences, Relationship-Based)
or Floortime Approach, for providing quality early intervention
Open to all university faculty, this retreat is for
those who instruct graduate and undergraduate students in disciplines
involved in early intervention programming or professionals working
with service providers in early intervention.
For a brochure and application for the Greenspan Institute,
click on www.ids.usm.edu or call Theresa Pender or Heather Bell
at (601) 266-5163 or 1-888-671-0051.
Registration deadline is Thursday, Jan. 13.
The Institute for Disability Studies, Mississippi's
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities,
provides university training, community service activities, research,
and information that promote the independence, productivity, and
community inclusion of individuals with disabilities and their families.