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Released January 06, 2005


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 professionals.

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 services.

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 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.


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