Conference

 

Academic and Behavioral Innovations 
for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

May 31 & June 1, 2017

Mississippi e-Center
1230 Raymond Road
Jackson, MS 39204

 

This two-day conference will be filled with speakers sharing evidence-based strategies and
practical ideas for teaching pre-k through 12th grade students with severe disabilities.

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Featuring...

Dr. Fredda Brown

Dr. Brown is Professor in the Programs in Special Education at Queens College, City University of New York, and Director of the Queens College Regional Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders. She is past Editor-in-Chief of Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities (RPSD), and currently serves on several Editorial Boards, including the Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions (JPBI), and RPSD.

 

Dr. Sheldon Loman

Dr. Loman is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education at Portland State University. Dr. Loman received his PhD in special education from the University of Oregon, with the focus of his work on instructional practices for people with severe disabilities, educational systems change, and positive behavioral interventions and supports.

Other topics include...

Generalization of skills between settings; Instructional planning for students with off-task behaviors; PBIS supports specific to students with SCD; Including students with severe disabilities in general education; Peer-mediated interventions; Increasing student self-determination skills; and Appropriate use of control with PBIS supports.

 

For more information:

Brittany.herrington@usm.edu 

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Innovations Conference

Day 1 At-A-Glance

Conference Check-In begins at 7:30 on May 31st

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Keynote

8:30-9:15

Dr. Fredda BrownPositive Behavior Supports: A Respectful Approach to Problem BehaviorConvention Hall

General

Session

9:30-10:45

            Dr. Fredda Brown - Promoting Self-Determination in Instruction and Behavior Support Convention Hall

Session

Day 1

California Room

E-Logistics Room

E-Innovation Room

Breakout 1

 

May 31st

 

11:00-12:15

Complex Learning Needs: Resources for Building a Strong Literacy and Communication Foundation


Ms. Toni Hollingsworth

Hearing-Vision Project (USM)

Shattering the Silence: An Amazing Breakthrough Using Assistive Technology

 

Ms. Pam Dollar

Mississippi Parent Training and Information Center

Developing Meaningful and Compliant FBAs and BIPs

 


Dr. Julie Lowery

The Mississippi Department of Education

Breakout 2

 

May 31st

 

1:30-2:45

Intensive Behavior Strategies in School: A Case for Peer-Mediated Intervention

 

Drs. Keith Radley & Evan Dart

The University of Southern Mississippi

UDL and Intellectual Disability: What Do We Know and Where Do We Go?

 

 Dr. Alisa Lowrey

The University of Southern Mississippi

Teaching Mathematics to Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

 

 Dr. Hollie Filce

The University of Southern Mississippi

Breakout 3

 

May 31st

 

3:00-4:15

Systematic Informal Assessment Methods for Young Children

 

Dr. Audra Classen

The University of Southern Mississippi

Communication: Easy as 1-2-3

 Dr. Cimmie Switzer

Ms. Lori Potter

Ms. Crystal Magruder

Autism Demonstration School (USM)

Generalization of Behavior Change: Making Teaching Practical and Purposeful

 

Mr. Lee Underwood

Hudspeth Regional Center


 

Innovations Conference

Day 2 Sessions At-A-Glance

 

Session

Day 2

California Room

E-Logistics Room

E-Innovation Room

Breakout 4

 

June 1st

 

8:30-9:45

Developing the Capacity to Design and Implement Individualized/Function-based Behavior Supports for Students with Disabilities

 
Dr. Sheldon Loman

Portland State University

Evidence-based Practices for Teaching Academics to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

 

 Dr. Bethany McKissick

Mississippi State University

Fostering Parental Involvement in the Early Childhood Classroom

 


Dr. Louella Mack-Webster

Jackson Public School District

Breakout 5

 

June 1st

 

10:00-11:15

Supporting Students with Significant Support Needs in Inclusive Classrooms

 

 Dr. Sheldon Loman

Portland State University

Supporting Positive Behavior in Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

 
Dr. Beth Bryant

The Institute for Disability Studies (USM)

Intensive Behavior Strategies in School: A Case for Peer-Mediated Intervention

 

Drs. Keith Radley & Evan Dart

The University of Southern Mississippi

Breakout 6

 

June 1st

 

12:30-1:45

Universally Designing School-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Support for Students with Disabilities

 
Dr. Sheldon Loman

Portland State University

Teaching Mathematics to Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

 

Dr. Hollie Filce

The University of Southern Mississippi

Complex Learning Needs: Resources for Building a Strong Literacy and Communication Foundation

 
Ms. Toni Hollingsworth

Hearing-Vision Project (USM)

Breakout 7

 

June 1st

 

2:00-3:15

Developing Meaningful and Compliant FBAs and BIPs

 

Dr. Julie Lowery

The Mississippi Department of Education

Evidence-based Practices for Teaching Academics to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

 

Dr. Bethany McKissick

Mississippi State University

Communication: Easy as 1-2-3

 

Dr. Cimmie Switzer

Ms. Lori Potter

Ms. Crystal Magruder

Autism Demonstration School (USM)

   


 

Event location: 

Mississippi e‐Center
1230 Raymond Road
Jackson, MS 39204

HOTELS in the Area

Hilton Garden Inn
235 West Capitol St. Jackson, MS 39201
601‐353‐5464

Marriott Hotel
200 East Amite Jackson, MS 39201
601‐969‐5100

Holiday Inn Pearl 110 Bass Pro Dr.
Pearl, MS
601‐939‐5238

Baymont Inn & Suite 434 Riverwind Dr. Pearl, MS 39208
601‐932‐6030

Hilton Garden Inn
438 Riverwind Dr. Pearl, MS 39208
601‐933‐1174

Country Inn & Suites 3051 White Blvd.
Pearl, MS 39208
601‐420‐2244

Fairfield Inn Suites 407 Riverwind Dr. Pearl, MS 39208 601‐936‐3434

Hampton Inn
493 Springridge Rd. Clinton ,MS 39056
601‐925‐9393

Holiday Inn Express
495 Springridge Rd. Clinton, MS 39056
601‐708‐0400

Comfort Inn
5010 Hampstead St. Clinton, MS 39056
601‐925‐8250

Hampton Inn
493 Springridge Rd. Clinton, MS 39056
601‐925‐9393