Academic and Behavioral Innovations
for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
May 31 & June 1, 2017
Mississippi e-Center; Jackson, MS
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.
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:
Event location: Mississippi e‐Center
1230 Raymond Road
Jackson, MS 39204
Hilton Garden Inn
Holiday Inn Pearl 110 Bass Pro Dr.
Baymont Inn & Suite 434 Riverwind Dr. Pearl, MS 39208
Hilton Garden Inn
Country Inn & Suites 3051 White Blvd.
Fairfield Inn Suites 407 Riverwind Dr. Pearl, MS 39208 601‐936‐3434
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