THE YOUNG CHILD
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FOCUS ON AUTISM AND DEVELOPMENTAL CHALLENGES

LAS VEGAS
March 12-15, 2014

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The Young Child With Special Needs

  1. 1. THE YOUNG CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS FOCUS ON AUTISM AND DEVELOPMENTAL CHALLENGES LAS VEGAS March 12-15, 2014 EARN UP TO 25.25 CE HOURS PRECONFERENCES FEEDING CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS UPDATES ON AUTISM TREATMENT AND MANAGEMENT REGISTER ONLINE AT CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM OR BY CALLING 800-377-7707
  2. 2. CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM THE YOUNG CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS | LAS VEGAS, NV | march 12-15, 2014 | #YC14 YOU’RE INVITED! As professionals working with young children with developmental disabilities, we are charged with enhancing our knowledge of medical and behavioral conditions, refining our assessment skills and expanding our tools and strategies for managing these special needs children. A multidisciplinary approach, along with family-focused strategies and support, is essential as we coordinate care and intervention in a variety of settings. We invite you to attend the 23rd Annual Conference on “The Young Child with Special Needs,” a national conference targeted for health care providers, special educators, pre-school teachers, psychologists, therapists, speech pathologists, dieticians and service coordinators who interface with special needs children and their families. You will hear the latest applied research, learn strategies for addressing a variety of developmental disabilities, enhance your tool kit for dealing with problem behaviors, and recognize the importance and impact of early intervention. Networking with the faculty from a variety of disciplines, as well as colleagues from around the nation, will enhance your professional development as you strive to achieve the best possible outcome for these children and their families. Relax and rejuvenate, discover innovative practices, have a little fun, and return ready to implement the innovative approaches you’ve learned! See you there! Planning Committee Members Program Manager Kay A. Toomey, PhD Max Wiznitzer, MD Kathryn Clayton, MSN, MBA, LNC Contemporary Forums WHO SHOULD ATTEND? ANYONE INVOLVED IN THE CARE OF YOUNG CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS INCLUDING: Administrators Counselors Physicians Social Workers Case Managers Dieticians Psychologists Special Educators Certified Disability Management Specialists Nurse Practitioners Public School Teachers Occupational Therapists Registered Nurses Speech/Language Pathologists Certified Rehabilitation Specialists Physical Therapists Service Coordinators You! CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES THIS CONFERENCE WILL ENABLE THE EXPERIENCED CLINICIAN AND EDUCATOR TO BETTER: X Identify current medical, developmental and educational issues that affect young children with special needs and their families. X Interpret cues from demanding or disruptive behaviors to develop intervention strategies and foster coping mechanisms for families with special needs children. X Discuss the coordination of services for children from pre-school to school age with complex medical and developmental needs. X Examine regulatory and legal issues affecting services for children with disabilities. X Develop creative strategies for working with children with special needs and their families, incorporating early intervention as an important goal for improving outcomes.
  3. 3. HIGHLIGHTS & BENEFITS OF THE 2014 CONFERENCE X Two dynamic Preconferences addressing Autism Treatment and Management and Feeding Challenges and Solutions X New this Year! An optional Networking Luncheon featuring Abbey Curran, Miss Iowa 2008, and her amazing story of triumph and achievement while living with cerebral palsy. You will be moved and motivated to make a difference for those you serve X Nationally recognized faculty members representing a variety of disciplines and approaches X A comprehensive approach for dealing with medical, behavioral, and developmental challenges in young children X An overview of regulatory and legal issues affecting services for children with disabilities X I was so involved with the speakers and presenters; I wish we did not have to stop for breaks! Nancy Mahan, BSW Riverton, WY The opportunity to select from 16 concurrent sessions to create a personalized program for your professional development HOST CITY: LAS VEGAS World-class dining, internationally-known boutiques, a wealth of entertainment choices, savvy nightclubs, and European-style spas are calling you to this glittering city, known as “Vegas!” Join your colleagues for “The Young Child with Special Needs” and enjoy all of the fun in the city that never sleeps. THE CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE PARIS LAS VEGAS 3655 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas, NV 89109 RATES: $159 single/double* For additional hotel information and group discounts, call the Paris Las Vegas at (702) 946-7000. *RATES ARE PER ROOM AND SUBJECT TO PREVAILING STATE AND LOCAL TAXES. A limited block of rooms is being held for you and your guests at special group rates which will be in effect, based on room availability, from March 10 to March 15, 2014. Make your reservation early and before the hotel room block release date which is February 7, 2014. Call (877) 603-4389 for room reservations and inform them that you are attending the Contemporary Forums’ conference: The Young Child With Special Needs. For more information about discounted rooms, visit ContemporaryForums.com ONLINE CE LIBRARY – EARN CE CREDIT ONLINE AT YOUR CONVENIENCE Contemporary Forums Online CE Library is the leading source for quality accredited healthcare continuing education. Earn CE on demand by selecting from hundreds of multimedia presentations recorded at our national live conferences. Each session is presented by expert faculty and topics cover a wide range of clinical areas. Learn and earn at your convenience. Visit OnlineCELibrary.com for free session previews. ONLINE CE LIBRARY GROUP DISCOUNTS Provide your staff with high-quality continuing education and give your budget a break with an Online CE Library Group Access Account. Organizations of any size can create customized CE programs for staff education and development. To request group account pricing and details, visit OnlineCELibrary.com or call (925) 361-4811.
  4. 4. THE YOUNG CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12 PRECONFERENCE A (8:00 AM - 5:15 PM) UPDATES ON AUTISM TREATMENT AND MANAGEMENT PRECONFERENCE B (8:00 AM - 5:30 PM) FEEDING CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS: CURRENT TRENDS THURSDAY, MARCH 13 (8:00 AM - 5:15 PM) X Working with the Medically Complex Child and Their Devices X Complementary Approaches for Treating ASD: Controversies and Challenges X Earliest Interventions for Newborns and Very Young Infants: The BABIES Program X Communication Strategies for Children with Mild, Moderate and Severe Disabilities X NETWORKING LUNCHEON & KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: “Four Parts to Accomplishment” (Optional and requires a reservation. Cost of the lunch is $39. CE credit will be awarded.) X Alterations in Growth: Issues, Implications, and Interventions X Advanced Positive Behavior Strategies for Maximizing Instructions X Special Education Highlights for Professionals Serving Children Ages 3-5 X Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA): Why is This Behavior Occurring? FRIDAY, MARCH 14 (8:00 AM - 4:30 PM) 8:00AM CONCURRENT SESSIONS #1 #11 #12 #13 #14 Using Mobile Technology for Communicating with Non-Verbal Children Federal Law and Policy Governing Services for Children with Disabilities: Age 0-5 Evaluating and Supporting Babies with Regulatory Challenges and Their Families: Crying, Sleeping and Eating Cerebral Palsy: What You Need to Know 10:00AM CONCURRENT SESSIONS #2 #21 #22 #23 #24 Evidence-Based Interventions Addressing Behavioral Difficulties for Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Detecting Motor Problems in Young Children ABA and Play: How to Incorporate ABA Techniques into Play-Based Instruction When Children Won’t Eat at School 1:00PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS #3 #31 #32 #33 #34 Children with Sensory Processing Difficulties: Observations and Interventions Mobile Technology and Accessories for the Special Needs Child Across Disciplines Responding to Attachment Disorders Is there a Place for NDT in Evidence Based Rehabilitative Practice? 2:45PM CONCURRENT SESSIONS #4 #41 #42 #43 #44 Behavior Intervention Plans: Making Problem Behaviors Inefficient, Ineffective and Irrelevant Managing Sleep Disorders: Helping Parents and Children Keep Their Sanity! The Oppositional Child: “I Really Don’t Like This Kid!” Growth: Charts, Patterns and Assessment SATURDAY, MARCH 15 (8:00 AM - 12:00 PM) X Caring for Caregivers: Hope, Humor, & Laughing Through the Day X Sensory Strategies for Development of Self Regulation X It’s More than Moving Forward: The Cognitive, Social, and Perceptual Benefits of Floor Mobility X Inter-Agency Strategies for Overcoming Barriers to Serving Foster Children with Special Needs For a complete Conference Schedule visit our website: CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM
  5. 5. ACCREDITATION A Certificate of Attendance will be available online after you complete the course requirements, enabling you to register your credit with the appropriate licensing boards or associations. To apply for credit not listed below, use the procedure established by the specific organization. PRECONFERENCES A B MAIN CONFERENCE LUNCHEON 7.25 ANCC/9 CA BRN contact hours 7.5 ANCC/9 CA BRN contact hours 16.75 ANCC/20.1 CA BRN contact hours 1 ANCC/1.2 CA BRN contact hours Pharmacology Credit for Prescriptive Authority 1 hour N/A N/A N/A Occupational Therapists 7.25 CEUs 7.5 CEUs 16.75 CEUs 1 CEU 1 Nurses and Nurse Practitioners 2 3 7.25 hours 7.5 hours 16.75 hours 1 hour 7.25 credits 7.5 credits 16.75 credits 1 credit Psychologists 7.25 hours 7.5 hours 16.75 hours 1 hour Special Educators 7.25 hours 7.5 hours 16.75 hours 1 hour 7.25 CE credit hours 7.5 CE credit hours 16.75 CE credit hours 1 CE credit hour This program is offered for *.725 CEUs *.75 CEUs *1.67 CEUs *.1 CEU (Intermediate level; Related area) 4 (Intermediate level; Related area) (Various level; Professional area) (Introductory level; Related area) Physical Therapists 5 Physicians 6 7 8 Social Workers /Marriage, Family & Child Counselors 9 Speech Pathologists Certified Disability Management Specialists Certified Rehabilitation Counselors Dietitians Application has been made for continuing education credit from the Commission for Case Manager Certification. Application has been made for continuing education credit from the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification. Dietitians may make individual application for continuing education credit following the conference through the Commission on Dietetic Registration. 1 Contemporary Forums is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contemporary Forums is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #04516. (CA BRN contact hour = 50 minutes) This program is approved for a maximum of 25.25 NAPNAP contact hours (7.25 contact hours - Preconference A or 7.5 contact hours Preconference B, 16.75 contact hours - Main Conference, 1 contact hour - Luncheon) of which a maximum of 1 contain pharmacology (Rx) content per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines. Contemporary Forums, NAPNAP Approved Provider, Agency #12. 3 This program is approved by Contemporary Forums, American Occupational Therapy Association Approved Provider #3273. Assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA. 4 The Physical Therapy Board of California recognizes Contemporary Forums as an Approval Agency to approve providers of Continuing Competency Courses in California. 5 Contemporary Forums is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Contemporary Forums designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 25.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Please call Contemporary Forums regarding continuing medical education credit for pediatricians. Contemporary Forums is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Contemporary Forums maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 7 There are no standard requirements for continuing education credit for educators and guidelines vary by district. You will receive a Certificate of Attendance verifying your attendance at this course. Contact your governing agencies regarding guidelines for registering your credit. 8 This conference has been approved by the Washington Chapter, National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Provider #1975-148. This course meets the qualifications for continuing education credit hours for Marriage, Family & Child Counselors and/or Licensed Clinical Social Workers as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Provider #PCE771. 9 Contemporary Forums is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See course information for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level and content area. ASHA CE provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures. This program is offered for the listed CEUs, *(Various level; Professional area). 6 In accordance with ASHA requirements, faculty financial and nonfinancial disclosures may be found on our website: ContemporaryForums.com/continuing-education conferences/2014/young-child-with-special-needs-march-las-vegas.html CONFERENCE FACULTY Barbara Bentley, PsyD, MS Ed Lois Jean Brady, CCC-SLP Noa Hannah, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCBA-D Judith C. Saltzman, JD Garey Noritz, MD Kay A. Toomey, PhD Planning Committee Member Stacy Cianciolo, MEd, BCBA L. Diane Parham, PhD, OTR, FAOTA Max Wiznitzer, MD Planning Committee Member Abbey Curran Monica Rivera, PT, MS, DPTSc Joan Zerzan, MS, RD Timothy J. Drew, EdD, LCPC Erin Sundseth Ross, PhD, CCC-SLP Joy Voyles Browne, PhD, RN, PCNS-BC, IMH-E Joseph A. Gentry, PhD, BCBA-D For Additional Faculty bios, visit our website: CONTEMPORARYFORUMS.COM
  6. 6. TO REGISTER, COMPLETE, DETACH, AND RETURN THE APPLICATION MAILER TO CONTEMPORARY FORUMS. CONFERENCE INFORMATION Registrations must include full tuition payment to be accepted. Registrations faxed without payment will not be processed. Conference communications are sent via email. When registering please provide attendee’s best email address as some emails are filtered and blocked. Since conference registration and hotel rooms are limited, early registration is advised. 4 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER: ONLINE (CREDIT CARD ONLY) Visit us 24 hours a day at: ContemporaryForums.com Preconferences Main Conference Early Registration* $235 $445 Regular Registration $275 PHONE (CREDIT CARD ONLY) (800) 377-7707 Monday – Friday 8am - 5pm, Pacific Time BEFORE CALLING, COMPLETE ALL REGISTRATION INFORMATION. $485 FAX (CREDIT CARD OR PURCHASE ORDER) (800) 329-9923 X *Postmarked or phone/fax/online registration and fees received on/before January 29. MAIL X Out of consideration to registrants, children of any age and spouses may not attend the sessions. X Your tuition includes continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks, Certificate of Attendance and Online access to posted presentation Attn: Registrar 6377 Clark Ave., Suite 200 Dublin, CA 94568 handouts before and after the conference. GROUP DISCOUNTS PROGRAM CHANGES Tuition discounts are given to groups of 3 or more registering for the complete conference. Discounts to not apply to the preconferences. To qualify for the group discount, all registration information must be complete for all group members, payment included and forms sent together. If faxing, list all group members on cover sheet. Subtract the discount from the tuition fee. Groups may not be formed after individual registrations are received. $25 per person discount for 3 or 4 in a group $45 per person discount for 5 or more in a group. Contemporary Forums reserves the right to make necessary changes in speakers, topics or schedule. The most current program can be found on our website. PARTIAL ATTENDANCE Online registration is not available. To register, call Contemporary Forums for tuition and CE credit for individual days. Group discounts do not apply. Registrations may not be shared. CANCELLATIONS JAN 29 Cancellations may be made by phone or in writing. Cancellations received on/ before January 29 receive a full tuition refund. Cancellations received after January 29 are assessed a $75 processing fee. No refunds for cancellations received after the conference begins or for “no shows.” If this meeting is cancelled for any reason, including labor strikes or acts of God, liability is limited to a full refund of registration fees. CONTEMPORARY FORUMS IS A DIVISION OF AMERICAN CAREER COLLEGE. QUESTIONS? Contact Contemporary Forums at (800) 377-7707. M–F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (PST) or email: info@cforums.com SPECIAL REQUESTS If you require special arrangements at this conference, call (800) 377-7707, at least 30 days prior to the conference. METHOD OF PAYMENT Make payment by check (payable to Contemporary Forums and enclose with Registration Form), Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or Purchase Order. A $30 fee is charged for any returned check. Personal checks are NOT accepted at the conference. Purchase Orders must be received with registration by the conference date and include the P.O. number, invoice address, tuition, approval signature, contact name, email address and phone number.
  7. 7. 8 REGISTRATION FORM R O RETURN THIS ENVELOPE WITH FULL PAYMENT (U.S. FUNDS) REGISTER ONLINE 24/7 AT: CONTEMPORARY FORUMS.COM FAX THIS FORM TO: (800) 329-9923 REGISTER TO ATTEND: CODE: PDF REGISTRATION INFORMATION (Please Print Clearly) *Name, License/Degrees, Place of Employment, City, State appear on your badge. *First Name *Last Name R R R R Preconference A Preconference B Main Conference Luncheon & Keynote Presentation (March 12) (March 12) (March 13-15) (March 13) CONCURRENT SESSIONS SELECTION See opposite, and/or website. Please indicate your session choices below. *License/Degrees #1 (8:00 a.m.) #2 (10:00 a.m.) #3 (1:00 p.m.) *Place of Employment #4 (2:45 p.m.) *City *State PAYMENT SUMMARY (#63) Early Fee Postmark Deadline: JANUARY 29 Attendee’s email (Required) Main Conference For confirmation, receipt, handouts prior to conference, and access to your Certificate of Attendance. Provide your best email address as some emails are filtered and blocked. $ *Group Discount Preconference B +$ +$ TOTAL PAYMENT ENCLOSED State Zip Daytime Phone(s) 1. LICENSE/PROFESSION R Administrator R Certified Specialist: Life/ Rehabilitation R Developmental Specialist R Dietician R Nurse Practitioner R Occupational Therapist R Physical Therapist R Physician R Psychologist R Public School Teacher R Registered Nurse R Social Worker/Counselor R Special Educator Age 0-3 R Special Educator Age 3-5 R Speech/Language Pathologist R Other: 2. PROFESSIONAL SETTING R Day Care/Nursery School R Early Intervention Program (Age 0-3) R Early Intervention Program (Age 3-5) R Follow-Up/Rehab/Outpatient R Head Start Program R Hospital Neonatal or Pediatric Unit R Pediatric Clinic/Office R Private Practice/Consultant R Private School R Public School System R Other: +$ Luncheon & Keynote Presentation ($39) $ Home Address City -$ Preconference A 3. POSITON/ JOB FUNCTION *Registration forms must be sent in together. See Conference Information for details. R R R R R R Check/Money Order Payable to Contemporary Forums R R R R R Administrator/Director Case Manager Faculty/Teaching Staff Private Practice/Consultant Resource Specialist/ Coordinator School Psychologist Service Coordinator Staff Position Supervisor/Manager Other: 4. YEARS IN PRACTICE R R R R R 1 2-3 4-7 8-10 11+ 5. HIGHEST EDUCATIONAL LEVEL R R R R R R Diploma/Associate Degree Bachelors Degree Masters Degree Doctoral Degree Medical Degree Other: Credit Card # Exp. Date Print Cardholder’s Name Billing Address City State Zip Payer Email Payer Phone # We collect this data in order to provide you with information about Contemporary Forums and conferences. If you prefer not to receive further information, please see our privacy statement at ContemporaryForums.com

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