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2019 Inclusion Alberta Family Conference
April 5-6, 2019
Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta

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Friday Workshop [clear filter]
Friday, April 5
 

9:00am

From Barriers to Belonging: Supporting Inclusion in Secondary Schools
This workshop will address powerful—yet practical—approaches for supporting inclusion and peer relationships in middle schools and high schools. Learn step-by-step guidance for implementing peer support and peer network interventions, including how to develop strong support plans, recruit peers, and equip paraprofessionals and educators.

For handouts: https://www.erikwcarter.com/inclusionalberta

Speakers
avatar for Erik Carter

Erik Carter

Professor of Special Education, Cornelius Vanderbilt
Erik Carter’s research and teaching focuses on evidence-based strategies for supporting access to the general curriculum and promoting valued roles in school, work, community, and congregational settings for children and adults with intellectual disability, autism, and multiple... Read More →




Friday April 5, 2019 9:00am - 4:30pm
Ballroom 17700 87 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5T 4V4

9:00am

Reducing the Risk of Abuse and Addressing its Impact
Both the reality of abuse and the fear of it happening appears to be a “constant” in the lives of people with developmental disabilities, their families, friends and those providing support. This workshop will address the issues related to abuse, provide participants with the knowledge needed to take effective action, and offer practical steps.

Speakers
avatar for Nora Baladerian

Nora Baladerian

Dr. Nora Baladerian is the 2018 recipient of the American Psychological Association’s Division 56, Rehabilitation and Disability for Distinguished Contribution to the fi eld and is also a recipient of the U.S. Attorney General’s award for excellence in service to victims, receiving... Read More →




Friday April 5, 2019 9:00am - 4:30pm
Room 6 17700 87 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5T 4V4