Schedule

Call for Proposals

Topics for this year’s conference

Family First

Phuong Palafox, SLP

 

Literacy‐Based Interventions

Phuong Palafox, SLP

 

Home Visiting in the Real World

Amanda Marable, SLP; Bonnie Johnson, EI SC; Kennis Johnson, EI SC

 

Options for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Carrie Overshmidt, CRS

 

Impact of Maternal Depression

Stacy Snead, University of Alabama

 

Introduction to Conscious Discipline

Joy Winchester, DECE

 

Neonatal Abstinence

 

Vestibular Team at Children’s

 

Baby Signs

Amy Moore, SLP

 

EI Transition

Dr. Charla DeLeo, Clay County Schools, Tametria Conner, Parent

 

AEIS Assessment Tool (Tool TBD)

Vanessa Hinton, Ph.D. Auburn University ECSE

 

D.A.T.S. MOM: Disability as an Ability toward Success

Tametria Conner, Parent

 

Importance of Completing an ECO Map

 

Safety in the Streets, Home and Highway

 

What Can I Do for Children with Visual Impairment?

Susie Thomas, Ed.S., AIDB; Anna Whitworth, M.Ed.

 

ABA as a Strategy

 

What to do if a Child is making little or No Progress

Laura Schertz, EI OTR; Jackie Criswell, EI SC

 

Secondary Traumatic Stress

Dallas Rabig, DECE

 

Filling Your Behavior Toolbox

Dr. Becky Odell and Juanita Sheffield, Florence City Schools

 

Inspiring Teen Moms to use Reflection as a Positive Parenting Technique

Tyesha Amerson & Sharon Kane, PAT; Shelley Sharp, SW, Childhaven; JaQuira Alexander, teen mom

 

System of Care for Children with Autism and their Family

Anna McConnell, DMH, State Autism Coordinator

 

Sustainability of Mental Health Consultation Services in AEIS

Stephanie Covarrubia, Director of CSP EI; Stacy Snead, University of Alabama

 

Special Education Law

Leslie Allen, Resolutions in Special Education, Inc.

 

Service Coordinator Round Table

 

What to do with a Diagnosis of Autism

Deana Aumalis, University of Alabama at Huntsville;

 

Building the Team Bond: Families AND Service Providers Working Together

Dani Rich, SLP; Janelle Hodges, Parent

 

Infant Mental Health: Risk, Resiliency and Relationships

Dallas Rabig, DECE

 

Brain Architecture Game

Amanda Cooper and Amy Brakenhoff, Early Head Start Child Care Partnership, DECE

 

Using Data in Program Decision Making

 

Be Good! Positive Guidance Strategies in Inclusive Early Childhood Settings

Stephanie Eger, CCEP Huntsville and Paula Peacock, CCEP Tuscaloosa

 

How to Rock Sensory Processing

Parents as Teachers staff (Lakeeshia Sandlin)

 

Screen Addiction for Young Children (new DSM-V disorder)

 

Stimulating Speech in Unusually Quiet Children