2019 Schedule and Program

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Monday – October 21, 2019
8:45a – 9:15a Announcements & Welcome
9:15a – 10:15a

(60 min contact hrs)

KEYNOTE: 

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Right to Emotional Support, Positive self-image, Empathy, Caring, & Time

Holly Elissa Bruno, MA, JD

 

10:15a – 10:40a BREAK
10:40a – 12:10p

(90 min contact hrs)

Hearing Parents in Every Language:  Partnering with Families Unlike Your Own

Holly Elissa Bruno, MA, JD

Bon Secour 1

225 Classroom

Supporting Families of Children With or At Risk for ASD in Everyday Routines

Kimberly Tomeny, M.T., University of Alabama

Bon Secour 2

225 Classroom

Why Do Kids Misbehave?

Kathryn Pirkle, ED.S., AL Dept of Early Childhood Education

Challenging Behaviors Coach

Bon Secour 3

225 Classroom

Collaborative Consultation to Children’s Classrooms  (CC2CC)

Robin McWilliam, Ph.D., University of Alabama

Schooner

150 Theater

Young Children and Screen Time

Caliste Boswell Chong, MS, AL Partnership for Children

Mobile Bay 1-2

120 Theater

Children with Hypotonia (Low Muscle Tone)

Melissa White, PT, MS

Megan Carpenter, OTD, OTR/L, SCFES

Mobile Bay 3

120 Theater

Separating Fact from Fiction when Educating Preschoolers with Disabilities

Leslie Allen, Esq., Partner, Resolutions in Special Education, Inc.

Grand Bay 1-2

100 Theater

Teaching Special Skills  (session repeated on Tuesday – same time)

Mindy Becker, Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor

Convention Center

Room 201

12:10p – 1:30p LUNCH BREAK
1:30p – 3:00p

(90 min contact hrs)

Stewards of Children:  Identification and Prevention of Childhood Sexual Abuse – Pt 1

Jessica Davis, BSW

LIMIT TO 100

Bon Secour 1

225 Classroom

I Can Participate Too!  Solutions for the Inclusion of All Children in the Classroom (Make-and-Take)

Samantha Davidson & Miranda Lambert, UCP of Mobile CCEP Team

Bon Secour 2

225 Classroom

More than Frogs and Snails and Puppy Tails:  Understanding the Boy Brain

Joy Winchester

Bon Secour 3

225 Classroom

Getting Ahead of the Routines-Based Home Visiting Curve

Robin McWilliam, Ph.D.,

Kimberly Resua Tomeny, M.T., University of Alabama

Schooner

150 Theater

Ethics: Early Childhood Professionals and Responsible Practice

Stacey Snead, Ph.D., IMH-E, Clinical Psychologist

Morgan Lane, MA, University of Alabama

Mobile Bay 1-2

120 Theater

Changing Tomorrow…One Child at a Time:  Building Relationships with Children and Their Parents

Beth Corum

Mobile Bay 3

120 Theater

NICU/Medical Issues Impacting Developmental Outcomes for Early Intervention Services

for the High Risk Infant

Sheree York, PT, DPT, PCS

Elizabeth “Elisa” Kennedy, PT, PhD, PCS

Rene Sprague, RN, MSN

Grand Bay 1-2

100 Theater

Conflict Resolution 0-5 (session repeated on Tuesday – same time)

Mindy Becker, Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor

Convention Center

Room 201

3:00p – 3:15p BREAK
3:15p – 4:15p

(60 min contact hrs)

Steward of Children:  Identification and Prevention of Childhood Sexual Abuse – Pt 2

Jessica Davis, BSW

LIMIT TO 100

Bon Secour 1

225 Classroom

Ooh Baby Baby:  Creating Inclusive Infant and Toddler Environments

Miranda Lambert, UCP of Mobile CCEP Team

Bon Secour 2

225 Classroom

Accessing Services in Alabama for children with ASD

Deon Gatson, MA

Bon Secour 3

225 Classroom

How to Build Flexibility with Numbers for Preschool

Vanessa Hinton Ph.D., Auburn University

Schooner

150 Theater

Reflective Parenting Techniques

Stacey Snead, Ph.D, IMH-E, Clinical Psychologist, University of Alabama

Mobile Bay 1-2

120 Theater

Using Teleppractice in Early Intervention Service Delivery

Yusuf Akamoglu, Ph.D

Brad Bloomfield, Ph.D., University of Alabama

Mobile Bay 3

120 Theater

Legislative bills that affect disability

Bill Fuller, Attorney

Graham L. Sisson, Ph.D., J.D.

Grand Bay 1-2

100 Theater

Introduction to Conscious Discipline (session repeated on Tuesday – same time)

Mindy Becker, Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor

Convention Center

Room 201




Tuesday – October 22, 2019
8:45a – 9:15a Announcements and Welcome
9:15a – 10:15a

(60 min contact hrs)

KEYNOTE:

Shift, Ignite, and P.O.W.E.R. Move to Success

Dr. Alisha “Ali” Griffith, AuD, CCC-SLP, CPC

10:15a – 10:40a BREAK
10:40a – 12:10p

(90 min contact hrs)

5 Communication Strategies to Connect with Parents of Children with Autism

Dr. Ali Griffith, Au.D, CCCSLP, CPC

Bon Secour 1

225 Classroom

Trust-Based Relational Intervention for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma (Pt 1-Introduction)

Natalie Balch, LICSW

Bon Secour 2

225 Classroom

Writing Really Useful Outcomes — Enough of Them and Measurable

Robin McWilliam, Ph.D., University of Alabama

Bon Secour 3

225 Classroom

Rising to the Challenge:  Facing Challenging Behaviors

Joy Winchester, DECE

Schooner

150 Theater

Feeding for kids with sensory issues, food aversions, motor issues and strategies

Jennifer Bogdahn, M.S., R.D.N.

Shelley Donaldson, O.T.R./L

Maryann Wilkins, M.S., C.C.C./S.L.P.

Mobile Bay 1-2

120 Theater

Books in the Early Childhood Classroom: As easy as “ABC” (Attention, Behavior, Communication)

Julie Parks, M.S. CCC-SLP

Stephanie Frucci, M.S. CCC-SLP

Mobile Bay 3

120 Theater

Communication Choices: Parent Voices: Panel representing Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Myriah Dixon, Ed.D

Brooke Smith, AIDB

Grand Bay 1-2

100 Theater

Understanding Temper Tantrums

Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo, Conscious Discipline Master Instructor

Convention Center

Room 201

Teaching Special Skills

Mindy Becker, Conscious Discipline

Convention Center

Room 202

12:10p – 1:30p LUNCH BREAK
1:30p – 3:00p

(90 min contact hrs)

Contemporary Influences on Children Today

David M. Finn, Ed.D., Samford University

Bon Secour 1

225 Classroom

Trust-Based Relational Intervention for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma (Pt 2- Connecting Principles)

Natalie Balch, LICSW

Bon Secour 2

225 Classroom

Building social engagement between children with ASD and their caregivers

Angela Barber, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Bon Secour 3

225 Classroom

Transitioning from PART C to PART B

Dawn Frenette, Special SVCS Supervisor/Headstart – Baldwin Co. Board of Education

Jennifer Cook, Resource Coordinator

Rachel Harrison, Psychometrist

Felicia Carswell, M.Ed.

Schooner

150 Theater

Set your Sight on Communication:  Strategies for professionals working with Children with Visual Impairments

Debbie Sanches, M.S. ECSE

Leighann Stratton, M.S. CCC-SLP

Mobile Bay 1-2

120 Theater

The Power of Ordinary Moments:  Building Emotional Intelligence

Joy Winchester, DECE

Mobile Bay 3

120 Theater

A Music Therapist’s Approach to Early Intervention Home Visits

Karen Joly Collins, MT-BC

Emily Milam, parent

Elizabeth Walsh, parent

Grand Bay 1-2

100 Theater

Building the School Family to Help Turn Resistance into Cooperation

Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo, Conscious Discipline

Convention Center

Room 201

Conflict Resolution 0-5

Mindy Becker, Conscious Discipline

Convention Center

Room 202

3:00p – 3:15p BREAK
3:15p – 4:15p

(60 min contact hrs)

Best Practices in Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Sarah O’Kelley, Ph.D. (or)

Fred Biasini, Ph.D.

Bon Secour 1

225 Classroom

National and State Efforts to Improve the Quality of Life for Children with Complex Medical Conditions

Dr. A. Z. Holloway, MD

Dr. Katrina Trammell, MD

Vera Spinks, parent

Bon Secour 2

225 Classroom

I Write, You Write, We All Write!

Sabrina Robinson, MA

Sarritha Scales, M.Ed. – Child Care Central

Bon Secour 3

225 Classroom

State Department of Education Preschool Updates

Stephanie Frucci, Ed.S., CCC-SLP

Denise Wilson, MA

Sheila Bolling, MA

Schooner

150 Theater

What I need from you is Understanding:  The importance of communication strategies

Tametria Conner Dantzler

Mobile Bay 1-2

120 Theater

Alabama Hands & Voices Supporting Families of Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Without Bias

Maria Katz

Jessica Havard

Mobile Bay 3

120 Theater

Healthy Hacks for Road Warriors

Estella Beavers, RN BSN CHC – Stellar Healthy Living

Grand Bay 1-2

100 Theater

Baby Doll Circle Time:  Innovative Strategies that Build Social and Neural Connections

Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo, Conscious Discipline

Convention Center

Room 201

Introduction to Conscious Discipline

Mindy Becker

Convention Center

Room 202




Wednesday – October 23, 2019
8:30a – 10:00a

(90 min contact hrs)

Storytelling with Impact:  The Challenge for the Next Decade of HIPPY

Staci Croom-Raley, JD, MS, CDFI, GCDF

Bon Secour 1

225 Classroom

Let’s talk about behavior! – A caregiver’s guide to understanding why kids are misbehaving and how to promote positive change

Kerrianne Webster, M.S., BCBA, LBA

Stephanie Remington, M.S., BCBA, LBA

Bon Secour 2

225 Classroom

Classroom Management and Inclusion for Children with Special Needs

Janna Barncastle, M.A. Ed.S.

Mary Beth Frazer, MCD, CCC-SLP

Con Secour 3

225 Classroom

Tips and Tricks with SNAP + Core First (AAC)

Elizabeth Stewart, ATP (or)

Patrick Brune, M.S. CCC-SLP

Schooner

150 Theater

STOP.  Collaborate and Listen!  Tools to Execute Inclusive Language Groups

Lori Skidmore, MCD, CCC-SLP

Jennie Baker

Mobile Bay 1-2

120 Theater

Managing Family Engagement after Early Intervention

Debra Owens, Enterprise City School System

Joylee Cain, Enterprise City School System

Mobile Bay 3

120 Theater

Children’s Rehabilitation Service (CRS) Audiology Program: Taking Action to Change Tomorrow

Dr. Carrie Overschmidt, Au.D., CCC-A, F-AAA, CRS

Grand Bay 1-2

100 Theater

Reframing Tattling to Build Self-Regulation

Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo, Conscious Discipline Master Instructor

Convention Center

Room 201

10:00a – 10:20a BREAK
10:20a – 10:30a Final Instructions & Dignitary Convention Center
10:30a – 11:30a

(60 min contact hrs)

CLOSING SESSION:

Elizabeth Montero-Cefalo, Conscious Discipline Master Instructor

Convention Center

 

(Non-)Financial Disclosures
2019 Early Intervention and Preschool Conference
October 21-23, 2019

Stephanie Frucci receives salary from the Alabama State Department of Education. She has
no other financial or non-financial relationships to disclose pertinent to her presentations.

Vanessa Hinton receives a consulting fee as part of a grant with OSR. She has no other
financial or non-financial relationships to disclose pertinent to her presentations.

Elizabeth Stewart receives salary as an employee of Tobii Dynavox. She has no other financial
or non-financial relationships to disclose pertinent to her presentations.

Yusuf Akamoglu, Leslie Allen, Natalie Balch, Estella Beavers, Jennifer Bogdahn, Caliste
Chong, Tametria Conner Dantzler, Samantha Davidson, Shelley Donaldson, David Finn,
Bill Fuller, Albert Holloway, Maria Katz, Miranda Lambert, Anna McConnell, Julie Parks,
Robin McWilliam, Sarah O’Kelley, Carrie Overschmidt, Stephanie Remington, Stacey
Sneed, Kimberly Tomeny, Kerrianne Webster, Melissa White, Maryann Wilkins, and
Sheree York have no financial or non-financial relationships to disclose pertinent to their
presentations.