Empowering Professionals, Nurturing Learners

Schedule

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**Times listed below are in Central Daylight Time

Friday, November 5, 2021
Time *CDT   Track 1 Track 2
9:30am - 9:55am Welcome / President's Address
10:00am - 11:30am Keynote Address
Special Education Law for Educational Therapists

Pete Wright, Esq. - Part I  

Session Evaluation
11:30am - 11:45am AM Break
11:45am - 1:15pm Keynote Address
Special Education Law for Educational Therapists

Pete Wright, Esq. - Part II  

Session Evaluation
1:15pm - 2:15pm Lunch & Chat Breakout Sessions:
Social Justice, New Member, Networking (optional)
2:15pm - 3:45pm Session A All About Tests and Assessments
Pete Wright, Esq.

Session Evaluation
3:45pm - 4:00pm PM Break
4:00pm - 5:30pm Session B Can Kids Be Gifted if They Have a Learning Disability?
Supporting Twice-Exceptional Children and Adults

Cindy Hansen, MEd, ET/P;
Susan Baum, PhD; Holly Kincaid, EdD;
Patricia Kimathi, EdD, ET/P

Session Evaluation

Memory Strategies That Enhance
Executive Functioning Skills

Regina G. Richards, MA, BCET

Session Evaluation
Session Handout

Session Handouts

Memory Strategies That Enhance Executive Functioning Skills
Regina G. Richards, MA, BCET -Session Handout
A Multidimensional Approach to Improving Self-Regulation and Academic Skills of a Child Diagnosed with ADHD
George McCloskey, PhD
Part I & Part II - Session Handout
Shall We Play a Game?
Engaging Reluctant Learners through Gamifications and Game-Based Learning Activities
Bonnie Massimino, MEd, BCET - Session Handout
Branching Out on My Own: A Journey into Private Practice Amidst the Pandemic
Sam Tolkin - Session Handout
Saturday, November 6, 2021
Time *CDT   Track 1 Track 2
9:30am - 11:00am Session C A Multidimensional Approach to
Improving Self-Regulation and Academic Skills
of a Child Diagnosed with ADHD

George McCloskey, PhD
Part I

Session Evaluation  
Session Handout

Austism Spectrum Disorder:
Current Research and Implications
for Educational Interventions

Fred Volkmar, MD

Session Evaluation 
11:00am - 11:15am

AM Break
11:15am - 12:45pm Session D A Multidimensional Approach
to Improving Self-Regulation
and Academic Skills
of a Child Diagnosed with ADHD

George McCloskey, PhD
Part II

Session Evaluation  
Session Handout
Shall We Play a Game?
Engaging Reluctant Learners
through Gamifications 
and Game-Based Learning Activities

Bonnie Massimino, MEd, BCET

Session Evaluation
Session Handout
12:45pm - 1:45pm "Have You Ever Tried?"
(Optional)

Cindy Hansen Handout
1:45pm - 2:45pm Session E Branching Out on My Own:
A Journey into Private Practice
Amidst the Pandemic

Sam Tolkin

Session Evaluation
Session Handout
1:45pm - 3:15pm
The Susan Fogelson Ethics Panel
Part I

Facilitator: Judy Brennan, MEd, BCET, FAET
Panelists: Daniel Franklin, PhD, BCET;
Orli Lahav, MA, BCET;
Wendy Lamoreaux, MEd, BCET;
and Stacy Rotter, MA, BCET

AET Code of Ethics
Session Evaluation
2:45pm - 3:45pm Session F How to Foster Executive Functioning
at School and at Home

Sean McCormick, MEd

Session Evaluation
Session Handout
3:45pm - 4:00pm PM Break 3:15pm - 3:30pm - Ethics Panel Break
4:00pm - 5:00pm Session G Educational Therapists
as Social Justice Advocates:
Using Neurodiversity
to Create Socially Just Schools

Bibi Pirayesh, EdD & Sharmilla Roy, PhD

Session Evaluation
3:30pm - 5:00pm 
The Susan Fogelson Ethics Panel

 Part II