Empowering Professionals, Nurturing Learners

Schedule

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

Pete Wright, Esq. - Part II  
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.
Impact of the Educational Therapist's
Therapeutic Relationship on Learning

Sheryl Pruitt, MEd, ET/P
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
Memory Strategies That Enhance
Executive Functioning Skills

Regina G. Richards, MA, BCET

 

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
Austin Spectrum Disorder:
Current Research and Implications
for Educational Interventions

Fred Volkmar, MD
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
Shall We Play a Game?
Engaging Reluctant Learners
through Gamifications 
and Game-Based Learning Activities

Bonnie Massimino, MEd, BCET
12:45pm - 1:45pm "Have You Ever Tried?"
(Optional)
1:45pm - 2:45pm Session E Branching Out on My Own:
A Journey into Private Practice
Amidst the Pandemic

Sam Tolkin
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
2:45pm - 3:45pm Session F How to Foster Executive Functioning
at School and at Home

Sean McCormick, MEd
3:45pm - 4:00pm PM 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
The Susan Fogelson Ethics Panel
 Part II