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EARLY REGISTRATION - SBT COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP, AUGUST 2018

by Saved By Typing

Keynote Speaker Darlene Hanson will be sharing advice on verbal speech as we focus on achieving independence through supported typing. Assistance will also be available to those brand new learners just beginning their journey with supported typing.

Learning Events for Everyone: Program Details / Schedule
Program / Presenters
  • Saturday, August 11
    Keynote Speaker Darlene Hanson will be sharing advice on verbal speech as we focus on achieving independence through supported typing. Assistance will also be available to those brand new learners just beginning their journey with supported typing.
    Read more: Darlene Hanson Bio
  • Sunday, August 12
    Local-area trainers Laura Poorman Richmond and Casey De Priest, and other presenters will discuss other private therapy and education opportunities in working with your school district. Additionally, attendees will have an opportunity to meet some of our local typers and parents who will share their experiences.
    Read more: Laura Poorman Richmond Bio
    Read more: Casey DePriest Bio
Individualized small group settings will be utilized for the breakout sessions, which will include:
  • Navigating the IEP:
    Presenter Laura Poorman Richmond, Special Education teacher of 36 years, Special Education Coordinator, and Supported Typing Trainer, will walk you through the school system’s IEP, give suggestions on how to include supported typing in this document. Please bring your son/daughter’s current IEP.

     
  • What is Reflex Integration using Cold Laser technology? How can it help my son or daughter?:
    Presenter Jennifer Souiedan, Mom to a supported typing communicator and Certified in Quantum Reflex Integration (QRI), will demonstrate QRI, answer your questions and give a Mom’s perspective on the use of this modality.

     
  • Music Therapy Strategies to address Apraxia and the Sensory-motor Challenges Faced by Nonspeaking Individuals
    Presenter Casey DePriest, a certified Neurologic Music Therapist, Supported Typing Trainer, and Founder of Optimal Rhythms/ACCESS Academy in Evansville, will discuss the use of rhythm-based strategies to enhance your son/daughter’s support plan. Topics covered will include: sensory-motor differences in autism; the role of rhythm in movement; and supports for under recognized movement challenges that impact socialization, communication, and daily living.

     
  • What is Craniosacral Therapy? How can it help my son/daughter?:
    Presenter Teresa Morrison, a Certified Craniosacral Therapist with 21 years experience, has specialized in working with individuals on the autism spectrum. She will explain the benefits of this therapy modality and demonstrate with some of our communicators.

     
  • Movement therapy, art and music through Recreation Therapy:
    Jaye Hajduk, CTRS and Barbara Yoss, CTRS, Certified Therapeutic Therapists from All About You Therapy and IU Health will present an interactive session on the Benefits of Recreation Therapy. They will discuss how Art, Music, and Movement Activities are covered under the Domain of Recreation Therapy. An interactive art session will conclude the presentation.

     
  • Force Barbell:
    Staff and members of Force Barbell presenting. Topics covered will be Special Olympics power lifting, gluten-free and clean eating, newly added physical therapy at the gym.