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Breaking through Barriers: Finding your Way

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University of Providence

1301 20th Street South

Great Falls, MT 59405

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A two-day conference and vendor fair for parents of and providers for children and adults with medical diagnoses and developmental delays.

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Friday, April 17

Lunch 11:30 - 1 pm Exhibit Hall Open / Pre-paid Box Lunches Available

Pre Conference Workshops

  • Pediatric Respite Worker Training by Kristen McGuire and Louisa Libertelli-Dunn (start time 12 noon)
  • Baffling Babies and Toddlers - Sensory Strategies That Work by Maureen Kane-Wineland, MOT/L and Sue Swindeman, MOT/L (start time 1 pm, required textbooks - extra fee)

5:00 pm Happy Hour / No-host Bar / Exhibit Hall Scavenger Hunt

6:30 pm Banquet featuring Keynote by Shyla Patera: "How to Help Your Child Live His/Her Best Life"

Saturday, April 18 Exhibit Hall Opens 8 am / Continental Breakfast Included

9 am Keynote: Effective Co-Parenting: Putting the Child First, by Joe & Susan Laudadio

10:15 - 11:30 am : Concurrent Workshops

  • The Extinction Burst: Making Behavior Plans Work by Joe Laudadio
  • Stress Relief: Powerful Tools for Caregivers by Katrin Finch
  • First Timers Guide to IEPs by Louisa Libertelli-Dunn

Lunch 11:30 - 1 pm Exhibit Hall Open / Pre-paid Box Lunches Available

1 pm - 5:00 pm: Main Workshop in Conference Hall

Sensory Tool Chest for Elementary Students (Wineland and Swindeman)

1 pm - 3:00 pm Concurrent Workshops in Classrooms

  • First Timers Guide to IEPs by Louisa Libertelli-Dunn

3:00 - 5:00 pm: Concurrent Workshops in Classrooms

  • Build an Exit Strategy Into Your Child's IEP by Joe Laudadio
  • Stress Relief: Powerful Tools for Caregivers by Katrin Finch

Vendor Fair includes Friends of Autism-Great Falls, Benefis Health System, Montana Council on Developmental Disabilities, Northcentral Independent Living Services, and many more.

Need a Hotel? Staybridge Suites has a room block "Peace Place Conference" for rates of $115 - $135. Call 406-761-4903 ext. 0 for this special offer.

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1301 20th Street South

Great Falls, MT 59405

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