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St. Louis, MO 63146

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Ability Network hosts it's First Annual Conference which will include a series of experts and thought-leaders in Early Intervention.

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UPDATE!

IN LIGHT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC WE HAVE POSTPONED THE ABILITY NETWORK CONFERENCE. THIS WAS A VERY DIFFICULT DECISION TO MAKE, BUT KNOW IT IS IT THE BEST INTEREST OF ALL INVOLVED. A NEW DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED. CURRENT REGISTRATIONS WILL BE REFUNDED. WE CAN'T WAIT UNTIL WE CAN ALL MEET AGAIN VERY SOON!

Join us as Ability Network hosts it's First Annual Conference, The Dynamics of Home Visiting: Effective Strategies for Early Interventionists, which will include a series of experts and thought-leaders in the field of early intervention through general sessions and keynote addresses who will speak on:

  • Research-based practices for Early Interventionists
  • The emotional labor and its effects on response teams and families;
  • Strategies to strengthen the family-professional partnership;
  • Home visit safety;
  • Panel Discussions with experts, organizations, and resources throughout Missouri;
  • among many more topics.

This opportunity will allow professionals throughout Missouri to gather, connect, and build partnerships as they learn and expand their knowledge on early intervention. Don't miss your chance by registering today!

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

For hotel reservations, contact Sheraton Westport Plaza (314) 212-2100 and reference "Early Intervention Conference" for a discounted rate. All reservations should be made by the Hotel no later than 7/10/2020.

https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/stlps-sheraton-westport-plaza-hotel-st-louis/?scid=bb1a189a-fec3-4d19-a255-54ba596febe2

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Friday July 31, 2020

8:00-9:30 Registration

9:30-10:00 Continental Breakfast

10:00-12:00 ABCs of Early Intervention (Cari Ebert)

12:00-1:00 Luncheon

1:00-3:00 Continuation of ABCs of Early Intervention (Cari Ebert)

3:00-3:15 Break & Refreshments

3:15-5:15 Continuation of ABCs of Early Intervention (Cari Ebert)

5:15-6:00 Vendors and Networking

*ASHA CEUs available*

Saturday, August 1, 2020

8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast

8:30-8:45 Welcome

8:45-10:00 Keynote Speaker: The Dance of Partnership…Why Do My Feet Hurt? Strengthening the Family-Professional Partnership (Janice Fialka)

10:00-10:15 Break & Refreshments

10:15-11:30 Continuation of The Dance of Partnership (Janice Fialka)

11:30-12:30 Luncheon

12:30-2:30 Emotional Labor: The “Invisible” Work in Early Intervention (Dr. Valeri Lane)

2:30-2:45 Break & Refreshments

2:45-3:45 Panel on Family Engagement

3:45-4:00 Break & Refreshments

4:00-5:00 Community Partnerships and Resources

5:00-6:30 Vendors and Networking

5:00-6:30 Happy Hour 30th Anniversary Social and Networking

Sunday August 2, 2020

8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast

9:00-11:00 Home Visiting Safety (Sharon Wisdom and Diane Addison)

11:00-12:00 Vendors and Networking

More information on conference schedule, speaker bios, presentations, and panelists go to www.abilitynetwork.org/ability-network-conference.html

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