Seminar Series

Our seminar series features a range of important topics covering best practices for supporting pre-K to post-secondary students who have Down syndrome.

Our tool kit presentations are geared towards educators, therapists, service providers, administrators, and parents. Our goal is to come along side you and help you understand how to include, educate, and enjoy the students you are working with.

View our seminar series flier here and register for seminars or watch past recordings below. Have a great idea for a seminar? You can share that below as well.

Upcoming Seminars Registration

Check back here for our 2021-2022 Seminars!

Behavior Baseline

March 11, 2021 8:30 am-10:30 am

Are you struggling to manage behavior in the classroom, home or community? Do you avoid activities afraid of triggering a meltdown? Join us to learn functions of behavior, how communication effects behavior, the difference between reinforcement and punishment and proactive behavior management strategies.

Past Recordings

Functional Skills for Daily Life & Long-Term Success

September 10, 2020

You have the academics covered, but what about the functional skills needed to ensure students with Down syndrome are successful in everyday life, and eventually in the workplace? It takes time to develop independence with essential life skills. Help students of all ages progress, at a level of just-right-challenge!

Down Syndrome 101

October 8, 2020

Are you an educator or family member working with a student who has Down syndrome currently? If so, do you understand the unique learning profile and how you can most effectively include, educate and encourage your student? Participants will learn the, medical, social and behavioral challenges, how to accommodate/modify work and how to build rapport while utilizing best practices.

Visual Supports for Success

November 12, 2020

Come and SEE how you can utilize visual supports in school, home, and community settings to promote learning and foster independence. Participants will learn why visuals are so important to ALL people and how to develop visuals that build a strong rapport and reduce off task behavior while engaging learners at a higher level.

Utilizing Technology to Promote Success

DECEMBER 10, 2020

Are you looking for ways to further utilize technology at home or in the classroom? This presentation will highlight a variety of tools, apps and resources to help promote success for both you and your learner with Down syndrome! Participants will learn how to search and choose great apps, make video models, identify phone alternatives and explore iPad and computer adaptations which promote further use of technology by students.

Effective Communication Strategies

January 14, 2021

Communication is a fundamental aspect of life. We all communicate in different ways and have a right to be heard! It is no different for people with Down syndrome. This seminar will address common communication strengths and areas of concern as well as different ways to communicate, and possible therapeutic strategies to increase communication skills for your student with Down syndrome.

Effective Practices for Fading Para Support

February 11, 2021

A great para knows their role is to work themselves out of a job and have the student be responsible for their own learning. This presentation will highlight benefits of IEP’s and Behavior Intervention Plans, how to build rapport with your student and how to provide the just right level of academic and behavioral support.

Behavior Baseline

March 11, 2021

Are you struggling to manage behavior in the classroom, home or community? Do you avoid activities afraid of triggering a meltdown? Join us to learn functions of behavior, how communication effects behavior, the difference between reinforcement and punishment and proactive behavior management strategies.

Facilitating and Reinforcing Social Skills

April 8, 2021

Is your social butterfly flying too freely? Our self-advocates are inherently social but are they skilled enough to follow all the hidden rules? This session will teach the hidden social rules, how to teach them to self-advocates, and how to generalize them across people and environments.

Contact Us

Contact us if you would like additional assistance or resources for supporting students with Down syndrome.