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FREE registration available to first 150 family members/youth with disabilities that pre-register

3 CEUs (no ethics) available for social workers/licensed professional counselors

3 CPE credits for educators

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Saturday, January 27

9:30am CST

Learning Differences and the Effects on the Family & Sibling Relationships
Limited Capacity seats available

Neuro-diversity places many burdens of stress, trauma, discontent, co-dependency and dysfunction within the family unit. Let's talk about best practices tools to re-discover joy and peace within the family, and identify tools for positive family communications and effective interventions available.


Gayle Y. Fisher, M.Ed., Ed.Tech.

Founding Co-Facilitator, GettingSorted.com, SpecialNeedsSibs.org, OurTrainingCenter.org, IfWeLearnDifferently.com
I am a mom of two very different learners, an educator and an author. I teach at LSC-M Academy of Lifelong Learning, help to run 2 non-profit organizations, write eBooks, blog and present workshops on learning differences in the community. In a former lifetime, I was a corporate warrior... Read More →

Saturday January 27, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am CST
Room 606

9:30am CST

Making Progress with Feeding: Are you on the right track?
Limited Capacity seats available

Feeding and swallowing problems can be found in children with a wide variety of disabilities. We will review some helpful and not so helpful methods to help kids eat safely, efficiently and independently.


Tiffany Spinos, MCD,CCC/SLP

SLP, Private Practice
Tiffany Spinos, MCD,CCC/SLP received her Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Mrs. Spinos has practiced in the specialized area of pediatric feeding disorders for 15 of her last 20 years in the field in hospitals, outpatient clinics, home health and in schools. She has presented... Read More →

Saturday January 27, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am CST
Room 208

9:30am CST

Parents Guide to Social Media
Limited Capacity seats available

Discussion on social media apps, hidden apps, online dangers, how to spot,  what to watch for, safety settings & laws.


Michelle Sacks

Program Manager, Crime Stoppers of Houston
Michelle Sacks, Program Manager at Crime Stoppers of Houston. Michelle is responsible for the development and maintenance of prevention and awareness programs that emphasize personal safety, anti-victimization and how to safely and anonymously report crimes and potential dangers... Read More →

Saturday January 27, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am CST
Room 212

12:30pm CST

Dollar Store Activites for Preschoolers
Limited Capacity seats available

It doesn't take a fancy toy for preschoolers to learn skills that will help them gain the knowledge they need. You can make many fun and engaging activities out of things you find at a dollar store or in your cupboards. Come and collect activities for motor skills as well as math and literacy skills.


Sonja Hollan

Preschool Education Specialist, Region 4 Special Education Solutions
Sonja received her undergraduate degree from University of Iowa and her masters degree from University of Houston. She taught preschoolers to 5th graders as a teacher in the public schools, She soon realized that working with the littlest learners was her passion. Now she gets to... Read More →

Saturday January 27, 2018 12:30pm - 1:30pm CST
Room 210