BIG Meeting — Brain Injury Group – New Horizons’ Support Group
July 10, 2014, 3-4 pm: Mountain Valley Rehabilitation, 3700 N Windsong, Prescott Valley, AZ
New Horizons Disability Empowerment Center invites TBI & BI Survivors, Friends and Family to the BIG meeting for Brain Injury Group – New Horizons’ Support Group! New Members are welcome! For more information and directions, see flyer.
Arizona’s Fourteenth Annual Transition Conference – Promote Strengths and Inspire Success
August 25-27, 2014: Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85256
Arizona’s Fourteenth Annual Transitions Conference, Promote Strengths and Inspire Success, is a collaborative, cross-stakeholder professional development event aimed at providing the meaningful and pertinent information needed in the transition-planning process for youth and young adults with disabilities. This annual conference provides a dynamic array of national speakers and state-level experts and also includes participation of youth, young adults and family members. It is sponsored by the Arizona Department of Education, Exceptional Student Services; the Arizona Department of Economic Security, Rehabilitation Services Administration, Vocational Rehabilitation; the Arizona Department of Economic Security, Division of Developmental Disabilities; and the Arizona Department of Health Services, Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs. For more information and registration details, read the “2014 Transition Conference Program Overview”.
PRC Workshop – SALI (Strategies for Access & Language Integration)
March 3, 2015: Communication & Technology Interventions for Children with Multiple Disabilities
Through demonstration, video example and hands on experience, participants explore eye gaze technology, infrared sensing (headtracking), joystick and alternative mouse control, touch access, single and multiple switch control for AAC devices. The workshop is presented by David Kay, M.Ed., OTR, and will be held in Gilbert, AZ. For information about the workshop, presenter and registration, see flyer.