15th Annual Traveling Mini Conference 2022
Owner and Founder of Resolutions in Special Education, Inc. (R.I.S.E.)
The Year in Review: Special Education Hot Topics, Guidance, and Case Law
In this brief special education legal update, Julie will highlight some of the important legal developments related to COVID and non-COVID topics during 2021 and the first quarter of 2022, including some Ninth Circuit decisions and U.S. DOE guidance.
Founder and Executive Director of Hawai’i Women in Filmmaking
Collaborative Advocacy: A Candid Reflection
Vera describes guided principles and lessons learned while asking critical questions on the pursuit of, and practices in how collaborative advocacy can be achieved.
Kathy Ferguson, Ph.D. and Jennifer Leoiki-Drino of the International Dyslexia Association: Hawai’i Branch (H.I.D.A)
Advocating for your Child with Dyslexia
Effective parenting includes providing your child with dyslexia with an accurate picture of themselves as learners – what works for them, doesn’t work, and why. This session is aimed to provide parents with specific steps to help them effectively advocate for their child with dyslexia.
Jana Moya, MSW, LMFT and Sina Pili, MSW of FASD Hawai’i
Awareness, Accommodations, and Adapting Supports for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Understanding brain-based difficulties for those affected by developmental delays including Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is important for designing approaches that can support positive outcomes.
Building Relationships with IEP Team Members
The IEP is vital to student success but it is more than just a document. The IEP represents the work and perspectives of the entire IEP team. The roles and responsibilities of team members can help know how each members role will influence decision making.
David Hendrickson, Peter Kawamura, Tom Scheiling, Owen Asato, and Mark Philpott
Dads will share their journeys of raising children with disabilities. There will be candid discussion of their joys as well as their struggles in dealing with autism, deafness and emotional and learning disabilities. They will offer suggestions for parents (moms and dads) on what they have discovered on their journey.
Boys & Girls Club of Hawai’i
Community Children’s Council
Comprehensive Service Center
Hawai’i International Dyslexia Association (HIDA)
Makaha Learning Center
Mau Loa Learning
Maui Economic Organization
Read to Me International
Special Parent Information Network (SPIN)
Waianae Parent Child Development Center
Hawai’i Disability Rights Center (HDRC)