2018 See Me Beautiful Parent and Educator Conference

See Me Beautiful 2018

The 21st Annual Conference on

Educating Students with Down Syndrome

 

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Canad Inns Polo Park

 This one-day conference is designed for educators, parents and community members who are passionate about supporting a person with Down syndrome! Participants will develop skills and knowledge to support the learning, communication, and behaviour needs of the people in their lives who have an extra special chromosome.

We will discuss the learning profile of people who have Down syndrome and what that means for how we need to adapt our communication and teaching style. Most importantly, we will share ideas for how to build on your child’s unique strengths to work towards success and independence.

Participants will come away with ideas and resources to help their students/children/clients communicate more successfully throughout the day. We’ll also learn about the principles and strategies of Positive Behaviour Support – a valuable approach to helping people improve their behaviour so they can participate, learn, and be included.

 

Featuring Riley Rosebush, M.Sc. RSLP

Registered Speech Language Pathologist

Down Syndrome Research Foundation, Vancouver, BC

Riley has been a speech-language pathologist with the Down Syndrome Research Foundation since 2012. She believes that individualized, family-centered support is essential for helping people with Down syndrome reach their full potential. She has lectured as a clinical faculty member at the University of British Columbia and has presented at the Canadian Down Syndrome Society and the DSRF’s conferences on issues related to development in Down syndrome. She incorporates the principles of Positive Behaviour Support into her therapy and enjoys partnering  with  families and schools  to meet  the  communication  and behaviour support needs of her students.

 Online Registration Only

All online registrations are processed through PayPal, so don’t be afraid to click the PayPal button even if you wish to use a credit card.   After that you will be given a choice of your PayPal Account or using a credit card. Just fill out the form, and click Submit. You will be given a choice to use your PayPal Account or a Credit Card.  Please complete the registration process for each registrant.

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