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Thursday, Friday 16th          PRECONFERENCE: Bridging Assessment to Instruction
12:30 – 1:00 Registration for PreConference

1:00 – 3:00
Laura Peterson & Karen Anderson
Bridging for
Better Preschool Outcomes 
 Part 1
Lynne Price & Gail Wright
Bridging for
Better School-Age Outcomes Part 1
3:00 – 3:30 Break & Snacks
3:30 – 5:30 Bridging for Preschool Outcomes  Part 2 Bridging for School-Age Outcomes Part 2
Friday, February 17th                             SUPPORTING SUCCESS CONFERENCE
7:30 – 8:30      Registration  & Continental Breakfast
8:30 – 9:40      Welcome & Keynote Presentation – Karen L. Anderson, PhD
We are Zebra Experts!  Recognizing the Needs of Zebras in a World of Horses
9:40 – 10:00 Break & Snacks
10:00 – 11:30 Lynne Price
Visualizing Literacy: Strategies to
Teach Reading to Visual Learners
Tina Childress
Connectivity in the Classroom
11:30 – 12:45 Box Lunch
12:45 – 2:15 Karen Anderson
Access is the Name of the Game: 
Obtaining  Data to Get the Point Across
Katherine Robinson & Mandy Longo
Language Assessment
& Intervention for the ASL User
2:15 – 2:35    Break & Snacks
2:35 – 4:05 Lynne Price & Gail Wright
Situational Analysis and Self-Advocacy
Skill Development for Secondary Students
Laura Peterson
Using Children’s Literature as the Basis

for Listening and  Language Development
4:05 – 4:20 Break & Snacks
4:20 – 5:20 Mandy Longo & Katherine Robinson
We’re Not Just Growing Language –
We’re Growing Brains!
Gail Wright
Using Great Instructional Materials
for Great Outcomes
 5:30 – 7:00
6:45 Door Prizes
Music Social & Networking Event—POOLSIDE
Guitar and mellow songs, heavy hors d’oeuvres, soda, beer/wine.
1 drink ticket provided per person. 
No interpreters will be present at this social event.
Saturday, February 18th                         SUPPORTING SUCCESS CONFERENCE
7:30—9:15    Registration  & Continental Breakfast
8:00—9:00 Keynote Presentation: Shelley Ardis & Carmelina Hollingsworth
Changing Services from the Top Down: Navigating Conversations with Your Administration
9:00 – 9:15 Break & Snacks
9:15—10:15 Mark Keith
Shouting into the Wind: Collaboration,
Communication, Language and Knowledge
– What Adults Need to Know
Karen Anderson
Why Do Teens Reject Hearing Devices?
What Can We Do?
10:15—10:30 Break & Snacks
10:30—11:30 Lynne Price
Have Car, Can Teach: Organizational and
Instructional Strategies for the Itinerant Model
Tina Childress
Apps and Tools Outside of School
11:30—12:30 Keynote: Zebra Experts Into the Future—What Did We Learn? What’s Next?          
Conference Wrap Up and Award of Door Prizes  Karen Anderson         

Sign Language Interpreters provided. Captioning will be streamed to personal media devices provided by participants. FM available upon request.

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