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Register Now for Rebecca School’s 2019 DIR Conference!



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What are the essential components to promote a student’s creativity and curiosity? During this one day conference, participants will understand how Floortime™ and the DIR® model can be used across the disciplinary domains with students of all ages.  Breakout sessions will address a range of themes including how curiosity and creativity develop through meaningful relationships across the developmental ladder. By cultivating curiosity and creativity, students are able to build a strong foundation necessary for productive learning and development in a shared world. Presenters from the Rebecca School, the self-advocacy and ICDL community will show how following a student’s passion can both build a strong relationship and accomplish discipline specific goals. This conference is open to self-advocates, professionals and parents.

Keynote Speaker: Morénike Giwa Onaiwu

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Morénike Giwa Onaiwu, is an Autistic woman of color, educator, writer, public speaker, parent, and global advocate. A proactive, resourceful professional, Morénike, whose undergraduate and graduate degrees are in International Relations and Education, is passionate about human rights, justice, and inclusion. She is a contributing author/editor of several publications, abstracts, and books focusing on community engagement, HIV research, disability, diversity, and nontraditional leadership. Morénike has been an invited speaker in the White House, at the UN, and numerous national disability, advocacy, and research conferences.

 

Date:  Friday, March 8th, 2019  8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Location:  Rebecca School- 40 East 30th St. NY, NY

CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

Please fill out and email this Rebecca School Presentation Proposal 2019 ICDL form to rebeccaschoolconference@gmail.com

REGISTER ONLINE AT THE FOLLOWING LINK:
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Creative Writing Teacher Donnie Welch will be presenting at SXSWedu on the Rebecca School poetry workshops. He will be running a thirty minute model workshop to help educators implement similar writing workshops in their own schools and classrooms. The conference is held in Austin, Texas from March 6th – March 9th. For more information visit the session description online: http://schedule.sxswedu.com/events/event_PP60970

Transitions Panel, Tuesday Nov. 8th!


Transitions Panel
Tuesday, November 8th, 11am – 1pm

Hear from & meet leaders in various post-21 capacities:
Supportive Employment, Residential, Supportive Housing, Self-Direction, Parent and Consumer Perspectives, Entitlements, Financing, Higher Ed.

Confirmed Speakers: Gil Tippy (Rebecca School), Kathy Kelly (AHRC), Amy O’Hara (Littman Krooks, LLP), Nelson Castro, Gina & Don Barone (Parents of RS alumni), Sam Wilkinson (RS alumni) Amel Whiteside (YAI), Meg Henderson & Martin Gitt (Camphill Triform), Frank Bresnick & Allison Sanchez (Jespy House), Nadine Daley (Center for Family Support), Samantha Fineman & Raul Jimenez (New Frontiers in Learning), Katrina Roberts (Job Path), Joseph Campagna (Home Connect)

Panel: 11am – 12:30 pm
Lunch & Networking: 12:30 – 1pm

FREE. Open to RS parents, family members, & the public.

Overlaps with the 3rd Annual Rebecca School Sibling Day.

Space is limited. RSVP or for more info: Josh Noble, RS Transitions Coordinator. jnoble@rebeccaschool.org, 212-810-4120 x294

Register Now for DIR Conference 2016!


We are pleased to announce Rebecca School’s 2016 DIR Conference!

April 15th, 2016
8:30 am- 4:00 pm
Learning Through Relationships:

Using DIR® Floortime™ to Promote Thinking and Development

Click here to read about this year’s conference, including keynote speakers, our new location, and more!

This year we are also offering CEUs through ICDL!

Click here to register for Rebecca School’s 2016 DIR Conference at ICDL!

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“Respecting Autism” Conference now available online!


from our Clinical Director Gil Tippy:

I am so excited to announce that the FREE online version of the Respecting Autism Conference we did in Middlebury, Vermont, in conjunction with The Rebecca School, The Sapphire Center and Middlebury College is now available to anyone who wants to view it!

Please send this invite to everyone and anyone you think might use this, whether parent or professional, group or other. Anyone can take the link and log on and watch 10 hours of great developmental work, explained.

This course is primarily a series of video presentations, all of which can be found in the Content section. Please see the Discussion section for posting questions and discussing topics!

Respecting Autism Conference Panel

This is a great, FREE way to see how DIR/Floortime is supposed to be done, by some of the greatest practitioners in the field.

To confirm your participation, please register using the following link. Once you create an account, you will be enrolled automatically and can begin.

CLICK HERE TO REQUEST ENROLLMENT!

When you click on the link above you will be taken to a request page. Give us your email, and your name, and you will get an email from us with logon credentials. That’s all it takes!