Handouts for the 2017 Developmental Disabilities Conference are now available!
Not all speakers will submit handouts. Contact information will be available, if provided by the speaker. If the speaker did not provide contact information, please email the CE Office and your message will be forwarded to the appropriate speaker.
Tuesday Plenary - Disability, Ableism, and Rhetoric: Ethical Issues in Pediatric Disability Care
A1 - What’s New in Genetics
A2 - Anxiety: All Stressed Up & Know Where to go!
A3 - Targeting Student Engagement Through Sensory-Based Strategies
A4 - Catching Hope: Hope Givers, Hope Receivers and Hope Stealers
A5 - MDHHS – Home and Community Based Services Rule Project Implementation Update
A6 - Picky Vs Problem Eaters
A7 - The State of Self-Advocacy in Michigan: A Statewide coalition of self-advocates and leaders
B1 - Use of antipsychotics & anticonvulsants in IDDs
B2 - The Communication of Behavior
B3 - LINC 2 the Community: Learning Independence by Navigating the Community
B4 - Patterns of cultural Differences: A conversation
B5 - Anchors Aweigh: PCP Navigation with Independence Facilitation
B6 - Mood & Food
B7 - Developing a Behavioral Response to the Flint Water Crisis
C1 - “Attention Problems” Autism, ADHD or Intellectual disability?
C2 - Tornadoes, Hurricanes, Volcanoes, and Earthquakes: The impact of emotional dysregulation in ASD
C3 - My future and My Life as an Artist, Small Business Owner and Friend
C4 - Exploring the Complexities of Supportive Living Options for Individuals with PWS
C5 - Employment First and “Income Generation for ALL” – Is it really possible?
C6 - Decision Making for Safer Intake and Swallowing
C7 - Spectrum Misconception: How our past experiences with Autism test our ability to be person centered
Wednesday Plenary - Sochi Paralympic Games: A Sports Medicine Perspective
D1 - Special Education: Communication and dispute resolution resources
D2 - Developing Successful, Strengths-Based Behavior Plans
D3 - Music Therapy and Developmental Disabilities: What you need to know
D4 - Guardianship, Alternatives to Guardianship and Informed Consent
D5 - Compassionate Caregivers…Pause…Breath…and Don’t Pick Up the Rope!!!
D6 - Energy Balance in Children with Developmental Disabilities
D7 - Voices of Adults with I/DD and their Families: Michigan National Core Indicators Findings 2016
E1 - Concussion: What do we know??
E2 - Human Sexuality and Developmental Disabilities
E3 - MDHHS Autism Program Updates
E4 - Housing Options for People with Disabilities
E5 - The Pillars of Self-Love: Engaging with the World from a Place of Worthiness
E6 - Medication Update in the Treatment of Osteoporosis in Cerebral Palsy
E7 - Nutrition for your Noggin: Foods and Brain Health
F1 - Sexual and Reproductive Health for Adolescents with Disabilities
F2 - Contemporary Substance use issues in the developmental disability population
F3 - The Medicaid Autism Benefit: Tools and Resources to Manage the Applied Behavior
F4 - The MSU Autism Research Lab
F5 - Rethinking Guardianship/Supported Decision Making
F6 - The Safety and Efficacy of Vitamin Supplements
F7 - Law Enforcement Perspective on Developmental Disabilities