Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The Early Childhood Conference: Supporting Language Development for ALL Young Children is on Saturday, October 13, 2012.
Seats are limited, so please REGISTER NOW!!!!
If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Laura Taisipic at 300-1322 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Training: Effective Service Delivery for Communication and Language Development in Routines and Natural Settings
When: October 3, 2012 (Wednesday), 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: University of Guam, School of Business and Public Administration (SBPA) Building
Multipurpose Room, 1st floor
Giveaways will be provided.
If you have any questions, please contact Laura Taisipic at 300-1322 or email@example.com
Monday, September 10, 2012
Date: September 15, 2012
Time: Morning Cafe: 8:00am - 12:00pm; Afternoon Cafe: 1:00pm - 5:00pmWhere: Marriott Resort & Spa
PAX: 25 for both morning and afternoon sessions.
Who are invited: Parents.
Topics: Questions on the protective factors.
Date: September 13, 2012
Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Marriott Resort & Spa
Who are invited: Providers and other Early Childhood Staff that did not get a chance to attend on July 16.
Topics: This cafe will be an overview on the Strengthening Families Movement and the Protective Factors and a short Cafe on Parent Engagement will also take place.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Exciting News!! Parent Training: Social Behavior in the Community. Off-Island Consultant will be conducting the training. Please try and attend.
Wednesday, September 12
6:00pm - 8:00pm
For more information please call Parent Services at 300-1322 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, August 11, 2012
|Members of the Guam Interagency Coordinating Council during their quarterly meeting held August 9, 2012.|
Pictured L-R: Charles Kniseley; OSEP TA; Yolanda Gabriel: Assistant Superintendent, Special Education; Matilda Naputi Rivera, Vice-Chair. Guam Interagency Coordinating Council; Patricia Mantanona, GEIS Program Coordinator; June Quitugua, Guam CEDDERS; Laura Taisipic, Special Education SPC, SpEd Parent Services Coordinator; June De Leon, Guam CEDDERS; Evelyn Claros, GAPSD representative; Catherine Tydingco, SpEd,SPC, GEIS/PreSch Programs Coordinator; Terese Crisostomo, SpEd, Special Projects Coordinator; and Jonas Dorego, DOE SpEd Compliance Officer.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
|Coach Daria explains the importance of the cafe.|
|Sample of the liberation cafe theme.|
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
1. AbilityHub Assistive Technology Solutions
An index, and description, of assistive technology for people with a disability who find operating a computer difficult, maybe even impossible. This website will direct you to adaptive equipment and alternative methods available for accessing computers.
2. Apps for Children with Special Needs
Gary James at A4CWSN.com maintains a large list of educational apps for children with special needs. James reviews the apps and posts demonstration videos so that users can see what each one is all about before spending money to purchase them. By producing these videos, James demonstrates how products designed to educate children and build their life skills really work from a user perspective.
3. CAST (Center for Applied Special Technology) Learning Tools
CAST is a nonprofit research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals, especially those with disabilities, through Universal Design for Learning. UDL free multimedia learning tools are designed for students, teachers, and parents.
4. DREAMMS (Developmental Research for the Effective Advancement of Memory and Motor Skills) for Kids
An assistive technology information clearinghouse and search facility, DREAMMS was founded in 1988 by the parents of a child with Down syndrome. DREAMMS is committed to increasing the use of computers, high-quality instructional technology, and assistive technology for children with special needs in schools, homes, and the workplace.
5. SERGE (Special Education Resources for General Educators)
Designed by the Council of Chief State School Officers and sponsored by the MetLife Foundation, SERGE was created to give general classroom educators quick access to information and professional development about addressing the special-ed needs of students who have disabilities.
6. Technology in Special Education
This is a website to collect and share tools, hardware, and applications available for the enhancement of technology in education with an emphasis on special education. The site has been collecting material over the last seven years in an attempt to compile all information in a categorized format so parents, educators, and other professionals who work with kids with special needs can benefit from the knowledge acquired. The reviews are thorough and well-written, and the site organizes events where developers offer special deals to their readers.