Getting Kids in Sync: A Sensory Processing Approach to Challenges Associated with Autism, ADHD, Learning, and Behavior Disorders, Chicago, IL, February 20, 2007
Parents, teachers and other professionals who are interested in understanding Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and in adding beneficial experiences to the sensory diets of children with attention, learning, behavioral, and sensory processing challenges (ADD, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning Disabilities and SPD) should attend.
For more information on registering and discounts, go to http://www.sensorytools.net/workshops.html or contact Sensory Tools (P.O. Box 44219, Madison WI 53719, T: 608-819-0540).
Sixth Annual National Disability Sports Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 9-11, 2007
BlazeSports America, in partnership with U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, will present the 2007 National Disability Sports Conference, with goals of increasing attendees' knowledge and skills in participant recruitment and athlete development, implementation of quality programs and event management, and program enhancement and sustainability.
For more information on the event, go to www.blazesports.org, or contact Maria Portgee, Director of Communications, BlazeSports America, T: 770.850.8143, F: 770.850.8179, www.blazesports.org.
2007 Joint Conference of the American Society on Aging and the National Council on Aging, Chicago, IL, March 7-10, 2007
Pre-conference workshops and sessions include topics on health promotion for older adult workers and older adults in the community, affordable housing options, social work interventions, and much more.
For more information and to register, go to http://www.agingconference.org/asav2/conf/jc/jc07/, or call 415-974-9675.
23rd Annual Pacific Rim Conference on Disabilities, Honolulu, HI, March 12-13, 2007
Pacific Rim 2007 will continue the longstanding tradition of assembling researchers, professionals, paraprofessionals, persons with disabilities, family members, students, and others to present on a variety of topics that affect everyday lives. Pac Rim continues to promote opportunities to learn from one another, share resources and ideas that support the quality of life, community inclusion, and self-determination for all persons with disabilities and their families. Registration is open: take advantage of early bird pricing. For more information, go to http://www.pacrim.hawaii.edu, or contact email@example.com or 808-956-7539.
Accessibility Coordinator Training: Accessibility Management for Parks and Recreation, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, May 14-17, 2007
This NCA training course is designed to give Accessibility Coordinators in parks and recreation the foundation for implementing an accessibility management program. Sessions will include discussions of the characteristics and needs of people with disabilities, legislative mandates and litigation, accessibility standards and common errors, the application of universal design to park and recreation environments, program access, considerations for conducting accessibility assessments, visitor use and marketing, and comprehensive planning.
For more information and to register for the course, visit the National Center on Accessibility website at www.ncaonline.org.
International Conference on Physical Activity and Obesity in Children, Toronto, Canada, June 24-27, 2007
The conference aims to inform the development of a scientifically based community strategy to reduce the incidence of childhood and youth obesity through increased sport and physical activity participation.
For more information go to: http://www.queensu.ca/skhs/index.html.