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You can download the zipped training manual in Microsoft Word or PDF to your computer. However, the individual topics can be downloaded by clicking on the links below. The freely available Adobe Acrobat reader is required to view or print PDF files.
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TRN, Inc. is offering its popular 2-week, 20-hour web training covering key principles and hands-on tools for effective job design, instructional and behavioral support strategies, and the development of natural and co-worker supports for workers with disabilities.
Registration is $149 US. Participants can log on at any time during the course period and participate in the training.
The course is taught by Tammara Geary. Tammara served as Executive Director of APSE: The Network on Employment for 10 years. She has trained and consulted extensively on supported employment, and as a job coach, received an award for Excellence in Direct Service. She is a lead associate for Griffin-Hammis Associates.
Registration is limited, and previous courses have filled to capacity. To learn more about the training and to register, go to: http://www.trninc.com/entry/welcome2.asp
Please forward this announcement to your colleagues.
**Now over 650 graduates.
The second Edition of our FREE World of Possibilities magazine will again be sent to thousands of homes, organizations, independent living centers, rehab hospitals etc. We are so excited to again have the opportunity to offer this wonderful resource to over 40,000 readers! Our website lists all agencies and organizations that have requested copies so you can receive them locally if you are not on our mailing list. You can download the entire publication online at http://magazine.caringcommunities.org.
If you are interested in submitting an article, all articles have to be short because of the size of the magazine... and if you can, we really need pictures. This magazine will have something for everyone. It is written in a very family-friendly format that is information- packed and digest-sized. All articles must be "short and sweet" so we will be able to include as much as possible in each edition. Deadline for placing an ad and sending an article will be March 19th.
Article submission guidelines:
Educational - You should be writing about a subject that most readers may not be educated about. Informative - The article must convey information that the reader can use apart from hiring any particular vendor or product. Objective-we will give you a "by" line and list your name and/or reference your company. Submitted electronically Maximum 250 words. Caring Communities reserves the right to edit all submitted articles.
Exciting training opportunity available to youth with disabilities who'd like to learn skills which would enable them to facilitate their own Individual Education Program (IEP) meeting.
Please note that we are looking for the following:
- 8 participants, and
- 1 youth who will be a trainer (an individual with a disability), and
- 1 youth who will be a trainer (an individual without a disability), and
- 1 adult professional facilitator
Each of the 3 trainers will receive stipends for their participation.
There is additional detailed information on these fliers: YEA Participants and YEA Trainers.
Please contact Ori Natividad at 410-296-2272, extension 5338 and/or firstname.lastname@example.org should you have any questions or if you are interested in applying.
Announcing a New Web Course
Abuse and Neglect of Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities:
A Problem of National Significance
A course for health professionals and other professionals who work with adults and children with developmental disabilities
Nationally tested curriculum
Continuing Education Credits
Individual and Group Rates
Interactive graphic design, including video interviews with children and adults with developmental disabilities, their caregivers, and disabilities specialists.
Several formats available for accessibility.
Bibliography, resources, links to relevant websites, and self-study questions.
This curriculum was developed by the Partnership for People with Disabilities, A University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD), with funding from the Administration on Developmental Disabilities as a Project of National Significance, in collaboration with seven UCEDDs and five Protection and Advocacy agencies across the country.
For more information visit the course website, www.vcu.edu/partnership/maltreatment or call: Peggy O'Neill, 804-827-0194
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Housing New Publications on Oral Care for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities. The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has released a new publication series, Practical Oral Care for People With Developmental Disabilities:
Making a Difference. Developed through the Institute's National Oral Health Information Clearinghouse (NOHIC), the project aims to equip dental professionals in the community with the basic information they need to provide oral care to people with mild or moderate developmental disabilities. For more information, go to http://www.nohic.nidcr.nih.gov/poc/publication/introduction.aspx. For questions about the Practical Oral Care series or to order copies of these publications, contact NOHIC at email@example.com or call (301) 402-7364.
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Lazarus foundation is accepting donations of used computers. For more information contact them at (410)531-8485 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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