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Practical Tips & Techniques for Successful Speech Sound and Language Remediation with Char Boshart

Practical Tips & Techniques for Successful Speech Sound and Language Remediation with Char Boshart

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Monday 26 October 9:00AM

Special Education

Unique Learning System PLC

Participants will take part in a yearlong professional learning group to learn more about the Unique Learning System curriculum and platform. This training is for IU & school district staff that are using Unique Learning System within their classrooms.
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Wednesday 30 September 7:00 AM

Social Security Updates

Edward Lafferty, Public Affairs Specialist for Social Security Administration, will be presenting comprehensive information on social security disability benefits and survivor benefits. He will cover eligibility requirements, the application process, and how to appeal a decision. Mr. Lafferty will also address our concerns about how offices are handling in-person contact.
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Thursday 01 October 9:00 AM

Bucks County Truancy Task Force

Bucks County Truancy Task Force meets three times during the school year. Participants discuss issues related to school attendance, discuss district policies/procedures, truancy court, development of intervention plans and involvement of outside agencies. The goal is to reduce truancy among school age students and provide schools with interventions that improve school attendance. This collaborative effort brings together professionals from school districts, child welfare, juvenile probation, law enforcement, district justices, Bucks County IU and community social service agencies.
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Friday 16 October 9:00 AM

Executive Skills Across the Tiers in the Covid-19 Era: Embedding Critical Learning Skills in Virtual, Hybrid, and In-Person Learning, within a Multi-Tiered System of Supports

Dr. Peg Dawson Presents - Executive Skills are brain-based skills that students need to execute tasks. Examples of executive skills include planning, organization, time management, impulse control, and emotional regulation. This virtual workshop outlines a process for addressing executive skill challenges at both the elementary and secondary levels within the contexts of virtual, hybrid, and in-person learning. Strategies for introducing and reinforcing executive skills within each of the 3 tiers in a Multi-tiered System of Supports will be the primary focus of this workshop.

.65 CEUs will be offered for ASHA.
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Friday 23 October 8:00 AM

Social Work Ethics and Racial Equity

This workshop is designed for school social social workers to develop an understanding of the history of institutional racism within the education system and to reflect on their own beliefs and biases as it relates to race and equity. They will identify inequities within their workplace, and explore ways to create positive change in their role as a school social worker. This workshop fulfills the requirement of obtaining Ethics CEU's for PA social work licensure.
Distinguish between terms used to discuss race and equity.
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Monday 26 October 8:35 AM

Practical Tips & Techniques for Successful Speech Sound and Language Remediation with Char Boshart

This 1-day course presented practical, systematic analysis and therapy details for both speech sound and language therapy for the school-aged child. Char included numerous strategies to remediate difficult R and S errors, plus others. Also, nine evidence-based learning elements were covered, as well as effective discrete therapy tasks, and sequential narrative instruction techniques.

Registration begins at 8:30am. Lunch will be on your own.

Char Boshart is a therapist, seminar presenter, author, president of Speech Dynamics, as well as host of The Speech Link podcast, and author of the weekly blog, Therapy Matters.

She graduated with her Master's from Western Michigan University and began her career in the public schools with over 110 on her caseload. Since that time, she has worked several years in the public schools in southern California and Georgia, in the clinical setting, private practice, and as an Assistant Professor and Department Chair at Loma Linda University.

She has presented numerous well-received articulation and language presentations through Speech Dynamics, as well as through the Bureau of Education and Research (BER).

Her interest in creating effective therapy techniques and efficient caseload management has evolved into the development of many practical resources, books, and e-books. Her most current books are The Easy R, The Key to Carryover, 22 of My Favorite Tools and How to Use Them, and Demystify the Tongue Tie.

She is a consummate speaker with an organized, infectious and exhilarating presentation-style.
Practical Tips & Techniques for Successful Speech Sound and Language Remediation with Char Boshart - View Event Details
Monday 26 October 9:00 AM

Bucks County Truancy Task Force

Bucks County Truancy Task Force meets three times during the school year. Participants discuss issues related to school attendance, discuss district policies/procedures, truancy court, development of intervention plans and involvement of outside agencies. The goal is to reduce truancy among school age students and provide schools with interventions that improve school attendance. This collaborative effort brings together professionals from school districts, child welfare, juvenile probation, law enforcement, district justices, Bucks County IU and community social service agencies.
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Friday 22 January 9:00 AM

Bucks County Truancy Task Force

Bucks County Truancy Task Force meets three times during the school year. Participants discuss issues related to school attendance, discuss district policies/procedures, truancy court, development of intervention plans and involvement of outside agencies. The goal is to reduce truancy among school age students and provide schools with interventions that improve school attendance. This collaborative effort brings together professionals from school districts, child welfare, juvenile probation, law enforcement, district justices, Bucks County IU and community social service agencies.
Bucks County Truancy Task Force - View Event Details
Friday 23 April 9:00 AM