Location: The Country Day School, 13415 Dufferin Street,
King, Ontario L7B 1K5
Time: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Featuring Presentations by:
Louise Sirisko, Director, Ministry of Education, Special Education Policy and Programs Branch
David Lepofsky, Chair, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act Coalition
Lynn Ziraldo, Executive Director, Learning Disabilities Association of York Region
Joe Trovato, Psychoeducational Consultant, ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development
Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, representatives from school boards, parents and young adults with disabilities.
The keynote speaker, Louise Sirisko, and three workshop sessions will be webcast live on April 9th and available for viewing after the event. The workshop sessions to be webcast will be selected based on number of participants registered for each session.
Parent Conference made possible by a grant from the Ministry of Education Parent Engagement Office. Sponsorship from Three to Be Foundation and Wolfe Education Specialists to assist with cost of refreshments.
Conference Program and Registration for conference, or for webcast, is now open at: http://www.easterseals.org/keys-special-education/
Register early as space is limited!
For more information about the Conference and Webcast Contact:
Alison Morse firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 416-421-8377 or 1-800-668-6252 Extension 335
9:00 to 9:30 am Registration
9:30 to 10:45am Keynote Presentation – What’s New in Special Education
Louise Sirisko, Director, Special Education Policy and Programs Branch, Ministry of Education will provide an overview of Special Education in Ontario.
10:45 to 11:00 Break
11:00 to 12:00 Workshop Session 1
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch and Networking Sessions
Meeting Room 1 Parent Peer Supports – Brenda Agnew, Three to Be Foundation and Michelle Biehler, Children’s Treatment Network
Meeting Room 2 Special Education Advisory Committees - Alison Morse, Easter Seals Ontario, Provincial Coordinator – Special Education
Meeting Room 3 Multiple Births and Special Education, Theresa Sanders, Multiple Births Canada
1:00 to 2:OO Workshop Session 2
2:00 – 2:15 Break
2:15 to 3:15 Workshop Session 3
3:15 to 3:30 Wrap up