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12th Annual Special Education & Transition Conference
Houston Community College - Northwest, Spring Branch Campus
1010 Sam Houston Pkwy, Houston, 77043
$30 Family Members; $15 Youth with disabilities, $50 Community Members
FREE to first 150 families/youth who pre-register. 
To Register & Pay Online - Go to:  https://f2fconference2017.eventbrite.com
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Saturday, January 28 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Help Me Do It Myself: Skills Needed for Independence OPEN

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What skills does your child need to live as independently as possible?  We know that independence is fundamental for success, boosts confidence, reduces over-reliance on others, promotes happiness, increases sense of accomplishment and promotes better decision-making.  That sounds great but how do you know what skills you need to teach?  Then how do you teach them?  How do you know even where to  start?  This session will answer those questions as well as provide techniques and practical solutions on how you can work on skills naturally and as a part of your family activities.

Speakers
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Meagan Sumbera, Ph.D., MEd, BS

Center on Disability & Development at Texas A&M
Meagan Sumbera, Ph.D., MEd, BS  Associate Director at the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University. Previously the  Program Coordinator for the Postsecondary Access and Training in Human Services (PATHS) program.  Her research interests include access, equity, leadership development, program evaluation, experiential  learning opportunities, postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities... Read More →
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Lucinda Thelen M.Ed., CAPE

Center for Disability & Development at Texas A&M
Lucinda Thelen M.Ed., CAPE  Retired educator and currently working with the CDD at Texas A&M on their Purposeful Life Sessions.  Lucinda earned her M.Ed. from A&M in Educational Psychology with an emphasis on Low Incidence Disabilities.  Her teaching experiences include working with students with Autism, Adapted Physical Education, and as an adjunct professor at A&M.  In 2007, she was named Education Region... Read More →



Saturday January 28, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
Room 605

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