Annual Conference

  • CONFERENCE 2014

  • 2013-05-27
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    31st Annual Disability Resource Network of BC

    Conference 2014

    Thrivology: Thriving Not Just Surviving

    in Post Secondary Education

    May 26 & 27, 2014

    Vancouver Community College

    250 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC

    $295.00 early bird rate if paid by April 15, 2014

     

    Monday, May 26, 2014

    Opening & Keynote Address     8:30 - 10:00

    Challenges and Opportunities for Faculty and Students in BC: Remarks on a Changing Educational Landscape. Dr. Milton McLaren

    Plenary Session - Conversation Cafe on Thrivology Part 1 10:30 - 11:15

    Monday AM  Workshops   11:15 - 12:30

          1. Tackling Psycho-Educational Assessments - Theory and Practice -

              Mitchell Stoddard, SFU

           2. Improving Services to Persons with Developmental Disabilities:

               Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation - Allan Hyggen,

              STADD

    Monday  PM  Workshops   1:30 - 3:00

         3. Thriving in Your Classroom and Personal Life

             Through Therapeutic Yoga - Maggie Reagh

         4. Strategies for Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

            - TBA

     

    DRN Awards Ceremony   3:00 - 4:00     Reception  4:00 - 6:00

     

    Tuesday, May 27, 2014

    Tuesday AM Workshops  8:30 - 10:00

          5. WorkBC: Navigating the Programs Successfully, Val Beanman,

             Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation

          6. Keys for Success for Aboriginal Students -

              Joanne Brown and Lois Peters, TRU


            AM Workshops  10:30 - 12:00

          7. Demystifying Assistive Technology - Bruce Mesman, AT-BC

          8. Mental Health Challenges - TBA

     

    Lunch 12:00 - 1:30


    Tuesday PM Workshops     1:30 - 2:30

          9. From the Ground Up: Guide to Social Media Success in Education -

              Kemp Edmonds, Online Strategy Services 


          10. Social Thinking - A Virtual link to Student Success -

               AnnieCrowder, Star Academy

          11. The Power of Identity: The Pride and history of People with 

                Intellectual Disabilities -Wanda Radies, Okanagan College

     

    Closing plenary - Conversation Cafe on Thrivology Part 2 


    DRN Annual General Meeting 3:15 - 5:00

     

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