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Presentations Set for the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention

Presentations Set for the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention

January 27, 2014

The ninth biennial Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention kicks off February 20 in San Diego at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina (left).

This multidisciplinary conference was created by researchers for researchers in early intervention. The unique 2½-day meeting focuses on methodological advances, research in progress, issues in conducting research, innovative approaches to combining methodologies, and controversial topics related to intervention for young children with disabilities or at risk for disabilities, as well as for these children’s families.

Typically about 140-160 participants from more than 20 states attend. FPG scientists again will play an integral role in the programming, including these presentations:

Building Community: Instructional Activities to Support Preschoolers' Peer Interactions in Inclusive Settings
Presented by: Kathleen Gallagher, Connie Wong, & Leslie Fox

Current Status and Future Priorities: Statewide Data Systems for IDEA Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education
Presented by: Donna Spiker, Taletha Derrington, Kathleen Hebbeler, & Martha Diefendorf

An Iterative, Field-Informed Process to Develop TA Resources and Strategies
Presented by: Christina Kasprzak & Lise Fox

An Examination of the Quality of State Data on Part C and Section 619 Child Outcomes
Presented by: Lynne Kahn, Kathleen Hebbeler, Christina Kasprzak, & Cornelia Taylor

Shared Book Reading With Children With ASD: An Examination of Intervention Fidelity
Presented by: Veronica Fleury & Angel Fettig

Executive Functions and Physical Activity: Making EF Assessment Meaningful for Preschool Classes
Presented by: Laura Kuhn, Leslie Fox, & Michael Willoughby

Recommended and Evidence-Based Practices for Young Children With Disability: Processes for Selection
Presented by: Sam Odom, Patricia Snyder, Mary McLean, & Connie Wong

Examining the Challenges and Current Innovations of Assessing Young Spanish-English-Speaking Preschoolers
Presented by: Alisha Wackerle-Hollman, Lillian Duran, Elizabeth Pena, & Dore LaForett

Measures That Support Data-Based Decision-Making for Fidelity of Implementation of Recommended Practices
Presented by: Pam Winton, Mary Louise Hemmeter, Crystal Crowe Bishop, & Elena Soukakou

Full Preliminary Agenda 

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