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Mini-Conference | Inclusion With the End in Mind

Effective use of supports and interventions is a key strategy for the successful inclusion of students with disabilities. These START Project conferences will focus on supports and accommodations in the classroom and community while preparing youth for positive outcomes after high school. 
Special Presentation by Amy Pleet-Odle, seasoned educator and author of "Included With the End in Mind" , will share useful strategies for including children across ages, grades and disabilities.  Amy is an educator and parent of two young adults with special needs. Our featured parent speaker will share their journey of successful inclusion for their child, and our panel of youth/students will speak about their experiences and the importance of inclusion for ALL students. 

Participants will:
  • Learn the benefits of inclusion for ALL children
  • Become familiar with strategies and resources that enable families and educators to work together collaboratively to support inclusion in schools and the community while planning for life after high school. 
  • Hear from parents and youth/ students and their experiences with inclusion

Click on the conference locations to register:

Date: Saturday  March 3, 2018
Time: 9:00 am- 1:00 pm
Location: St. Anthony of Padua Church Rec Center
156 Maxwell Avenue -less than 1 mile fom NJ Turnpike exit 8

Hightstown, NJ 08520

Date: Saturday  March 17, 2018
Time: 9:00 am- 1:00 pm
Location: TREC l Training Receation Education Center

55 Ludlow Street  Newark, NJ 07114