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Shield HealthCare Texas Events: TAPPestry Conference Hosted by Education Service Center, Region 20

Gina Flores
Caregiver Advocate | Shield HealthCare
02/24/12  9:12 PM PST

We hope to see you at the 2012 TAPPestry Conference, hosted at Education Service Center, Region 20 in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday, February 25, 2012.

TAPPestry is an annual conference hosted in conjunction with several area school districts and parent organizations. TAPPestry is comprised of Parents, Teachers, Administrators, and other Professionals working with children with special needs. This year’s keynote speaker is be Micah Fialka-Feldman.

Conference Agenda

Breakout Sessions for Parents, Teachers, Administrators and other Professionals!

Breakout session topics include:

Bullying • Facilitated IEPs • Social Skills Training • Challenging

Behavior • ARD 101• Joint Attention • Tools for ARD Meetings

• Sexuality • Dyslexia • Guardianship • Autism 101• Using

Technology • Positive Parent/Teacher/Student Communication

• Post-Secondary Options • Maximizing YOUR Child’s

Potential • Feeding Difficulties • Life After High School

Lunch Bunch Group topics include:

• DVD showing of “Through the Same Door”, Q&A time with Keynote Speaker Micah Fialka-Feldman

• F.A.T. City (Frustration, Anxiety & Tension) – Understanding

Learning Disabilities: How Difficult Can This Be?

• Potty Training

• Mental Health

• Understanding the new state assessment: STAAR for

Special Education

• Social Skills/Behavior Follow-up Q&A

“Planting the seeds” for a world of opportunities brings together parents and professionals working with children with special needs for a day of shared wisdom, ideas, strategies and resources to strengthen partnerships needed for the success of children.