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Schedule of Day

 

Continental Breakfast and Check-In. 7:30 to 8:30 am

 

Legislative Breakfast. 8:30 to 10:00 am

 

Conscious Conversation—Expert Panel Discussion. 10:00 to 11 am

 

Break. 10:00 to 10:15 am

 

Workshop 1A and 1B/Mental and Behavior Health. 11:15 to 12:00 am
1A: The Traumatic Impact of Racism, Months of Isolation and the Pandemic on Children and Teens and How to Address It
Speaker: Jonathan Buffong | Mental Health Education Consultant | Office of Equity & Inclusion, San Bernardino Behavioral Health Services

 

1B: Addressing Problem Behaviors and Accessing ABA and other Therapies
Speaker: Daniel Mendoza, M.S., BCBA | Special Needs Network Clinical Director

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Workshop 2A and 2B/Advocacy in Action. 12:15 to 1:00 pm
2A: Diagnosing and Accessing Services for 0 to 5: School Districts, Regional Center, and Community Support
Speaker: Brian Capra | Senior Staff Attorney | Children’s Rights Project

 

2B: Post Covid IEPs: Calculating and Recovering Services Loss During Pandemic and Crafting Winning IEPs
Speaker: TBA

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Workshop  3A and 3B/Teens, Young Adults and Transition. 1:15 to 2:00 pm
3A: Navigating Transition to Teen and Adult Years: From Social Security to College and Jobs and Everything You Need to Develop a Winning Transition Plan
Speaker: TBA

 

3B: Love and Dating on the Spectrum: Body Awareness, Making Friends, Social Outings, and Safe Sex
Speaker:  Nora Baladerian, Ph.D. | Clinical Psychologist | Marriage, Child, Family Counselor | Director, Disability Without Abuse Project

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Box Lunch, Resource Fair, DJ, Networking. 1:00 to 2:00 pm

 

Resources will focus on:

 

+ Job Training and Jobs

 

+ Volunteer Opportunities

 

+ Social Events and Opportunities

 

+ Covid Resources

 

+ Housing and Transportation

 

+ Legal and advocacy services

 

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