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"Connections" will take place on May 6th both on-site at HDC and online. Connections will focus on a variety of topics, including Hearing Disorders, Vision Disorders, Tranision, Technology and Advocacy. Connections is sponsered by HDC's Louisiana Deaf Blind Project in collaboration with the Louisiana Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program (LA EHDI) and the University of New Orleans Training, Resource and Assistive-technology Center (UNO-TRAC). For more information or to register, click here.

Alternative Employment Funding
May 25, 201610am-3pm
Human Development Center
Do you need alternative methods to fund employment services? Discover how to develop available, responsive, and lucrative employment supports funding. Three alternative funding opportunities are available: Ticket to Work, the Medicaid waiver, and the PASS plan. This is a one-day hands-on clinic to develop alternative program funding sources for employment supports. This clinic will provide you with the tips and tools to begin billing for employment supports from new funding sources. Training fee is $75. To register, click here.

HDC News

  • 2016 Disability Policy Seminar

    Five HDC LEND Trainees and the project coordinator (Ms. Brittney Wright)  recently attended the 2016 Disability Policy Seminar  in Washington DC along with approximately 700 people with disabilities, parents, students, and allies.  This annual two day event prepares future leaders in the field of disabilities for their careers by providing intensive training on current legislative and policy issues that impact people with disabilities.  Over 200 of the attendees were LEND and UCEDD trainees. On Wednesday, individuals used this information to help them educate their Members of Congress and their staff.  AUCD was a co-sponsor of the Disability Policy Seminar along with The Arc, AAIDD, NACDD, SABE, and UCP.  All the fact sheets and available presentations can be found on the DPS website.

 

HDC Upcoming Events and Trainings

  • LASARD Team Workshop
    May 2, 2016
    Human Development Center

    This school year, LASARD has supported partner school teams to implement successful strategies such as video modeling, inclusive practices, behavior supports, and other evidence-based practices.   At the upcoming LASARD Team Workshop on May 2, partner school teams will share these practices and discuss student successes from across the state.   Partner school team members will hear about successful school collaboration from parents of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and young adults with ASD will discuss what worked for them while in school.   This workshop will be held at the LSUHSC Human Development Center and is open to LASARD partner district and school team members. 

  • Louisiana Deafblind Project: Connections
    May 6, 2016
    Human Development Center and Online (link forthcoming)

    "Connections" will take place on May 6th both on-site at HDC and online. Connections will focus on a variety of topics, including Hearing Disorders, Vision Disorders, Tranision, Technology and Advocacy. Connections is sponsered by HDC's Louisiana Deaf Blind Project in collaboration with the Louisiana Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program (LA EHDI) and the University of New Orleans Training, Resource and Assistive-technology Center (UNO-TRAC). For more information, click here.

  • Alternative Employment Funding
    May 25, 201610am-3pm
    Human Development Center
    Do you need alternative methods to fund employment services? Discover how to develop available, responsive, and lucrative employment supports funding. Three alternative funding opportunities are available: Ticket to Work, the Medicaid waiver, and the PASS plan. This is a one-day hands-on clinic to develop alternative program funding sources for employment supports. This clinic will provide you with the tips and tools to begin billing for employment supports from new funding sources. Training fee is $75. To register, click here.

  • Building Community through Social Capital
    June 18, 2016
    Human Development Center

    In association with the Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council, HDC is hosting a presentation by Al Condeluci. Al Condeluci is a spokesperson for Louisiana Partners in Policymaking and the CEO of CLASS, a full-service nonprofit that supports people with disabilities. Mr. Condeluci will discuss the impact that our friendships have to build communities. For more information or to register, click here.

  • Needs-Based Training for Improving Employment, Postsecondary Education, and Independent Living Outcomes for Students with Disabilities
    June 20 & 21, 2016
    Human Development Center

    2016 Summer Transition Institute
    This institute is a collaborative effort by the LSU Human Development Center and the Louisiana Department of Education.  The focus is needs-based training for improving employment, postsecondary education, and independent living outcomes for students with disabilities with an emphasis on the development and implementation of a focused strategic plan for improving transition services and outcomes for youth with disabilities age 16 and older.  Emphasis will be placed on understanding evidence-based practices and predictors of successful employment, postsecondary education and independent living outcomes for youth with disabilities after exiting high school.  This institute will be led and conducted by Dr. John Johnson, a faculty member of the LSU Human Development Center, who has extensive national experience facilitating statewide transition teams and communities of practice.  Participation in this institute is by invitation only.  We hope to conduct future annual summer institutes resources allowing.  Additional information may be obtained about this and other training, professional/leadership development and technical assistance opportunities addressing transition issues by contacting John Johnson, Ph.D., at jjoh44@lsuhsc.edu or by phone at (504) 717-9810 (cell) or (504) 556-7515 (office).

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