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Conference Materials


Including Students with Severe Disabilities in Preschool Settings
Michael Gamel-McCormick
This presentation was presented at the Pennsylvania Department of Education 2007 Annual Conference in Hershey, PA on March 28, 2007.


International Best Practices in Early Screening, Diagnosis & Intervention

Inclusive Early Care and Education

Michael Gamel-McCormick
These presentations were presented on September 8, 2006 and September 11, 2006 at the Dubai Takamul Opening and trainings.


The Deficit Reduction Act and it's Effects on Home and Community-Based Services
Ann Rohall, NACDD and Kim Musheno, AUCD
This presentation was presented at the workshop about the Deficit Reduction Act and its' effects on home and community-based services on August 24, 2006.


Issues in Early Intervention: Science, Intervention, Policy & Reality
Michael Gamel-McCormick
The above presentation was presented in Iowa on April 20, 2006. References are also available.


Providing Services to Young Children with Disabilities through Inclusive Child Care
Michael Gamel-McCormick
The following PowerPoint presentation was shown at the Dubai International Rehabilitation Forum on March 7, 2006 during Session 3: Marketing of Special Needs Projects.


Implementation of Legislation Regarding Respite Care in Nebraska
State Senator Dennis Byars of Nebraska

Respite Care - Medical Aspects
Steven Bachrach, Director of the Cerebral Palsy Program, duPont Hospital for Children

The above presentations were presented at the Coordinating Council for Children with Disabilities Symposium, "Exploring Respite Care in Delaware" on October 7, 2005.

Following are reports and documents distributed or discussed at the symposium.

The State of Respite Care in Delaware: A Report of Caregiver and Provider Perceptions of Respite Care
(Center for Disabilities Studies, October 2005)

Delaware Caregivers Support Coalition's Final Report
(Easter Seals Delaware and Maryland's Eastern Shore, October 2005)

The Legislative Statutes of the Nebraska Respite Network

We Care for those Who Care for Others: The Nebraska Respite Network: Across the Lifespan


Children with Special Needs: Putting Together the Pieces Together
Where you lead, I will Follow: The Impact of Director Leadership on Overall Center Quality

Michael Gamel-McCormick

These presentations were made at the New York State Association for the Education of Young Children 2005 Annual Conference. Investing in Better Outcomes: The Delaware Early Childhood Longitudinal Study Report was cited in the presentation.


School Accessibility: An Overview for Professionals and Newcomers
Griff Campbell, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Delaware Department of Labor
Michael Gamel-McCormick

This presentation was presented at the LIFE Conference.


Risk Factors and Children not Referred for Special Education Until After Kindergarten Entry or The Child Find Study
Cynthia Paris and Michael Gamel-McCormick

Family Child Care Quality: Implications for Children with Disabilities
Michael Gamel-McCormick

Grant Writing: Let’s Get Started!
Jennifer L. Kilgo, University of Alabama @ Birmingham

The above presentations were presented at the Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families.