CHARGE Syndrome Workshop for Student Teams September 2018

Join us for a workshop on strategies for working with children who have CHARGE. Our presenter Dr. Kasee Stratton is an international presenter in the area of CHARGE Syndrome, severe multiple disabilities, and deafblindness. Dr. Stratton is an assistant professor in School Psychology at Mississippi State University. She is a licensed psychologist and nationally certified school psychologist. She completed her doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Stratton specializes in providing behavioral assessment and treatment to children who present with a wide variety of developmental delays.

Who: Parents/guardians, teachers, and educational service providers of children with CHARGE syndrome.

(Registration is limited to 35 people. Student teams for children with CHARGE will be given registration preference.)

What:  This workshop will cover general information about understanding CHARGE syndrome as well as the impact of challenging behaviors and pain on learning. The first day of the workshop will be introductory material and explain the basics of CHARGE. The second day will focus on behavior and be interactive with video of Iowa students who have CHARGE. Teams who have participated in Dr. Stratton’s workshops in the past can attend both days or just day two.

When: Friday, September 28th from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Saturday,

September 29th from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm – lunch will be provided

Questions??: Susan Brennan – 319-560-4014

Additional information: Stipends are available to participants who work with a child on the Iowa Deafblind Registry.  Participants within 50 miles of the workshop location will be eligible for a $150 travel stipend and participants coming from greater than 50 miles will be eligible for a $300 travel stipend. One stipend per family will be available. Participants must attend both days to receive a stipend.

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Register below today!

(Deadline is September 14th)