Events

Our current selection of Events is shown below. If you have a suggestion for an event which should be added here, please see our Event Submission page.

Transition to Adulthood and the IEP

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
7:00 P.M.
Cost: This is a no cost event.
Location: Online event

This presentation will review the transition sections of the current Individualized Education Program (IEP), transition assessments, Post-School Outcome Goal Statements (PSOGS), annual goals, and how they inform transition planning.

Presented by: CPAC Staff

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Backpack Training Webinar Series

Emotions: How to Understand the Meaning of Your Child’s Challenging Behavior
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
12:30pm-1:30pm
Cost: Free Event
Location: Online Event

Emotions: How to Understand the Meaning of Your Child’s Challenging Behavior

Each training is on the second Wednesday of the month 12:30-1:30pm.

Presented By: Bethanne Vergean, Research Assistant, UConn Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and Connecticut's Act Early Ambassador for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Early Childhood Learning Series: SIT for Autism

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
6:00pm
Cost: No Cost
Location: Online

Presented by: CPAC

This training will be available in Spanish in 2022

Description: This training is for short-term childcare providers, families, and caregivers of young children with autism spectrum disorders. The training will increase participants' knowledge of the characteristics of autism, and it will focus on skill development and strategies that can be used while sitting for a young child with autism. A detailed, digital SIT preparation booklet will be provided to participants.

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ESPAÑOL - Transición a la vida adulta

Transición a la vida adulta y El Programa Educativo Individualizado (IEP)
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
7:00 P.M.
Cost: Este es un evento sin costo.
Location: Online event

Esta presentación repasará las secciones de transición del El Programa Educativo Individualizado (IEP), evaluaciones de transición, declaraciones de metas de resultados postsecundarios, metas anuales y cómo ellos informan la planificación de la transición.

Presentador de CPAC en Español

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Backpack Training Webinar Series

Routines and Schedules: How to Plan Activities to Reduce Challenging Behavior
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
12:30pm-1:30pm
Cost: Free Event
Location: Online Event

Routines and Schedules: How to Plan Activities to Reduce Challenging Behavior

Each training is on the second Wednesday of the month 12:30-1:30pm.

Presented By: Bethanne Vergean, Research Assistant, UConn Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and Connecticut's Act Early Ambassador for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Backpack Training Webinar Series

Emotions: How to Help Your Child Recognize & Understand Anger and Frustration
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
12:30pm-1:30pm
Cost: Free Event
Location: Online Event

Emotions: How to Help Your Child Recognize & Understand Anger and Frustration

Each training is on the second Wednesday of the month 12:30-1:30pm.

Presented By: Bethanne Vergean, Research Assistant, UConn Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and Connecticut's Act Early Ambassador for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Backpack Training Webinar Series

Teachable Moments: How to Help Your Child Avoid Meltdowns
Wednesday, March 9, 2022
12:30pm-1:30pm
Cost: Free Event
Location: Online Event

Teachable Moments: How to Help Your Child Avoid Meltdowns

Each training is on the second Wednesday of the month 12:30-1:30pm.

Presented By: Bethanne Vergean, Research Assistant, UConn Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and Connecticut's Act Early Ambassador for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Backpack Training Webinar Series

Social Skills: How to Help Your Child Learn to Share, Trade and Take Turns
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
12:30pm-1:30pm
Cost: Free Event
Location: Online Event

Social Skills: How to Help Your Child Learn to Share, Trade and Take Turns

Each training is on the second Wednesday of the month 12:30-1:30pm.

Presented By: Bethanne Vergean, Research Assistant, UConn Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and Connecticut's Act Early Ambassador for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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