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7725 W 87th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212
USA

(913)-341-9316

At The North Star Academy, our mission is to make a meaningful difference by assisting individuals and the families who support them.  We are committed to individuals reaching fulfilled and independent lives through the acquisition and retention of skills in an enriched environment

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KU Students and Faculty Conference Registration

 

THE SECOND ANNUAL NORTH STAR ACADEMY LIFESPAN CONFERENCE WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY-SATURDAY, APRIL 15-16TH, 2016

NORTH STAR ACADEMY LIFESPAN CONFERENCE: 
CLINICAL TOPICS FOR FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, APRIL 15-16TH, 2016
8AM- 4:30PM
Please, bring your KU ID for free admission to the conference.
This is an all day event with guest speakers & free lunch.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM AND SPEAKERS

           FRIDAY SCHEDULE:

  • 8:30 -  Registration
  • 9:00 -  Keenan Stump, MS, Speech, language, Hearing - "We all speak the same language. Multidisciplinary approach to promoting communication"
  • 10:00 - Pamela Neidert, Ph.D, BCBA/ Claudia Dozier, Ph.D, BCBA-D - "Assessment and treatment of problem behaviors"
  • 11:00 - Jan Sheldon, Ph.D, JD -  "Ethics"
  • 12:00 -  Complimentary lunch
  • 12:30 - Researchers -  "Lightning round session"
  • 1:30 - TBA
  • 2:30 -  TBA Occupational therapy (To be arranged by Sarah Mead): "Sensory integration of processing differences in similarities"
  • 3:30 -  Undergrads - "Poster session/happy hour"

    SATURDAY SCHEDULE:
     
  • 10:00 - Sarah Mead, EdM, BCBA, LBA-MO - "Intro to NSA"
  • 11:00 - Scott Adams, CFP®, ChFC - "Special Needs Planning"
  • 12:00 - Lunch
  • 1:00 - DRC - "IDEA/IEP"
  • 2:00 - Pamela Neidert, Ph.D, BCBA/Claudia Dozier, Ph.D, BCBA-D - "Treatment of feeding problems"
  • 3:00 - TBA - "Waivers/Funding"
  • 4:00 - "The rents comedy show"

 

READ DETAILED CONFERENCE SCHEDULE WITH ABSTRACTS HERE


SORRY - THE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! PLEASE, CONSIDER ATTENDING OUR CONFERENCE IN 2016!
IF YOU HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED, PLEASE BRING YOUR KU ID FOR FREE ADMISSION AT THE CONFERENCE

LOCATION: NORTH STAR ACADEMY, 87TH STREET, OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS