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The Deaf-Blind Multihandicapped Association of Texas (DBMAT)

31st Annual Statewide Family Conference

"Passing the Torch"

October 10-12, 2003

A Fun-Filled Learning Weekend for the Entire Family

Camp John Marc, near Meridian, Texas

For more information, contact:
DBMAT
Cyndi Hunley, Conference Registrar
23202 Bright Star
Spring, TX 77373
281-821-9005
chunley@aol.com


Family Training Materials Now Available

Training materials to help families of children with visual impairments prepare for their ARD meeting have been developed. These materials focus on key vision issues in I.D.E.A. and showcase Texas families and professionals. The packet includes: A 90-minute videotape divided into three parts-Assessment, Developing the IEP, and the Expanded Core Curriculum; A family-friendly ARD workbook with templates; Supplemental resource materials in print and on disc.

For effective use of these materials we encourage you to contact TSBVI Outreach about customizing a workshop for parents and professionals in your area. If you are interested please contact Jean Robinson at robinsonj@tsbvi.edu or at 512-206-9418, or Edgenie Bellah at bellahe@tsbvi.edu or at 512-206-9423.

Each video packet with supplemental materials is $20.00, shipping included. To order, please contact Karen Scanlon with TSBVI Outreach at (512) 206-9314 or scanlonk@tsbvi.edu.


Virginia Murray Sowell Center for Research & Education in Visual Impairment Distinguished Lecturer Series

September 26-27, 2003

Speakers:

C.T. Vasile, O&M Department Supervisor, Western Blind Rehabilitation Center, and

Rick Ludt, O&M Intern Supervisor, Western Blind Rehabilitation Center

Location: College of Education
Texas Tech University, Room 001
Contact: Virginia Murray Sowell Center at 806-742-1997, ext. 233


The 39th Annual Conference of The Learning Disabilities Association of Texas

October 29-November 1

Renaissance Austin Hotel, Austin TX

For more information contact:
LDAT, 1011 W 31st St.
Austin, TX 78705
512- 458-8234, 800-604-7500
Email: LDATexas@cs.com


CESD's 2nd Annual

Texas Dyslexia Conference, All Dyslexia All the Time

November 3-4, 2003

Location: Doubletree Hotel, Austin TX

Please call the hotel directly at 512-454-3737, or 800-222-8733 to make hotel reservations.

Contact: CESD at 512-219-5043

Fax: 512-918-3013

9801 Anderson Mill Road, Suite 230

Austin TX 78750


Fall 2003

Southwest 504 Conference, With a Special IDEA Strand

October 6-7, 2003

Location: Doubletree Hotel, Austin TX

Please call the hotel directly at 512-454-3737, or 800-222-8733 to make hotel reservations.

Contact: CESD at 512-219-5043

Fax: 512-918-3013

9801 Anderson Mill Road, Suite 230

Austin TX 78750


21st Annual Closing the Gap Conference

October 16-18, 2003

Location: Bloomington, MN

Contact: Closing the Gap
PO Box 68,
526 Main Street
Henderson MN 56044
Phone: 507-248-3294, Fax: 507-248-3810
Email: info@closingthegap.com


AER Orientation and Mobility Division Conference

December 13-16, 2003

Location: New Orleans, LA

Contact: George Tully or Lynn Gautreaux at oandm@lsvi.org


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