Dakota Cohort Trainings in Deaf-Blindness (Online)

May 16-August 8

The Dakota Cohort training addresses the training needs of para-educators, as well as early interventionist and school personnel, who work with children with combined vision and hearing loss, in order that students receive the support they need to be successful in their educational and post-secondary endeavors. Much of what is learned can be applied to children with other types of disabilities.

Participants will be provided an introductory online webinar, which allows them to meet other fellow participants, review timeframes and Moodle technology. Subsequent sessions will be completed independently on your own within the suggested timelines.

Registration is now closed.

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Brain Injury: Basics, Strategies, & Resources

July 11-12
1400 W. 22nd St., Room L15
Sioux Falls, S.D.

A two day training course, by Sara Hansen, covering the basics of brain injury and the application of learning strategies and supports to increase outcomes for people of all ages. The training will also include a panel discussion with professionals, parents and self-advocates.

Undergraduate or graduate credit available on training days at an additional cost of $40. 

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Summer 2016: Functional Sign Language Course (Online)

Every Tuesday morning starting June 14-August 9
10-11:30 a.m. CST

Registration fee: $125, Additional $40 if taken for undergraduate/graduate credit.
Registration is limited to 11 participants.
Final coursework due August 12.

To register email or call 605-357-1439.

High speed internet and webcam required.

2016 Autism Summer Institute
Visual Teaching and Classroom Strategies for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Hands-on training that focuses on the principles of teaching individuals with autism spectrum disorder via structured visual instruction. Participants will work with trainers and implement strategies for individuals with autism spectrum disorder in a classroom setting. 

Two graduate level credits are available from USD for an additional $80. 

Box Elder
Carrousel School/Douglas School District
421 Don Williams Dr.
June 21-24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. MST

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Sioux Falls
Fred Assam Elementary School
7700 E. Willowwood St.
July 12-15, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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For more information call 605-357-1439 or 800-658-3080.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to attend any training, please contact the Center for Disabilities at 800-658-3080 two weeks prior to the training.