2019 Building 2e Awareness &

Community Conference

                    Friday, November 8, 2019
                    Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY  

Featuring Keynote Speaker

Debbie Reber, MA

Founder, TiLT Parenting, author of Differently Wired: The Parents’ Guide for Raising an Atypical Child

Debbie Reber is a parenting activist, New York Times bestselling author, podcast host, and speaker who, before creating TiLT Parenting, spent more than ten years writing inspiring books for women and teens and speaking about issues like media literacy, self-esteem, and confidence.

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SESSION SCHEDULE

SESSION 1  9:00 – 10:00

TR1: Understanding Central Auditory Processing Disorders in the 2e child
Donna Geffner, PhD, CCC-Sp/A
TR2: Executive Function Challenges and Supports
TR3: Mindfulness Tips and Tools For Living and Working With Neurodiverse Populations
Lisa Zaretsky, CSW, LMSW, NYS Certified Teacher
TR4: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of Twice-Exceptional Students in the Classroom – Part 1
Lois Baldwin, Ed D

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SESSION 2   10:10 – 11:10

TR1: The Neuropsychological Evaluation: A Roadmap to Understanding and Accommodating 2e Students 
Peter Pramataris, Psy D
TR2: Reading the Signs of Stealth Dyslexia
Jacob Greebel, M EdS, MSW
TR3: Parenting and the Art of War
Neil Weintraub, LSCW
TR4: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of Twice-Exceptional Students in the Classroom – Part 2
Lois Baldwin, Ed D
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SESSION 3  11:20 – 12:20

TR1: Special Education Law and Twice Exceptionality: How to Advocate for Your Child – Part 1
Panel Discussion with Lisa LaVardera, Esq | Ann Mergler, MBA | Miriam Nunberg, Esq | Bonnie Spiro Schingle, Esq
TR2: Sensory Processing Challenges and the 2E Student
Lindsey Biel, MA, OTR/L
TR3: Sexuality and Self-Advocacy for 2e Teens
Amy Gravino, MA
 
TR4: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of Twice-Exceptional Students in the Classroom – Part 3
Lois Baldwin, Ed D
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SESSION 4  12:20 – 1:20

TR1: Special Education Law and Twice Exceptionality: How to Advocate for Your Child – Part 2
Panel Discussion with Lisa LaVardera, Esq | Ann Mergler, MBA | Miriam Nunberg, Esq | Bonnie Spiro Schingle, Esq
 
TR2: Sensory Smart™ Strategies for Parents of 2E Students
Lindsey Biel, MA, OTR/L
 
GEANYS – Gifted Education Alliance of New York State
 
 

KEYNOTE  1:30 – 2:45

Keynote Presentation: Debbie Reber
 

SESSION 5  2:55 – 3:55

TR1: Overexcitabilities: A Theoretical Explanation of the Child Who is “More”
Samara Blei, PhD
TR2: Assistive Technology
Jenn Choi
TR3: Leaving the Nest: Skill Kids Need for Independent Living
Jennifer Buri da Cunha, MA EdS
TR4: Sensory Smart™ Strategies for the Educators of 2E Students
Lindsey Biel, MA, OTR/L
 


SESSION 6 4:05 – 5:05

TR1: Bridging the Home/School Divide: How to Talk So Schools Will Listen
Allison LaRosa
TR2: An Evidence-Based Treatment Roadmap: Navigating and Understanding the Treatment Landscape
Mandi Silverman, PsyD, MBA
TR3: Growing Up 2e
Zachary Gershon and Jacob Greebel, M EdS, MSW
 
TR4: The Secret Sauce: Creating inclusive environments that work for 2e students
Panel Discussion with Georgia Brandeis | Stephen Goldberg | Christine Keller, MA, MS Ed | Adam Simon . Moderated by Kim Pine Dougharty