The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) Collaborative Special Education Supports and Community of Practice on Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities hosts its fall gathering on Thursday, September 6, at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. This gathering will offer opportunities for educators, self-advocates, family members, and community partners to collaborate, build new skills, network, and most of all, share best practices that improve experiences for students on the autism spectrum or with developmental disabilities.

WIAAP vice president, Dr. Dipesh Navsaria, will deliver the keynote address, entitled “Books Build Better Brains: Promoting Literacy is Key to Early Brain Development.” Other topics may include: Family/Self Advocate Panel, Social Emotional Learning in Early Childhood, Social Interventions in High School, The Integrated Experience, Promoting Social Emotional Learning at Home, Social-Emotional Learning in the Individualized Education Program, Douglas County’s Every Child, Healthy Outcomes Coalition and more.

Click here for more information and to register online.