Presentations and other prior event documents

Council Members: Slides and Recordings available here

Date
PresentationName
Presenter
07/20/2021
Poison Prevention - Simple Steps for Safety
Savannah Panagopoulos, Cook Children's Hospital
07/13/2021
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Parent/Educator Focus session
Lyn McMurry, President, NTx FASD Network
07/06/2021
Aging and IDD: Part 3 of 3
Andy Crocker, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service
07/01/2021
July 4th Sensory Safety and Fun for All!
Rosalinda Mendoza and Carlos Gomez, City of Fort Worth Police and Fire Depts
06/29/2021
Aging and IDD: Part 2 of 3
Andy Crocker
06/29/2021
Aging and IDD: Part 2 of 3
Morgan Bradley, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service
06/22/2021
Aging and IDD: Part 1 of 3
Andy Crocker, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service
06/15/2021
Researching Your Child's Needs
Christy Balraj & Pamela Householder, Regional Coordinators, Region 11 PRN
06/08/2021
The IEP Process
Nagla Moussa
06/03/2021
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Why this common disorder is rarely diagnosed
Lyn McMurry, President, NTx FASD Network
06/01/2021
Family Legal Documents
Tresi Weeks, The Week's Law Firm
05/25/2021
Water Safety for People with IDD`
Ashlin Samuel, Cook Children's Hospital
05/18/2021
Understanding and Explaining CFC Services and Eligibility
Robert Dickerson, My Health My Resources
05/11/2021
Common Medical Conditions that can Lead to Behavioral Dysregulation in IDD
Cheyenne Rhodes, My Health My Resources
05/11/2021
Common Medical Conditions that can lead to Behavioral Dysregulation
Cheyenne Rhodes, BSN, RN
05/06/2021
Transportation in Tarrant County
Wendell Willis, MyRide Tarrant
04/27/2021
Health Disparities among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Kerri Staples, PhD, CAPE
04/27/2021
Health Disparities among Children with ASD
Kerri Staples, PhD, CAPE
04/20/2021
Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents with ASD
Kathleen Davis, PhD, RDN, LD
04/20/2021
Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents ASD
Kathleen Davis, PhD, RDN, CSP, LD
04/13/2021
Visual Supports for Families
Charmaine Bolden, MEd, BCBA, LBA
04/06/2021
The Role of Siblings in the Family Support System for People with IDD
Panel Discussion
03/30/2021
An Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis
Christine Gibson, BlueSpring Pediatrics
03/23/2021
Human Trafficking: What You Need to Know
Larinda Smith, Unbound N. TX
03/16/2021
Emergency Preparedness-Going Beyond the Checklist
Crystal Lyons, LLC
03/10/2021
FIRE Week 2 session: Job Exploration Part 1
Robin Kuntz, Achievable Employment Solutions
03/09/2021
Texas Education Law and Special Education Rights
Beckey Moseley, Staff Attorney, LANWT
03/04/2021
Protecting Vulnerable Adults with IDD Against Online Abuse: An Urgent Call for Reform
Dr. Christina Marsack-Topolewski and Annemarie Kelly, Attorney
03/03/2021
FIRE Week 1 session: First Impressions Matter (Video available at https://youtu.be/ySXxm7o3VBA)
Lucy Gafford, UNTWISE
03/02/2021
More Than You Ever Knew About Resources That Last a Lifetime
Helping Restore Ability
02/23/2021
Social Skill Interventions
Michael Tucker & Susan Key, Region 11 ESC
02/09/2021
Access to Justice Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas
Julie Sladek & Ndidi Gbulie, LANWT
02/04/2021
Breaking the Speech Barrier in the Digital Age
Dr. MaryAnn Romski, Georgia State University
02/02/2021
El bullying con personas con IDD
Dr. Yolanda Valenzuela, Cook Children's Medical Center
02/02/2021
Bullying in Individuals with IDD - ENGLISH SESSION
Dr. Yolanda Valenzuela, Cook Children's Medical Center
01/26/2021
Turning 18...Now What? What does Guardianship Really Mean?
Derelle Walker, Tarrant County Probate #2
01/19/2021
Your Guide to Finding the Best Residential Care Options for People with IDD
Crystal Rabb, A Place for Mom
01/12/2021
REACH: Resource Centers on Independent Living
Miaka Powers, Independent Living Specialist
01/07/2021
COVID-19 Vaccine and People with IDD
Grace White, Chief Nursing Officer, My Health My Resources
01/05/2021
Aging and Disability Resources of Tarrant County
Beth Noah, ADRC Coordinator
12/22/2020
Managing Stress During COVID and Holidays
Susanne Malone
12/03/2020
What is Assistive Technology and How Can it Help Me?
Michelle Szumski, Texas Workforce Commission
12/01/2020
Best Buddies International
Linda Korkek-Milton, State Director
11/17/2020
Social Security Administration Disability Benefits
Lee Alviar, Social Security Administration
11/10/2020
So, Now What? An Autism Parent's Journey
Kerry Romine, Father and Author
11/03/2020
Healing after Grief, Loss and Trauma
Dr. Ashley Wellman
10/27/2020
Removing Barriers to Work Using Social Security Work Incentives
Delores Little, Easterseals North Texas
10/20/2020
Voting Rights for Texans with Disabilities
Jeff Miller, Disability Rights Texas
10/13/2020
Empowering Individuals to Write Their Own Story
Dr. Ashley Wellman
10/01/2020
Barriers to Care for Black or Hispanic Girls and Women with Autism
Dr. Haylie Miller
09/29/2020
Person Centered Planning: You Can't Take a Trip Until You Know Where You Are Going!
Dr. Vickie Mitchell
09/22/2020
Housing for People with IDD: Where We Stand
Jacki Sylvie, CPSH
09/15/2020
Sexual Health and Puberty
Dr. Laura Golden and James Turnage, MHMR
09/08/2020
Children with Special Healthcare Needs Program
Department of State Health Services Commission
09/03/2020
Voting Accommodations for Tarrant County Citizens with Disabilities
Heider Garcia, Tarrant County Elections Administrator
09/01/2020
Understanding the ARD/IEP Process
Donna Heim, Special Education Parent Liaison
08/25/2020
Navigating the IDD Service System - Part 2
Cindi Paschall, The Self-Determination Group
08/11/2020
Navigating the IDD Service System - Part 1
Cindi Paschall, The Self-Determination Group
08/06/2020
Special Education Advocacy: Special Considerations as We Reopen Schools
Monica Santiago, Disability Rights Texas
08/04/2020
Is it Okay to Take a Break?
Stephanie Morris, Parent and Family Advocate
07/28/2020
Addressing Dental Disparities in People with IDD
Dr. Charles Miller
07/21/2020
Tips and Techniques to help with Regulation of Emotions and Energy
Lacey Eaton, Woven Wellness Solutions and Jessica Reams, FitabilityTX
07/14/2020
Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE Accounts)
Anna Mallett, Office of TX Comptroller of Public Accounts
07/02/2020
Creating a 21st Century Workforce: Reinventing the Direct Support Profession
Joseph Macbeth, CEO/President NADSP
06/30/2020
Cooking Tips for Independent Living
Alaina O'Daniels, County Extension Agent TAMU Agrilife Extension Service
06/23/2020
Addressing the Needs of People with IDD during COVID-19 Pandemic
Dr. Laura Stough and Dr. Marcia Montague, Texas A&M Center on Disability
06/16/2020
10 Basic Financial Steps for Special Needs Caregivers
Matthew Adamczyk, Special Care Planner
06/04/2020
Lasting Well Being in IDD through Good Nutrition and Health Practices
Sharon Lemons, MS, RDN, CRS, FAND, LD, CDCES
05/19/2020
Adapting Summer Plans in Lieu of COVID-19: Summer Camp Updates
Amanda Davis, Camp Summit
05/12/2020
Help Me Grow North Texas
Faith Rivera, Tarrant County Public Health
Best Buddies Program(s) Review
Linda Kordek-Milton, State Director

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