FaCrosscurrents features keynote speaker Michelle Garcia Winner. Michelle is the Founder of Social Thinking, a methodology specializing in treatment framworks and practical strategies for individuals with social communication challenges. She has authored 20+ books, speaks on a national/international level, and remains clinically active. Whe was featured as the therapist in the 2016 Sundance Documentary, "Life Animated", and was honoured with a Congressional Recognition Award in 2008. Check out her website: www.socialthinking.com.
There is also an impressive roster of speakers, including Faye Brownlie, Shelley Moore, Leyton Schnellert, Colleen Politano, Colleen DeVerak, Dawn Reithaug, and Maureen Dockendorf. Sessions cover a range of topics related to inclusive education, such as self-regulation, literacy, numeracy, social-emotional learning, brain research, ASD, FASD, ADHD, Indigenous approaches, behaviour, anxiety, and mental health issues.
Registration Deadline: February 15, 2017
BCTF members : 2 day registration $275, 1 day $215
TTOCs/Students/Retirees - 2 day registration $270, 1 day $200
Location: Sheraton Richmond Airport Hotel, 7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC
Website link: www.seaofbc.ca/crosscurrents
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