ABOUT THE WESTERN REGIONAL EARLY INTERVENTION CONFERENCE

The Western Regional Early Intervention Conference (WREIC) is designed to support professionals working with, and families of, children birth to five years old who are deaf/hard of hearing, blind/visually impaired, or deafblind. WREIC has been in place for over 30 years, making it one of the longest running, ongoing early intervention conferences in the country.

June 14, 2017
PRE-CONFERENCE FULL-DAY PROGRAMS

Cerebral Visual Impairment: Guide to Optimum Assessment, Intervention, and Daily Living for Children and Families

Presenters: Drs. Amanda Lueck and Gordon Dutton

Deaf Plus - The Mystery and the Magic: Perspectives of a Developmental Pediatrician and a Parent

Presenters: Dr. Susan Wiley and Dr. Shanna Mortensen-Dewsnup

• Assessment of Cerebral Visual Impairment

• Expanded Core Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers with Visual Impairment

• Orientation and Mobility Assessment for Infants and Toddlers with Visual Impairment

• Mealtime Routines for Infants and Toddlers Who are Visually Impaired
• Babies Count: First Year Results

• Self-Determination for Children Who Are Deafblind

• Embracing the Whole Deaf and Hard of Hearing Child

• Early ASL Development for Deaf/Hard of Hearing Infants and Toddlers
• Early Listening and Spoken Language Development in Deaf/HH Infants and Toddlers

• National Early Intervention Research and Outcomes on Deaf and Hard of Hearing

• Serve and Return Strategies for Developing Spoken Language with the Itty Bittys

• The Latest Research Findings Related to the Zika Virus
EXTEND your stay to make it a family vacation! Enjoy some of the beautiful things to see and do in the gorgeous state of Arizona, from golf in the Scottsdale/Phoenix area, to the Grand Canyon or Sedona further north, to the Biosphere or Saguaro National Park near Tucson, to Colossal Cave or Tombstone in southern Arizona. The hotel is offering the conference room rate for three days before and/or after the conference.