This conference provides numerous opportunities for professionals to acquire new information and ideas to work collaboratively to meet the needs of all students. Participants will have the opportunity to hear nationally and internationally recognized speakers on a variety of general education and special education topics. Thirty-one courses designed for General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Administrators and Support Professionals.

Internationally Renowned Speakers will teach half-day, full-day and two-day courses on a variety of topics including:

  • Learning Disabilities
  • Challenging Behaviors
  • Crisis Intervention & Recovery
  • Equity in School Discipline
  • Visual Thinking Strategies
  • Social Skills
  • Reading Comprehension & Word Awareness
  • Co-Teaching
  • Common Core State Standards
  • Person Centered Career Planning
  • Improving School Climate
  • AAC Users
  • School-Based Mental Health
  • iTechnology
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Sensory Integration
  • Life Skills
  • Math-Fractions & Equations
  • Pediatric Motor Speech Disorders

Location: Grand Hyatt-Seattle: 721 Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98101

Date: March 4-6, 2015

Sponsor: Rehab Seminars


Phone: 360-379-6994


New Work-Based Learning Website

NSTTAC, in partnership with other organizations focused on employment of youth and young adults with disabilities, has launched a newly reorganized Youth to Work Coalition (YTWC) website, accessible through NSTTAC’s website:

The purpose of this website is to house resources that help link resources for work-based learning experiences for youth with disabilities. The resources are organized across 8 work-based learning experience (WBLE) categories: (1) career exploration, (2) job shadowing, (3) job sampling, (4) service learning, (5) internships, (6) apprenticeships, (7) paid employment, and (8) mentoring.

Within each WBLE category, resources are organized for the following audiences (1) schools, (2) businesses, (3) youth service professionals, (4) families, and (5) youth with disabilities.

Events, News

Call for Proposals for the 2014 NYS CEC Convention

Call for Proposals for the 2014 NYS CEC Convention October 31-­‐November 1, 2014 Syracuse, NY THEME:  “Leading Improvement for Children with Disabilities”

Topical Strands:

  • Teacher Education
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Technology for Diverse Learners
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • Inclusive Classrooms
  • Transition
  • Best Practices for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders and Learning Disabilities
  • New York State & Federal Policies

Click on the link below for more information.  Share your expertise!

CEC Call for Proposals