Press Releases

February 14, 2003
Registration Deadline is March 1 for Down Syndrome Conference

Darren Johnson
(631) 287 8313
Fax: (631) 283 4081

The deadline for registration in Southampton College's two-day Down Syndrome conference is March 1.

Titled "The First Annual Conference on Best Practices in the Education of Children With Down Syndome," the event runs Saturdays, March 15 and 22 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Ronkonkoma. It is sponsored by the Down Syndrome Advocacy Foundation and the Education Division of Southampton College and aimed at teachers, parents, professionals and students interested in Applied Behavior Analysis, Functional Assessment, proactive strategies for dealing with challenging behaviors, speech and language intervention and Inclusion.

Presenters include experts from Southampton College, SUNY-Stony Brook and local advocacy groups. Continuing education credits are available for teachers.

For further information, contact Rachel Sterling at Southampton College at 631-287-8156.