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FamNet Training Resources

Check out these training resources provided by our member agencies and designed to meet the unique need of families that have children with special health care needs or disabilities.

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Title:                      Age Appropriate and Meaningful Social, Recreational and Leisure Activities for Adults with DD
Agency:                North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
Presenters:           Cathy Haarstad M.S. & Paul Temanson
Date:                    January 2008
Cost:                    Negotiated
Format:                 Power-point, handbook, learning activities
Length:                 Two hour or half day training sessions can be scheduled
Contact:                ND Center for Persons with Disabilities
Cathy Haarstad - ptidirector@srt.com 
1-800-245-5840

Overview:           Do you know people with intensive support needs, people who may not speak, may actively resist attempts to involve them in recreation or leisure activities and that have plenty of time on their hands? This training program is designed to prepare teachers, adult providers and family members to create community-based recreation opportunities for this unique population.

Special Features:             None

 

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Title:                      Risk Management in Community Recreation When Supporting Youth with Special Needs
Agency:                ND Center for Persons with Disabilities
Presenters:           Cathy Haarstad M.S. & Paul Temanson
Date:                    April, 2007
Cost:                    Negotiated
Format:                 Power-point, handouts
Length:                 One or two hour sessions can be scheduled
Contact:                ND Center for Persons with Disabilities
Cathy Haarstad - ptidirector@srt.com 
1-800-245-5840

Overview:           This presentation outlines the ADA requirements that must be met by public and private recreation providers in including children with special health care needs or disabilities in recreation activities. The materials cover responsibilities, communication, how disputes are reviewed and who has the authority to determine if a request will be a hardship for the facility.

Special Features:  The presentation is typically given by a parent and a lawyer

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Title:                      Sensory Integration & Hygiene
Agency:                 ND Center for Persons with Disabilities
Presenters:            Cathy Haarstad M.S. & Kelly Dreveky O.T.
Date:                     April, 2009
Cost:                     Negotiated
Format:                  Power-point with hands on activities for learners, handouts
Length:                  One hour or two hour sessions can be scheduled
Contact:                 ND Center for Persons with Disabilities
Cathy Haarstad - ptidirector@srt.com  or kelly.drvekey@minotstateu.edu 
1-800-245-5840

Overview:           This training provides families with information about how to solve problems when children have tactile sensitivity or defensiveness. The presenters use positive problem solving techniques, sensory integration strategies and behavior intervention to teach children to keep clean and look well groomed, wear clothing or participate in dressing or health care routines. Information is useful for teachers and families when children have sensory integration challenges.

Special Features:             Presenters are a parent and occupational therapist. Both are trained in the use of positive behavioral intervention techniques. Content is humorous and involves the audience in learning techniques.

 

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