The Debbie School : Training

Continuing Education

The Mailman Center is committed to improving the knowledge and skills of community professionals and paraprofessionals. Annual meetings and conferences are scheduled for professionals and families to expand their knowledge about recent developments in the field.

Past sample topics included:

  • Adapting the Environment for Young Children with Disabilities
  • Brain and Language Development
  • Assistive Technology for Early Care and Education Programs

Continuing Education Projects & Opportunities

Medical Issues & The Growing Child – XV
October 7, 2009 – Part A: “Emerging Topics in Autism”
March 24, 2010 – Part B: “Topics in Early Childhood: Examining How Billingualism and Challenging Behaviors Impact Learning”
Annual conference sponsored by:
Mailman Center for Child Development, FDLRS-South, FDLRS-University of Miami

*Fundamentals of Interdisciplinary Teaming, Family-Centered Care and Self Determination: Providing Services and Supports to Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families
Three interactive, online courses to enhance skills necessary to provide quality services and supports to individuals with disabilities and their families.*

Project ABCs: Interdisciplinary Fundamentals in Adaptive and Assistive Technology
A comprehensive interdisciplinary, multi-media interactive assistive technology internet training program.

Building Babies Brains
A training program to increase parent’s understanding of the components of brain development in early childhood.