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Conference participants at tablesTHIS WEEK! The New England Early Intervention Conference June 14-15, 2017 in Portland, Maine.

The New England Early Intervention Conference was created to meet the education and networking needs of professionals working with very young children (birth to 5) and their families. This year’s conference will take place at the Westin Portland Harborview Hotel, 157 High St. Portland, Maine. FMI on lodging, conference special rates and booking, view our Lodging tab.

This year’s theme is Supporting the Social-Emotional Development of Young Children. Sessions will focus on strategies for increasing skills and knowledge in the areas of early intervention, early childhood education, mental health, recommended practices, and families.

The Call for Proposals is CLOSED! Deadline for submitting a proposal was March 15, 2017.  For more information see Call for Proposals.

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Keynote Speaker: Lise Fox, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies and the Director of the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, the University of South Florida Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Fox has extensive experience in early intervention and supporting learners with severe disabilities and has conducted research in the areas of naturalistic teaching approaches, positive behavior support, and family support. 

Dr. Fox will be presenting the conference keynote address  “Nurturing the Social and Emotional Competence of Every Child: Using a Promotion, Prevention, and Intervention Framework.” In addition, she will offer a 90 minute break-out session entitled ” “What Do I Do? Effectively Supporting Children with the Most Challenging Behavior.”

Vendors:  Vendor registration is CLOSED.  Set up for vendors begins at 7am on both June 14 and 15.  Exhibition space is available for vendors of early intervention resources and information targeting families, professionals, faculty and researchers. Complete the  Vendor Form to share your information at the NEEIC.

Sponsors:  Sponsor registration is CLOSED.We invite you to share in this experience with us and support the NEEIC by sponsoring the event.  Complete the Sponsor Form today!  

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We welcome you to explore our website to learn more about this exciting conference; additional information will be added as it becomes available. If you have questions, feel free to email us at: NewEnglandEIConference@gmail.com

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