IEP Connections for Students with Traumatic Brain Injury: Tips and Tricks!

Speaker: Patricia Sublette, Ph.D.

Ever felt stumped by how complicated writing an IEP for a student with brain injury can be? Participants in this session will review best practices for writing IEPs for students with traumatic brain injury. Learn and share tips and tricks for saving time while improving quality. We will also take time for some group problem solving goal writing practice.

Credits: Act 48, ASHA, PSYCH

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Teachers/other professionals who work with students who have sustained traumatic brain injury, Speech Therapists, Supervisors/Administrators, School Counselors and/or School Psychologists, Parents, Guardians, Family Members

Speaker Bio: Pat Sublette, Ph.D., a native Oregonian, is employed as Superintendent of Columbia Gorge ESD in Oregon. She has worked in the field of special education in rural communities or communities experiencing economic decline for almost 40 years. In particular, supporting students who have suffered Traumatic Brain Injury in their education is a particular focus. As an educator, Pat has supported children and adults across the age span in educational settings from preschools to graduate school. She started her career in Oregon, Alaska and South America and moved across the US working in Colorado, South Dakota and New Hampshire. Since returning to Oregon in 2004, Pat has focused on Autism, Brain Injury and community-wide approaches to improve outcomes for children. She, her husband and mother live in The Dalles above the banks of the spectacular Columbia River. They have 4 adult children who live and work in the US and China.