Networking in Action

Speakers: Jacqui Di Domenico and Lorie Brew 

Are you looking for fun ways to enhance communication and collaboration?  Do you enjoy sharing your experiences with others who can identify and say, “I know what you mean!” Join us as we gather informally to network, share stories and create 6-word memoirs that lead to authentic understanding and honest communication.  All are welcome.

Credits: No Credit Offered

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Teachers who work with students who are blind or visually impaired, Teachers who work with students with hearing loss, Teachers who work with students who are Deaf-Blind, Teachers/other professionals who work with students who have sustained traumatic brain injury, Speech Therapists, General Education Teachers, Supervisors/Administrators, Assistive Technology Specialists, Occupational Therapists and/or Physical Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialist, School Counselors and/or School Psychologists, Parents, Guardians, Family Members, Paraprofessionals

Speakers' Bios: Jacqui Di Domenico is a parent consultant with the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN). She has a background in early childhood education and brings the experience of parenting three children, including her middle child who has Down Syndrome. In addition to working on Family Engagement and Procedural Safeguards, she is actively involved in supporting the FAMILIES TO THE MAX Pennsylvania Statewide Family Network.

Lorie Brew works for the PEAL Center as the Grant Coordinator for the Eastern area of the state. Much of Lorie's knowledge about disability-related issues comes from individuals with disabilities themselves, families who support someone with a disability as well as her own personal experience of raising a child with autism. Lorie has played an integral role in developing and supporting the Statewide Family Network.