Registration open for TIES Conference

Experts in the fields of brain development and physical therapy will be among those featured at this year’s Therapy in Educational Settings Conference, organized by Regional Services for Students with Orthopedic Impairments.

The 2019 conference is scheduled for April 4-5 at Valley River Inn in Eugene. Registration is available at

Keynote speakers include author Dr. Linda Bone, a six-time National Title 1 presenter, who will discuss “Rich Brain: Poor Brain: Change the Therapy Game.” Ginny Paleg, DSCPT, MS, PT, a trained physical therapist with 19 years of academic and clinical experience in the area of pediatric neurological rehabilitation, will also give a keynote presentation.

In addition to other Oregon experts and innovators, Douglas Education Service District Behavioral Health Director Alison Hinson is scheduled to give a presentation on “Behavior Bias and Childhood Mental Health Influences.” This training will guide participants to explore their own bias about behavior as one area of many influences on children’s behavior. Douglas ESD Instructional Technology Specialist Ryan Zeedyk will also present “Tools for Transitioning to Trauma Informed Teams.”

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