Raising The Bar: Education Approaches That Go Beyond Labels | November 7th & 8th, 2020

Instructor & Course Planner Disclosure Statements

Lynn Abelson, MA, CCC-SLP, OTR/L – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment as a Speech Language Therapist at The Phoenix Center
Non-Financial Disclosure – is a faculty member of Profectum Foundation.

Maria Astorga – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – no financial relationship to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Michelle Attardi, MA, CCC-SLP – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – no financial relationship to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Laura Baldwin, BA, MA Candidate – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment as a floortime specialist at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Shaya Benstein – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – no financial relationship to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Courtney Bitting, BCBA – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment as a Curriculum Specialist at Imagine Academy.
Non-Financial Disclosure – is a member of BCBA.

Lauren Blaszak – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Nicole Bracero, CPI – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Lisa Bruno, OTD, OTR – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Karen Campbell – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Linda Cervenka, MA, CCC-SLP – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – Airfare was covered by Profectum Foundation.
Non-Financial Disclosure – is a faculty member of Profectum Foundation.

Samantha Corzo, BA, MA Candidate – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Christine DeLoughry-Lama, MA, OTR/L – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment as a Therapist at The Phoenix Center.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Jackie DiJoseph, BS, MA Candidate – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Danielle Dieckmann, PT, DPT – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment as a Therapist at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Regina Frandano – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Jackie Giganti, MA – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Amy Goff, MA, OTR/L – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – airfare was covered by Profectum Foundation.
Non-Financial Disclosure – is an academy member of Profectum Foundation.

Michele Havens, EdD – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a consulting fee as a consultant at Imagine Academy and Millburn School District. She receives a salary from Hand Over Hand ABA Agency and Golden Care ABA Agency.
Non-Financial Disclosure – is a faculty member of Profectum Foundation. And is a member of ICDL.

Ariel Hegedus, MA, CCC-SLP – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment as a Speech Language Pathologist at Villa Esperanza Services. Airfare was covered by Profectum Foundation.
Non-Financial Disclosure – is an acadmey member of Profectum Foundation.

Dana Hutchins, MS, DT – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment as a Therapist at LEEP Forward/QLA. Airfare was covered by Profectum Foundation.
Non-Financial Disclosure – is an academy member of Profectum Foundation.

Liza Kali, MSHS, BS, OTR – Instructor & Course Planner
Financial Disclosure – receives an hourly salary for her employment as a Therapist at Celebrate the Children School. Receives an hourly rate as the AOTA CEU Coordinator at Profectum Foundation.
Non-Financial Disclosure – is an academy member of Profectum Foundation.

Mady Kaplan, LCSW – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – no financial relationship to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Joanne Keilty, MA – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – no financial relationship to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Amy Keveanos, BA – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – no financial relationship to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Cynthia King, MA, BCBA – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – no financial relationship to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Andy Kleiman, MSEd – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – no financial relationship to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosure – is a DIR/Floortime provider. And a training leader with ICDL.

Maria Korpos – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Annie Knipping – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – no financial relationship to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Nicole LaChac, BS – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – is a member of Celebrate the Children School.

Mary Alice Landis, MS – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Demond Lloyd, BA – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – no financial relationship to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Karen McDowell, BS – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – is a faculty member of Profectum Foundation.

Immy Moustafa, MS, OTR/L – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Dan Myers, BA – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for his employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Monica G. Osgood – Instructor & Course Planner
Financial Disclosure – receives a stipend as the Executive Director of Profectum Foundation. Receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure –  is a faculty member of Profectum Foundation.

Michaja Prendergast Johnson, MS, OTR/L – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment as the Clinical Director at LEEP Forward. Airfare was covered by Profectum Foundation.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Antoinette Price, BA – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Michelle Rehse, BA – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment  Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Kelly Reilly, MA – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment as a teacher at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Michele Ricamato, MA, CCC-SLP – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a stipend as the CL2 Course Coordinator at Profectum Foundation. Airfare was covered by Profectum Foundation.
Non-Financial Disclosure – is a faculty member of Profectum Foundation.

Randy Rossilli, Jr, MA – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for his employment as principal at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Mary Beth Scheerer, BA – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Keri Sharpe, MA, CCC-SLP – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment as a Therapist at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Lisa Silva, BS – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – no non-financial relationship to disclose.

Susan Smith-Foley, OTD, MPA, OTR/L – Instructor
Financial Disclosure –  receives a consulting fee for her work at the Lakewood Board of Education.
Non-Financial Disclosure –  is a faculty member of Profectum Foundation.

Christie Virtue, PhD – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a stipend as the Course Coordinator at Profectum Foundation
Non-Financial Disclosure – is a faculty member of Profectum Foundation.

Lisa Walker Romaine, MA – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – receives a salary for her employment as a Teacher at Celebrate the Children School.
Non-Financial Disclosure – is a faculty member of Profectum Foundation.

Yuta Weiss, MS, CCC-SLP – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – has ownership interest in Firefly Learning Center.
Non-Financial Disclosure – is a faculty member of Profectum Foundation.

Serena Wieder, PhD – Instructor
Financial Disclosure – Dr Wieder is author of Engaging Autism and Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health, co-authored with Stanley Greenspan. They also chaired the ICDL Diagnostic Manual for Infants and Young Children and Zero to Three Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy; The Child With Special Needs and receive royalties from these books. Dr Wieder has also co-authored a book with Dr Harry Wachs, Visual/Spatial Portals to Thinking, Feeling and Movement, and receives royalties.
Non-Financial Disclosure –  Clinical Director Profectum Foundation.

Conference Financial & In-Kind Support

  • Harry DeMeo – Provided a financial contribution in support of this Conference with a Sponsorship.
  • Peter & Cynthia Kellogg Foundation/Hudson Farms – Provided a financial contribution in support of this Conference with a Sponsorship.
  • Giving Hope Network – Provided a financial contribution in support of this Conference with a Sponsorship.
  • [ words ] Bookstore/Jewish Community Foundation – Provided a financial contribution in support of this Conference with a  Sponsorship.
  • The Goddard Schools of Flanders, Sparta, Denville, Randolph – Provided a financial contribution in support of this Conference with a  Sponsorship.
  • NJACE – Provided a financial contribution in support of this Conference with a Sponsorship.
  • From Good Homes -Provided a financial contribution in support of this Conference with a Sponsorship.
  • Pam Ann Marketing -Provided a financial contribution in support of this Conference with a Sponsorship.
  • Zoey Shalita-Keinan – Provided a financial contribution in support of this Conference with a Sponsorship.
  • Julie Tozzo – Provided a financial contribution in support of this Conference with a Sponsorship.