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2017-2018 Calendar


Upcoming Events

    • Thursday, October 19, 2017
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Online Webinar
    • 7

    AECMN EdChat October 19, 2017

    Brain Station: An Innovative Educational Program

    Dr. Carrie Sakaino will lead an interactive discussion on Brain Station a program that offers a “classroom atmosphere” at her hospital educational program in Hawaii. Brain Station provides a sense of normalcy/routine for student-patients as well as an environment that promotes a smooth transition from hospital-home-school. Activities/lessons are based around the pillars of Cognitive Rehabilitation (Concentration, Memory, Language & Executive Functions/Problem Solving) also integrating subject areas (Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies). This discussion will include sample activities, calendar as well as tips on initiating the concepts of this program into your educational services/supports.

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    See EdChat Archives for information and resources discussed.

    • Thursday, November 16, 2017
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Online Webinar
    • 23

    AECMN EdChat November 16, 2017

    Navigating Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Hospital Setting

    This EdChat will focus on how to best serve our patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the hospital setting. Sara Midura will provide an overview of ASD, guidance, and resources for best meeting educational goals while they are hospitalized. This EdChat will focus on how to best serve these patients both on medical floors, as well as the Behavioral Health setting.

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    See EdChat Archives for information and resources discussed.

    • Thursday, January 18, 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Online Webinar
    • 22

    AECMN EdChat January 18, 2017

    Eating Disorders 101 for Educators

    Eating disorders are complex, lethal conditions with emotional, physical, and cultural components. This interactive webinar will focus on the causes of eating disorders (ED), treatment of adolescents with ED, and school-related issues for these students. Mindy is the head of the school programs at Veritas Collaborative, a behavioral health hospital system with facilities in North Carolina, Virginia and Georgia. Veritas partners with the Duke Hospital School in Durham, NC.

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    See EdChat Archives for information and resources discussed.

    • Thursday, February 15, 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Online Webinar
    • 25

    AECMN EdChat February 15, 2018

    Supporting Transgender Students

    This EdChat will explore through a series of case studies how to successfully navigate the transition from hospital to school for a transgendered student. We will explore how to productively manage the critical conversations that go into support these students as they return. 

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    See EdChat Archives for information and resources discussed.

    • Thursday, March 15, 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Online Webinar
    • 25

    AECMN EdChat March 15, 2018

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    See EdChat Archives for information and resources discussed.

    • Thursday, April 19, 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Online Webinar
    • 25

    AECMN EdChat April 19, 2018

    Integrative Health 

    Integrative Services are those complementary mind-body-spirit treatments that are offered to our patients and families along with standard care. This is a blooming field of care and really, is the best of both worlds. Our services can help especially with anxiety of illness and hospitalization. It can make the patient as comfortable as possible, in helping to manage the side effects of treatment as well as symptoms of the illness itself.

    These holistic, more natural treatments are very gentle and welcomed by those who want something more natural to work with their medical care in hospital. Integrative modalities can assist a patient to cope with the responsibility of school by it making a patient “feel better” while doing their homework…for example. The student who is feeling more relaxed, less fatigued, and nauseated or with less or no pains and aches is more able to normalize himself with school. This works hand in hand with educational services, allowing the process of learning to go more smoothly in the hospital environment. 

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    See EdChat Archives for information and resources discussed.

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