[Conference] Registration for SENIA 2017 now open!

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Registration for SENIA 2017 Japan is now open! Please visit the SENIA 2017 webpage for more details.

[Conference] SENIA 2017 Keynote Speakers Confirmed!

We are glad to inform everyone that the expert keynote speakers for SENIA 2017 Conference in Yokohama International School Japan has been confirmed! Confirmed speakers include Dr. Brian Willoughby, Dr. Steve Chinn, and Dr. Madeleine Portwood. 

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Dr. Brian Willoughby

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Dr. Steve Chinn

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Dr. Madeleine Portwood

For more information about our expect speakers, download the SENIA 2017 Speaker’s Profile.

[Conference] SENIA 2017 Japan Now Open for Registration!

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SENIA Student Award 2017 nominations now open!

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ig_nom_studentThe Special Education Network in Asia (SENIA), a network of educators, professionals and parents across Asia dedicated to supporting individuals with special learning needs is looking for the next SENIA Student Award winner.

With more than 10 years of advocacy for special education, SENIA is awarding the SENIA Student Award 2017. Last year’s SENIA Student Award went to Tobin Zolkowski. Honorary award winners may be viewed here.

The SENIA Student Award honors a student with a disability who excels. It celebrates the achievements of a child or youth with disabilities; encourages awareness of the abilities and aspirations of children/youth with disabilities; and advocates in behalf of exceptional children in Asia. Nominations may be made by anyone. The winner of the SENIA Student Award will receive a trophy, two nights’ accommodations and flights to attend the SENIA 2014 Singapore Conference.

For information about the SENIA Student Award, please visit the SENIA Student Award website. The deadline for nominations is on November 30, 2016.

SENIA Advocacy Award 2017 nominations now open!

call-for-nominationsThe Special Education Network in Asia (SENIA), a network of educators, professionals and parents across Asia dedicated to supporting individuals with special learning needs is looking for the SENIA Advocacy Award winner 2017.

With more than 10 years of advocacy for special education, SENIA is awarding the SENIA Advocacy Award. This award aims to honor adult(s), groups or institutions who advocate for people with special needs in their community within the Asian region.

The winner of the SENIA Advocacy Award will receive a trophy, two nights’ accommodations and flights to attend the SENIA Japan Conference 2017.

Nominations may be made by teachers, principals, service providers, friends, parents. SENIA is also open to self-nominations. For more information, please visit the SENIA Advocacy Award website. The deadline for nominations is on November 30, 2016.

 

SENIA Student Award 2017 nominations now open!

ig_nom_studentThe Special Education Network in Asia (SENIA), a network of educators, professionals and parents across Asia dedicated to supporting individuals with special learning needs is looking for the next SENIA Student Award winner.

With more than 10 years of advocacy for special education, SENIA is awarding the SENIA Student Award 2017. Last year’s SENIA Student Award went to Tobin Zolkowski. Honorary award winners may be viewed here.

The SENIA Student Award honors a student with a disability who excels. It celebrates the achievements of a child or youth with disabilities; encourages awareness of the abilities and aspirations of children/youth with disabilities; and advocates in behalf of exceptional children in Asia. Nominations may be made by anyone. The winner of the SENIA Student Award will receive a trophy, two nights’ accommodations and flights to attend the SENIA 2017 Japan Conference.

For information about the SENIA Student Award, please visit the SENIA Student Award website. The deadline for nominations is on November 30, 2016.

[Conference] International AEN Conference Registration Now Open!

The International AEN Conference hosted by Dulwich College Beijing on November 3-4, 2016 is now open for registration.

Meet other AEN professionals working in the field of Higher Ability (HA), English as Additional Language (EAL), Learning Support (LS) and other inclusive strategies within mainstream education.

The Keynote Speaker for the conference is Barry Carpenter, PhD, CBE, OBE.

The conference will cover topics such as: How an AEN structure can be incorporated in schools, positive behavior techniques in classrooms, interpreting test scores, and development of core skills in children and perceptions of learning support.

For more information, download the AEN Conference Information Packet .

[Call for Presenters] Acamis Conference to be held in China seeks presenters

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Nanjing International School will be hosting the Acamis Conference on March 10-17, 2017. The organizers are seeking presenter proposals with the theme “Linked or Chained”. 
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International AEN Conference Call for Presenters

The International AEN Conference is seeking presenter proposals for their upcoming conference. For interested parties, send your ideas to Christopher Harmon (Head of AEN, Dulwich College Beijing) by June 7, 2016 (Tuesday)

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SENIM moves forward with exciting activities

SENIM Board, SENIA Honorary Advocacy Awardees 2016Special Education Network in Malaysia (SENIM) continues to forward SENIA’s mission towards advocacy for special needs through their exciting activities.

SENIM held a Parent Meeting last March 12 attended by about 25 parents. During the meeting, there were expert panel speakers, small group article discussion and “make and take”.

The group also hosted a networking event on May 5. Attended by 31 participants, the event focused on networking learning from each other with 7 Speed-Geeking topics by local professionals. A presentation on Mindfulness was given by Chris Wright, a counselor from ISKL.

The SENIM Board is also moving forward with the addition of Chris Wright and Lizzie Hudson on the board. One of SENIM’s founding board members Janelle Wettour Meyer is moving outside Asia.

SENIM is also preparing for their annual conference in November 2016.

Congratulations SENIM for your inspiring efforts!