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GAPS (Gifted And Phsyically disabled Scouts) Workshop & Networking Event

GAPS (Gifted And Phsyically disabled Scouts) Workshop & Networking Event
Registration Begins
1/3/2016 12:00 PM
Last Day To Register
9/24/2016 12:00 PM
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Instructor, Rick Shema, will relate valuable information from July 2015 Philmont Training Center Disabilities Awareness Conference. 


1. Opening Remarks: Jeffery Sulzbach, Scout Executive (TBD) 

2. Adult Coping Skills for Poor Behavior 

3. Highlights from Philmont Training Center Conference on Disabilities Awareness

4. How to Get Reluctant Parents More Involved

5. Navigating IEP process. Tips for Parents from Parents

6. Accommodations vs Modifications for advancement requirements

7. Peer Buddy vs Buddy System

8. Networking Opportunity: Learn from one another


When: Saturday, September 24, 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Where: Aloha Council, President’s Hall

Continental Breakfast and Refreshments 


Audience: All Unit Leaders & Committee members, Parents, District Disability Awareness Representatives, Commissioners, and anyone with special interest in helping Scouts with disabilities.

Register: On Aloha Council Calendar for September 24, 2016.




Guest Speaker: The founder of Learning Disabilities and ADHD Center of Hawaii, Dr. Karen Tyson, will be speaking. She will be talking about autism, ADHD, and learning disabilities. 
Attendance does not require the adult be in any specific position or even registered in BSA. So, parents and Scouts 14 years and older are welcome too! 
Attendees and come late and leave early, if their schedule does not allow full attendance.

Point of Contact: Rick Shema, GAPS Chair. rick@weatherguy.com; mobile: 808-291-9949

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Hours of Operation


8:30 AM-5:00 PM


10:00 AM- 3:00 PM