2019 SoCal Family Workshop

Our 2019 SoCal Workshop Weekend for Families and Educators will be May 31st-June 1st in Long Beach.
Please sign-up below so we can know how many people to plan for.
Use the form below to join this free event:

Please note that we will have translation into Spanish available on Saturday.
Please let us know in the "Additional Comments" field below if you would like to use a headset to access this during the informational activities.

We are no longer able to add any new accommodation requests (deadline was May 2) as the date now does not allow enough time to arrange for other types of interpretation or accommodation. Thank you for your understanding.

Event registration — May 31 & June 1, 2019

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Southern California 2019 Family Workshop

Friday May 31 & Saturday June 1


This year's topic is:

Increase Positive Experiences of Movement for Children & Adults with Multiple Disabilities and Deafblindness, Including CHARGE Syndrome
by Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) Foster

Dr. Foster is an assistant professor at Cal Poly Pomona in adapted physical education (APE), where she is the APE program coordinator and Motor Development Clinic Director. She is currently the assistant director for Camp Abilities, a developmental sports camp for children with sensory loss, in Pennsylvania. Dr. Foster was named the 2012 Pennsylvania Adapted Physical Education teacher of the year. She has presented internationally and at national conferences on research and various application based topics on multiple disabilities, deafblindness, and CHARGE Syndrome and increased movement. She also completed intervener training at the Minnesota Deafblind Project. In addition, Dr. Foster has been involved with various adapted sport organizations and disability organizations promoting and advocating for physical activities, fitness, movement, aquatics, dance, and adapted sports for all individuals with disabilities.

Please Join us for our 2019 SoCal Workshop Weekend for Families and Educators
with Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) Foster on Fri May 31 — Sat June 1, 2019
At the Miller Children’s Hospital (in the Houssels Forum) - 2801 Atlantic Avenue in Long Beach

Watch for updates on Twitter @CADeafblind and our Facebook page

Friday: 4 PM - 8 PM will be a Family Social for families & professionals

Saturday: 9 AM - 4 PM will be informational activities for parents / guardians & professionals. (check-in starts 8:30AM)
(Please note that childcare will not be provided for this event.)


PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS FREE EVENT BY USING THE FORM ABOVE. We ask that anyone planning on attending please have at least one person from your group register so we may make plans knowing how many people will be here.

We are no longer able to add any new accommodation requests. Please note that we needed to have received any requests for translation or accommodations by Thursday May 2 to allow us time to make those arrangements.

Background of pink fading into orange with smaller pictures of CDBS logo, Miller Children's Hospital logo, Dr. Beth Foster in front of shrubbery and another with her in a pool with students, text as image showing the same text as above for Socal 2019 Family Workshop May 31 & June 1, 2019.