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Executive Functioning in Schools and at Home by Kristen Jacobsen, CCC-SLP

Behavior Intervention and Innovative Teaching by Stacy Taylor, MA, B.C.B.A.

Inclusive College Program for Students with Intellectual Disabilities by Dr.Thomas Neuville

Preventing Elopement and Law Enforcement Support for ID/D by Officer Laurie Reyes

Apraxia and Literacy by Corie Reuschlein, CCC-SLP

Improving Inclusion for Students who take Alternate Assessments by Ricki Sabia, JD


You can support the Techniques for Success conference in special way, while honoring an educator or educational team who has made a difference in your student’s life. 

CEUs Available


Maryland public school educators who attend the conference and who complete an assignment afterward are also eligible to receive 1 MSDE credit.

Maryland Occupational Therapists who attend the conference will receive 6.5 hours.

SLP and audiologist 5.75 hours for speech (1 CEU = 1 contact hour)

The Techniques for Success (TFS) conference provides practical strategies for educating students with Down syndrome and those with other special needs. 

The TFS Conference is co-hosted by the Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County (DSNMC), the Family Resource, Information and Education Network for Down Syndrome (F.R.I.E.N.D.S.) of Frederick County and the Chesapeake Down Syndrome Parent Group (CDSPG).