The Mission of the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders (MSLBD) is to foster leadership to improve educational programs and outcomes for students with behavioral needs, and to support the professionals and families with whom they are connected.
MSLBD annually recognizes individuals and organizations for leadership at a national level, in the classroom, and for advocacy efforts. Stipends are awarded for innovative program development as well as those pursuing advanced degrees with an emphasis in EB/D. Nominations Due November 1.
RETHINKING Behavior is a digital magazine for those working with students with behavior challenges. It hopes to provide veteran advice, insight regarding our work, stories of students, as well as fiction, poetry, and humor related to the work we do.
Supporting Students’ Behavioral Needs During Virtual Instruction. Presented by Valentina Contesse, M.Ed.
This event was hosted on Monday, February 15. This session highlighted helpful tips and resources for supporting students' behavioral needs during virtual instruction.
Congratulations to the 2021 Outstanding Educator of Students with Autism Award Recipient, Teri Berkgren!
Nominations are being accepted for the 2022 Outstanding Educator of Students with Autism Award, the deadline is July 1. The recipient will be recognized at the October 2022, Richard L. Simpson Conference on Autism.
News & Events
A magazine for professionals serving children and youth with behavioral needs. In this issue . . . Say No to Chemical Restraints; Celebrating 40 Years of MSLBD; Realized Student Experiences at School; Disability and COVID-19; Rural Mental Health; Reentry of Justice Involved Youth; Buddy Up Educators; Defining Emotional Disturbance; Boy in the Black Hoodie
Life has been hard lately on us all, but September is National Self-Care Awareness Month. It’s a month dedicated to checking in with yourself, being kind to your inner monologue and truly making sure you get what you need to fill up your cup.