Fundamentals of Structured TEACCHing and Behavior Management for Students with ASD Workshop in Chapel Hill

When Oct 16, 2017 08:30 AM to
Oct 18, 2017 04:00 PM
Where Hyatt Place Chapel Hill / Southern Village Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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This three day workshop will include lecture, interactive discussion, and small group activities developed to give participants practice with Structured TEACCHing methods; discussion and application of approaches to behavior management; a panel of parents discussing their experiences; demonstration of widely-available technology, and a panel of adults discussing their perspectives on life with autism spectrum disorder.

Objectives:

Participants will learn:  

  • How autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects the learning style and behavior of students 
  • How to develop educational strategies and visual supports for students with ASD with or without intellectual disabilities
  • How to use Structured TEACCHing in educational settings from preschool through high school
  • How to avoid, analyze, and solve behavior problems in students with ASD
  • Uses of modern technology for supporting learning and behavior
  • Perspectives from adults with ASD and from parents of children with ASD

Target Audience:

Special education teachers, regular education teachers, assistant teachers, speech/language and occupational therapists, and other professionals working with students with autism spectrum disorder

Presenters:

  • Tamara Dawkins Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, Associate Director, Chapel Hill TEACCH Center
  • Elizabeth Byars, M.Ed., Autism Specialist, Chapel Hill TEACCH Center
  • Ron Faulkner M.Ed., Autism Specialist, Chapel Hill TEACCH Center

CEUs:

1.85 CEUs are available upon completion of the entire course.

Participants receiving credit for a course are responsible for checking with their state licensing board or accrediting organization to determine if the event meets their continuing education requirements.

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