Ready, Set Go - A "Hands-On" Training for Setting Up the Learning Environment for Young Children with ASD

When Apr 25, 2017 08:30 AM to
Apr 26, 2017 03:30 PM
Where College Park Baptist Church 1601 Walker Avenue Greensboro, NC 27403
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This two-day training will provide a theoretical foundation as well as hands-on opportunities including: physically setting up an individualized learning environment, skill assessment, and developing and making activities. Effective teaching strategies for young children with ASD in a home, clinic, or preschool setting will be presented. 

The format includes presentations, small group activities as well as a make and take session of three activities.

Objectives:
Upon completion of this training, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the learning needs of young children with autism
  • Develop individualized Structured TEACCHing Strategies to address the individual's learning needs 
  • Implement strategies to encourage successful collaboration between professionals and parents of young child with ASD
  • Use elements of physical structure to address individualized needs in the learning environment (clinic, home, classroom) 
  • Use assessment information to develop appropriate visual supports that encourage the child’s best understanding, attention and participation
  • Use assessment information to develop meaningful, individualized teaching goals and activities
  • Develop and make visually structured teaching activities 

    Target Audience:

    This two-day training is designed for Infant/Toddler Service Providers, Preschool Service Providers, Preschool Teachers, Speech and Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, as well as others interested in educating Toddlers and Preschool aged children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ages 2-5). 

    Presenters:

    Allison Butwinski, Autism Specialist, Greensboro TEACCH Center
    Betsy McCormick, Autism Specialist, Wilmington TEACCH Center
    Kaia Mates, Autism Specialist, Wilmington TEACCH Center

    CEUs:

    1.2 CEUs are available upon completion of the entire course.

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