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.

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). 


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


    1.2 CEUs are available upon completion of the entire course.

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