Strategies for Success in General Education for Individuals with ASD

When Oct 04, 2017 09:00 AM to
Oct 05, 2017 04:15 PM
Where Eastern AHEC - 2600 W. Arlington Blvd Greenville, NC
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Training Details: 

The training program is held daily from 9:00 AM to 4:15 PM. Please arrive 15 minutes early on the first day of training for event registration. 

Description:

This two-day workshop will focus on educating students ages 6-19 with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), who spend a majority of their day in the general education classroom following the standard course of study. Participants will learn about the characteristics of ASD and strategies to address education and social emotional issues that affect success in the general education classroom. A panel of parents and individuals with ASD will share their personal experiences. The format will be presentation and small group activities.

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

  • State educational needs of students with ASD that are served in a general education classroom
  • Develop individualized educational strategies using principals of Structured TEACCHing
  • Develop strategies to address emotional regulation and coping issues
  • Address challenging behaviors in the classroom using Structured TEACCHing and antecedent based strategies. 
     

Target Audience:

This course is designed for general education and special education teachers, assistant teachers, psychologists, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists, clinicians, and other professionals working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the general education classroom following the standard course of study. 

Presenters:

  • Jill Scercy, Director of Greenville TEACCH, MS, LMFT
  • Daniel Liles, Autism Specialist, MS, LCPA, NCC

CEUs:

1.2 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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