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TEACCH Webinars

Free Webinar Series on Dual Diagnosis and Other Complex Issues in Autism Identification and Treatment

We are pleased to announce that the webinars from our webinar series on Dual Diagnosis and Complex Issues in ASD are now available for free viewing. This webinar series was made possible with funds from the AHEC Innovations grant and aims to provide free, web based trainings for mental health professionals working with individuals with ASD and other comorbid issues. Thus far topics have included anxiety, depression, romantic relationships, and suicidality. The goal of each presentation is to review current literature and discuss evidence based strategies for identification and treatment in an adolescent and adult population of individuals with ASD.

Please note that these webinars have been previously recorded and as a result you will not be able to access the handouts from these presentations, ask any questions, or submit any poll questions for these webinars. These previously recorded sessions are also not available for CEU credit.

TEACCH Online Course

Online Course - Structured TEACCHIng: Individualized Schedules

Structured TEACCHing is a program developed by TEACCH, administered through the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, that meets the clinical, training, and research needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), their families, and professionals across the state of North Carolina. Individualized Schedules are one component of the program to effectively engage students in activities and help them transition throughout their day. This course will introduce you to process of creating individualized schedules and help you to incorporate the schedule into your daily routine for students with ASD.
TEACCH's evidence-based approach is built on an understanding of the cognitive abilities, learning characteristics and needs associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder. It is highly individualized and based on each person's learning characteristics, skills, strengths and interests as identified through formal and informal assessments. This assessment information is used to create visual strategies and systems to make the world more meaningful for the individual with ASD.

Learning Objectives:
- Identify the advantages of using individualized schedules.
- Identify the five step process for developing an effective and meaningful individual schedule.
- Identify the five components involved in creating an individual schedule.
- Create individualized schedules for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
- Recognize the role of monitoring and data collection for individualizing a schedule.
- Identify the 5 skills to evaluate the student's success in using the individual schedule.
Target Audience: ASD professional teachers, counselors and caregivers; other interested healthcare professionals

1 Hours

Credit Type(s): 
1.25 Contact Hours

Cost: $10.00

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