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Managing Challenging Behaviors Using Structured TEACCHing
March 18 @ 8:30 am - March 19 @ 4:30 pm
This two-day workshop will provide participants with a behavior problem solving process and practical strategies to address challenging behaviors in preschool through high school-aged individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The primary focus of the training will be on understanding the underlying causes of these challenging behaviors and implementing Structured TEACCHing and other antecedent based interventions to prevent the behaviors. The relationship between anxiety and challenging behaviors in ASD will also be discussed. The format of this workshop will include presentations, case examples, small group discussions and group activities.
Upon completion of this training, the participant will be able to:
- Understand how the learning style of individuals with ASD affects behavior
- Utilize a problem solving approach to understand and address challenging behaviors in individuals with ASD
- Develop and implement Structured TEACCHing and other antecedent based strategies to address and prevent challenging behaviors
- Understand the relationship between anxiety and challenging behaviors.
Special education teachers, general educational teachers, assistant teachers, speech/language and occupational therapists, and other professionals working with students with ASD.