DPI Foundations of AutismNorth Carolina Department of Public Instruction in collaboration with TEACCH are offering several professional development opportunities for NC public and charter school teachers and instructional assistants working with students with ASD. CEU’s are available.


Foundations of Autism: Learning Styles and Visual Supports

This three-day workshop is intended for professionals working with students with ASD.  This workshop will provide participants with an overview of the learning styles of individuals with ASD to support the planning and provision of specially designed instruction (SDI).  Attention will be given to the following EBPs: task analysis, reinforcement, antecedent based interventions, and visual supports. After the first two days, participants will return to their classrooms and implement strategies based on an assessment of their students’ learning styles, strengths and needs.  There is a project component to be completed between day two and day three. Participants must attend all three days of training and complete the project component in order to receive the 2.4 CEUs. No partial credit will be awarded. Please follow this link to access registration: http://bit.ly/LSVS19_20

Foundations of Autism for Early Learners

This three-day workshop is intended for professionals working with preschoolers and young students with ASD.  Participants will be provided with an overview of the learning styles/characteristics of individuals with ASD to support the planning and provision of SDI. Attention will be given to embedding EBPs into a center based instructional program to increase play, language and communication, and self-help skills.  After the first two days, participants will return to their classrooms and complete a project by implementing strategies based on an assessment of their students’ learning styles, strengths, and needs. The project is required in order to earn CEUs. Participants must attend all three days of training and complete the project component in order to receive the 2.0 CEUs. No partial credit will be awarded. Please follow this link to access registration: http://bit.ly/Earlylearners

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