Introduction to Autism
This workshop will cover an overview of the autism spectrum and associated characteristics and symptoms. It will discuss implications for school and introduce basic intervention strategies.
Introduction to Evidence-based Strategies
This workshop provides participants with overviews of how to evaluate interventions and brief discussions of: Discrete Trial Teaching, Applied Behavior Analysis, Pivotal Response Treatment, Cognitive Behavior Intervention, Social Stories, and Incidental Teaching.
Advanced Topics in Applied Behavior Analysis
This workshop is designed to allow participants to select a topic within the field of behavior analysis to cover within a half-day workshop. Some topics could include effective prompting strategies, reinforcement, and punishment.
Environmental & Visual Supports
Participants in this workshop will learn a variety of environmental arrangements and visual supports that could be implemented to assist in teaching some individuals with ASD. These include classroom arrangement, visual schedules, and other forms of visual aid.
Data Collection Systems
In this workshop, participants will learn about various data collection dimensions of behavior for which data can be collected, and ways to collect data, including frequency, rate, duration, and percentage of occurrence. Participants will also be given an introduction to graphing and visually inspecting data.
This workshop provides participants with an in depth look at reinforcement, including how to conduct reinforcement and preference assessments, how to use differential reinforcement, and how reinforcement can be used to increase appropriate behavior.
Play Skills Interventions
This workshop leads participants through the stages of play and demonstrates a variety of strategies that can be implemented to promote play skills in the school and home environment.
Teaching Pre-linguistic Skills
This workshop teaches participants about early communication skills such as joint attention, eye contact, and social gestures. Participants will learn how to identify and assess these skills, the importance of them, and how to teach them to young students with autism.
Teaching Adaptive Skills
This workshop will cover basic strategies in teaching a variety of adaptive skills, including dressing, toileting, eating, and completing chores or other self-help activities.
Including Students with ASD in the General Education Classroom
This workshop will cover issues surrounding inclusion and provide participants with effective strategies for including students with ASD in the general education setting
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