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Autism 101



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Autism Consultation Visit

Full day consultation includes classroom observation (up to 2 classrooms per day) and feedback on the components of structured teaching. Time is provided for a meeting at some mutually-agreed upon point in the day. A written report is provided within one week of the visit.

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Executive Functioning Training For Individuals with ASD

This training will review specifics regarding the BRIEF-A Assessment tool - (this tool is specifically designed for individuals 18+). Participants will work together to brainstorm suggestions for developing and utilizing external supports to assist individuals to be more successful in work related environments.

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Food Glorious Food: Addressing the Challenges of Food and Eating For Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Workshop provides participants with the tools needed to identify, understand, and accommodate the often unusual or limited involvement children with ASD have with food and eating. Suggestions for change are based upon the principles of structured teaching. This training is intended for parents, care givers, teachers and paraprofessionals / teaching assistants.

$75.00

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From Problems to Passions: Utilizing Strengths and Interests to Motivate Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

This workshop provides participants with techniques for utilizing interests that are often viewed as problematic or distracting in productive and meaningful ways. Attention will be paid to educational, home, and work settings.

$125.00

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Inclusion Training: Including Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder in General Education Classrooms

Participants will learn what an Autism Spectrum Disorder is, its diagnostic criteria and an overview of the culture of autism. This workshop will include sections on how to accommodate the often overwhelming sensory needs of students on the spectrum and how to integrate passions and special interests into the daily curriculum. Participants will also learn how to engineer the day to ensure success during socialization, transitions, art, music, gym, classwork, lunch, assemblies and field trips.

$141.00

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NYSED Approved Coursework for Autism: Certification

This three-hour training program has been developed in accordance with the NYS Education Department’s Autism Syllabus. This course is required for all persons applying for a teaching certificate or license on or after 2/2/07 as a special education teacher or as a school administrator who works in special education. However, this course is open to all who are interested in a general overview of autism within the educational process.

$65.00

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Structuring the Education of Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder (Formerly TEACCH)

Participants will receive an introduction to the characteristics and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders, an overview of the culture of autism and how it impacts the classroom, and a comprehensive explanation of structured teaching methodology including physical environment, individual schedules, one to one instruction, work systems and visual structure.  Utilizing these strategies will increase student learning, communication and socialization, and decrease challenging behaviors. ASHA CEU’s. offered

$300.00

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Toilet Training for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder & Other Developmental Disabilities

Workshop will provide participants with a thorough understanding of the challenges associated with toilet training a child with ASD and other developmental disabilities, as well as, practical strategies and tips to accommodate these challenges.

$75.00

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Visual Structure What is it, Why is it so Important, and How to Achieve it?

This training will highlight the critical importance and purpose of using visual structure with individuals that have developmental disabilities. Time will be spent on each of the three components of visual structure: visual instruction, visual organization, and visual clarity. At the conclusion of this training, participants will have the skills necessary to effectively utilize visual structure materials with their students. Training will include a slide show presentation and hands on activities. ASHA CEUs.

$125.00

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