Monday, July 25, 2011

Addressing the Behavior, Social, Sensory, and Self-Regulation Needs ofLearners With Autism Spectrum Disorders: Creating Successful Experiences

Grand Forks, North Dakota DAY ONE - August 8, 2011Planning for School and Life SuccessBrenda Smith Myles, Ph.D.Sessions on Day 1 will provide an overview of the latest research in ASD and how this information translates into evidence-based practices. Examples of social, communication,self-regulation, sensory, and academic interventions will be offered as well as how to create a comprehensive, yet manageable program for students with ASD in general and specialeducation classrooms.LEARNING OBJECTIVESAt the end of Day 1, participants will be able to:• Match evidence-based practices to the needs of students with ASD• Identify evidence-based social and communication supports for individuals with ASD• Identify evidence-based self-regulation and sensory supports for individuals with ASDDAY TWO - August 9, 2011Addressing the Behavior and Regulation Needs of Individuals With Autism Spectrum DisordersJudy Endow, MSWSessions on Day 2 will present interventions on how to outsmart the explosive behavior experienced by individuals with ASD. Specifically, attendees will learn what signs to look for and how to create and implement a plan to outsmart explosive behavior. In addition,attendees will learn to stabilize the learner with classic autism and teach the student toself-regulate.LEARNING OBJECTIVESAt the end of Day 2, participants will be able to:• Name academic modifications for students with ASD across settings• Develop a plan to assist students with ASD in outsmarting their explosive behavior• Identify and implement stabilization strategies to help individuals with ASD be ready to learn

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