This webinar will provide an overview of the characteristics of individuals with higher functioning autism and how this impacts them in the home, school, and community settings. Information on effective social and emotional supports, academic modifications and other strategies for success will be shared. Participants will learn: 1. The characteristics of individuals with HFA, 2. How those characteristics affect learning and daily activities, 3. Ways to support effectively support individuals with HFA in various settings.
Speaker Biographies: Dawna Sigurdson is Coordinator of the Central Region Autism Spectrum Disorder Team. She is a school psychologist who has been employed with ESU 10 for 20 years. She has been a part the Nebraska ASD Network from its inception. Her education includes a BA in social work and MS in agency counseling as well as an EdS in school psychology. Annette Wragge is the State Coordinator for the Nebraska Autism Spectrum Disorders Network. In her role as State Coordinator, Annette works with regional coordinators and various agencies across the state to provide training and technical assistance in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Registration may be cancelled up to 14 days prior to the event for a full refund. Cancellations received within 14 days of the event will not be refunded. No-show registrations will also not be refunded.
DATE & TIME
August 26, 2015 from 3:00 to 3:45 pm
Central Standard Time, The webinar is offered again from 4:30-5:15pm
0.75 Professional Learning Contact Hours
TASN Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports (ATBS)
Terri Cooper Swanson
Dawna Sigurdson, Ed.S. & Annette Wragge, M.Ed., BCBA
Nebraska ASD Network