Self-Guided Training, Video / Webinar / Podcast
Administrators, Family / Community, Educators, Related Services / Support Staff
Early Childhood (Birth − K)
Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports
Description: This webinar will focus on the unique characteristics of young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This webinar will discuss some of the early red flags of an Autism Spectrum Disorder in very young children, and how the areas of communication, social and behavior are impacted. Information on how to proceed if ASD is suspected will be provided.
After viewing this Webinar the learner will be able to describe:
Teri McGill, M.S. Ed., was a teacher in the Early Childhood Special Education program for Lincoln Public Schools for 18 years working with children with a variety of disabilities, including autism. She is currently in her 10th year of being Regional Coordinator for the Nebraska ASD Network. As a Coordinator Teri provides training in a variety of topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorders for students Birth to 21. Teri also provides consultation for student with autism and related disorders for 35 school districts in Omaha and in the Metro Region.
Cara Woundy, M.S., OTR/L, M.E.d., is an autism specialist with the Colorado Department of Education. She is an occupational therapist and school psychologist who has worked in Massachusetts and Colorado supporting students with autism spectrum disorder. In some of her most recent work, she provided in-home services for young children and their families.