Tri-State Webinar: Transition: Using Community Based Instruction to Prepare Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder for Post School Environments


Over the next decade, 500,000 individuals with ASD will be graduating from high school, which highlights the need for transition focused curriculum and instruction to be utilized throughout school and community environments. This webinar will focus Community Based Instruction (CBI), which is educational instruction in naturally occurring community environments that provide students “real life experiences”.

Learner Objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify those skills that will lead to greater independence and a higher quality of life for students.
  • Generalize IEP goals and objectives to community settings.
  • Identify strategies to teach novel and known skills in a new (and usually less structured) settings.

Presenter Information:

Kate Loving is the Educational Director at The Joshua School, which is a school that serves students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Developmental Disabilities (DD). For the last seven years, she worked for the Colorado Department of Education as an ASD Specialist, where she provided coaching and consultation to districts across the state. Over the past four years, she has worked with districts around the state of Wyoming to implement evidence-based practices for students with ASD and DD. She is a BCBA, and in her private practice, she specializes in working with young adults with ASD and significant behavioral and communication needs.

Certificate of Completion:

To earn a Certificate of Completion/Attendance for an archived Tri-State Webinar:

  1. View the archived webinar on our Moodle site
  2. Submit responses to the Study Questions (on Moodle)
  3. A Certificate of Completion will automatically be populated. Download and/or print.

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The webinars are listed by category and alphabetical order. The category for this webinar is Transition.


Self-Guided Training, Video / Webinar / Podcast
Related Services / Support Staff, Administrators, Family / Community, Educators
Secondary Transition, Autism
All Ages
TASN Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports (ATBS)
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