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Tri-State Webinar: Circle of Friends: Part 1 of 2

Description: Circle of Friends (CoF) is a form of Peer-Mediated Intervention (PMI). PMI is defined as a treatment approach in which typically developing peers are trained to implement behavioral interventions and facilitate social skills development in special needs populations. It has been id...

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February 16, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

None

Tri-State Webinar: Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder

Description: This webinar will provide an overview of autism spectrum disorder. Learner Objectives: Understand the triad of characteristics present in Autism Spectrum Disorder Understand how these characteristics may affect students in the school setting Understand basic strategie...

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February 16, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

None

Tri-State Webinar: Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder (focus on average to above average cognition and verbal ability)

Description:  This presentation will provide an overview of the characteristics, learning styles and effective supports for individuals with autism who have average to above average cognition and verbal skills. Specific supports and strategies will be reviewed to effectively support students w...

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February 16, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Connecting Verbal Behavior Programs to Natural Environment Teaching: Part 2 of 2

Description: This webinar will focus on teaching and generalizing verbal behavior skills in the natural environment. Easy to use strategies to help students connect their verbal behavior skills to activities in the natural environment will be shared. Generalization of skills in the natural env...

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February 16, 2019

Topic

None

Age

None

Tri-State Webinar: Connecting Verbal Behavior Programs with Functional Living Skills using the AFLS: Part 1 of 2

Description: This webinar will introduce participants to The AFLS Assessment and Curriculum Guides as an extension to a verbal behavior program. Participants will gain the knowledge and tools to track a learner’s functional living skills and plan an individual intervention program to increase ...

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February 16, 2019

Topic

None

Age

None

Tri-State Webinar: Toilet Training for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Description: Toileting successfully is a skill that has a significant and long-term impact on an individual’s quality of life outcome. By actively teaching toileting skills, we can have an immediate impact on levels of independence at home and school; increase opportunities for social & gr...

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February 16, 2019

Topic

None

Age

None

Tri-State Webinar: Developing Meaningful Goals for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Description:  The stated goal of Special Education is to prepare students with disabilities for further education, employment, and independent living. Outcomes for students with ASD show us that we are not reaching this goal. The focus of this webinar is how to write goals that will lead to im...

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February 16, 2019

Topic

Secondary Transition, IEP, Social, Emotional & Character Development, Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Educational Identification of ASD: The Law and Eligibility in the Schools

Description:  There is a critical need for trained and experienced trans-disciplinary autism evaluation teams in the schools.  Legal standards for educational identification and the two tiers of eligibility along with examples from case law will be presented. The impact of factors such as gend...

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February 16, 2019

Topic

Evaluation & Eligibility for IDEA, Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Errorless Teaching: A 4-Step Process to Increase Skill Acquisition and Decrease Problem Behaviors

Description:  Errorless teaching is an effective teaching technique within the framework of applied behavior analysis (ABA), a scientifically valid methodology for education and behavior management (Simpson, 2016). ABA, when implemented with fidelity, is an evidence-based research practice for...

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February 16, 2019

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Transition Planning for Individuals with ASD: Targeting Skills for Adult Independence: Part 1 of 4

Description: Transition Planning for Individuals with ASD is a four-part webinar series. In part 1: Targeting Skill for Adult Independence, Dr. Peter Gerhardt discusses the 5 necessary beliefs/rules about transition, these include: Rule #1: Everyone is capable of living and working in the c...

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February 16, 2019

Topic

Secondary Transition, Autism

Age

All Ages

The ABCs of CBM: A Practical Guide to Curriculum-Based Measurement Book Study

This book answers the what, how, and why of CBM and provides a practical guide for conducting curriculum-based measurement in grades K-8. Information is provided to enable teams to assess student learning in reading, spelling, writing, and math, and to graph the resulting data. The focus is on ...

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February 15, 2019

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS), Reading, Assessment

Age

Elementary (K − 6), Middle School (6 − 9)

2016 Kansas MTSS Math Conference

2016 Kansas MTSS Math Conference   Tags: State Conference, SC    

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February 15, 2019

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Purposeful Planning w/Regards to Math Practices - Brad Witzel (Pt.6)

Listen in as Dr. Brad Witzel continues his discussion regarding the importance of place value. In this session he expands on the potential gains of conceptualizing place value and the distributive property through array or area models of multiplication. When utilized in vertical planning as a com...

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February 15, 2019

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Purposeful Planning w/Regards to Math Practices - Brad Witzel (Pt.3)

In this clip, Dr. Brad Witzel will discuss his OPTIMIZE tool for vertical planning math instruction.

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February 15, 2019

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Enhancing the Network of Connections- John Woodward-Part 2

Semantic Memory vs. Working Memory and how we learn (Pt.2) KEY WORDS:: MTSS symposium video recording presentation

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February 15, 2019

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Enhancing the Network of Connections- John Woodward- Part 1

Learning as we know it: How we process new information, retain it and why this can be difficult with mathematics. (Pt.1)KEY WORDS:: MTSS symposium video recording presentation

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February 15, 2019

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Purposeful Planning w/Regards to Math Practices - Brad Witzel (Pt.4)

If 5th grade students perform well on outcome measures, is this due only to the 5th grade instruction? Listen in as Dr. Brad Witzel shares a personal story about how understanding of place value in 2-digit numbers can sound, and expands on the value of teaching for the evolutionary progression of...

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February 15, 2019

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Enhancing the Network of Connections- John Woodward- Part 5

Planning Frameworks: Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction that takes students to a higher level (Pt.5)KEY WORDS:: MTSS symposium video recording presentation

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February 15, 2019

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Enhancing the Network of Connections- John Woodward- Part 8

Grading with a rubric and using student samples for learning (Pt.8) KEY WORDS:: MTSS symposium video recording presentation

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February 15, 2019

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages

Enhancing the Network of Connections- John Woodward- Part 6

Big Ideas: Performance assessments and informal assessments and the link to mathematical practices (Pt.6)KEY WORDS:: MTSS symposium video recording presentation 

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February 15, 2019

Topic

Mathematics, Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

Age

All Ages