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Tri-State Webinar: Be More with Core

Description Core vocabulary is a research and evidence-based approach to supporting language. This presentation is guaranteed to get you excited about using core vocabulary to support your students with complex communication needs. The webinar will begin with a brief overview of core vocabular...

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Specially Designed Instruction, Reading, Technology/Assistive Technology, Universal Design for Learning, Instruction

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: ASD and the Young Child

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 impact...

Updated on

March 13, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Tri-State Webinar: Introduction to the VB-MAPP

Description: This training will provide an overview of the Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment Program – the VB­‐MAPP. This training will include an overview of the four parts of the VB-­‐MAPP assessment and the Skills Tracking System. A basic review of scoring, administration and interpret...

Updated on

October 19, 2017

Topic

Autism, Specially Designed Instruction, Behavior, Assessment

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Picky Eaters: Facts and Interventions: Part 1

Description: A Picky eater is a broad term covering many food issues. Common feeding difficulties include mechanics of eating (holding utensils, etc.), swallowing, restricted food preference (types, texture, &presentation), eating too much, and eating too little. Ethical and legal issues rega...

Updated on

November 01, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Picky Eaters: Facts and Interventions: Part 2

Description: A Picky eater is a broad term covering many food issues. Common feeding difficulties include mechanics of eating (holding utensils, etc.), swallowing, restricted food preference (types, texture, &presentation), eating too much, and eating too little. Ethical and legal issues ...

Updated on

November 01, 2017

Topic

Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Low Tech Engagement for High Tech Classrooms

In this webinar, Low Tech Engagement for High Tech Classrooms: Strategies to Increase Engagement for Young Children with Autism, Katie Wells, M.S. Ed. will discuss barriers to engagement, how engagement and participation looks for children with Autism, review research based strategies, applicatio...

Updated on

November 02, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6)

Tri-State Webinar: Working with Students and Parents From Poverty

Description: Anna Huynh will discuss proactive approaches for serving children and families from poverty that build connections in and out of school. Such connections facilitate students graduating from high school and breaking the cycle of poverty. Learner Objectives: Participants will lea...

Updated on

December 04, 2017

Topic

Instruction, Family/Community Engagement

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Bullying and the Autism Spectrum

Description: In this webinar, participants will: Learn the definition of bullying Gain information on the social-ecological model of bullying Be introduced to a variety of resources for dealing with bullying Understand the current research findings on bullying and students with ASD. Learner Ob...

Updated on

December 04, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9)

Tri-State Webinar: Introduction to High Functioning Autism

This webinar is designed to teach participants to:  Understand the characteristics and differences specific to individuals on the higher functioning end of the autism spectrum.  Gain information on supports for individuals with ASD to increase success in a variety of settings.  Be intro...

Updated on

December 04, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9)

TRI-STATE WEBINAR: Expanding the World Through Social Development

This is one of the Tri-State Webinar offered in 2015-2016.

Updated on

December 06, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6)

Tri-State Webinar: Toolkit for the Educational Evaluation of ASD: Part 2 of 2

Autism Spectrum Disorders is increasing in our population. Schools need to create a systematic process to help staff and families identify students who may have ASD so they receive appropriate services. This webinar is designed to help identify key characteristics of ASD and help create a proces...

Updated on

June 01, 2017

Topic

Autism, Assessment

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9)

Tri-State Webinar: Toolkit for the Educational Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders – Part 1 of 2

Autism Spectrum Disorders is increasing in our population. Schools need to create a systematic process to help staff and families identify students who may have ASD so they receive appropriate services. This webinar is designed to help identify key characteristics of ASD and help create a proces...

Updated on

June 01, 2017

Topic

Autism, Assessment

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K), Elementary (K − 6), High School (9 − 12), Middle School (6 − 9)

Tri-State Webinar: The Principles of Structured Teaching: Part 1 of 5

This presentation will discuss the culture of autism and the TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication Handicapped Children) approach to instruction, which was developed by Eric Schopler in the late 1970s. An overview of the basic tenets for using visual supports to s...

Updated on

July 04, 2017

Topic

Autism, Instruction

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: The Elements of Structure: Part 4 of 5: Teaching Rules and Routines

This presentation will focus on the relationship between work systems and routines, the importance of teaching routines to help make the environment more meaningful, and support the development of strategies as a foundation for independence in all students. ...

Updated on

July 04, 2017

Topic

Autism, Instruction

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: The Powers of Structured Teaching in the General Education Classroom

Description: In this Webinar Chris Reeve, PhD, BCBA-D discussed how to apply the principles of structured teaching in the general education environment. Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to identify the 3 areas of structured teaching as they apply to supporting students with A...

Updated on

October 10, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Executive Functioning: Part 3 of 4: “Job Talk” Developing Independent Executive Function Skills

Learner ObjectivesName the 4 features of Situational Awareness and state theimportance of RoleDefine Mimetic Ideational Information ProcessingDefine Semantic Psychological EssentialismIdentify 3 different ways ‘job talk’ can be used to increase initiation,task planning and self regulationComplete...

Updated on

March 24, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: ASD & Numeracy: Part 2 of 2: Making Math Meaningful

This two-part series presented by Randy Ewart, M.A., will provide information on math instruction for students with autism. Ideas and strategies will be presented at all learning levels.Part 2: Randy will provide strategies for making math topics meaningful for students. Participants will dif...

Updated on

July 21, 2017

Topic

Mathematics, Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Sex Abuse Prevention through Sex Education Training: Part 1

Description: This two-part webinar, presented by   Michelle Grayson-Feldman, M.S. Ed., will discuss sex education and our daily interactions with our students with disabilities can help they live happier and safer lives. Sex abuse is incredibly prevalent in people who are identified with a wid...

Updated on

September 25, 2017

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Self-Care: Your Work Is As Good As You Are

Description: Professional development is focused on teaching adult staff strategies and techniques to improve student skills, behavior, and performance. The direction is always student-focused: teaching curriculum, strategies, topic information, to increase our knowledge of h...

Updated on

October 11, 2017

Topic

Mental Health

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Catatonia and ASD: Hidden in Plain Sight, Part 2 of 2

Catatonia is a disorder affecting speech, movement, and behavior that is estimated to impact 12 to 18 percent adolescents and young adults with ASD. Despite commonly occurring in ASD, this profound condition most often goes unrecognized.The learner objectives for part 2 include:List three red...

Updated on

November 01, 2017

Topic

Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages