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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 vocabula...

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

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

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Peer-Mediated Interventions

Description:  Educational research has clearly identified the importance of peer relationships as a key factor in student engagement, reducing problem behavior, and school completion. The critical differences for students with developmental disabilities is that friendships often remain elusive...

Updated on

February 03, 2019

Topic

Social, Emotional & Character Development, Autism, LRE and Inclusion

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

August 15, 2019

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 ...

Updated on

February 03, 2019

Topic

Family/Community Engagement, Instruction

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Bullying and the Autism Spectrum

Description: During this webinar, Dr. Susan Swearer will discuss the current state of bullying in schools for students with disabilities, along with effective prevention and intervention programs. She will also discuss bullying as it relates to individuals on the autism spectrum. Learner O...

Updated on

February 03, 2019

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

January 22, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

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

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 r...

Updated on

August 15, 2019

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

August 15, 2019

Topic

Autism, Behavior

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 im...

Updated on

August 15, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

Early Childhood (Birth − K)

Tri-State Webinar: Sensible Sleep Strategies for Easing Bedtime Battles

Description: This training will focus on evidence-based interventions to address difficulties that lead to bedtime battles. The session will cover the behaviors that prevent everyone from getting a good night’s sleep. Strategies to improve bedtime routines, falling asleep and staying in bed wi...

Updated on

February 03, 2019

Topic

Behavior

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Females

Description: Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder are under-identified. In this Webinar, Megan Hoffey and Cara Woundy will explore how to identify the characteristics of females with ASD through the use of home videos. They will also highlight important factors to consider when planning interve...

Updated on

February 02, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Social Competencies: Implementation Across the Lifespan

Description:    The ability to interact successfully with peers and adults may be the most important aspect of development in relation to outcomes as an adult. During this webinar, Gail Ferguson and Lisa Holt will discuss ways educators, related service providers, and families, can support ...

Updated on

February 03, 2019

Topic

Social, Emotional & Character Development, Autism

Age

All Ages

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...

Updated on

February 16, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

None

Tri-State Webinar: Differential Identification of Emotional Disability and ASD

Description: This webinar will focus on the unique challenges when conducting evaluations for serious emotional disability (SED) and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Specific aspects of the evaluation process can help to inform whether SED or ASD is most appropriate for a student. Research from...

Updated on

April 10, 2019

Topic

Social, Emotional & Character Development, Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Using the Incredible 5-Point Scale

Description of Presentation: Social cognition involves social awareness, emotional awareness, relationship building, self-management, and emotional regulation. Social cognition is a developmental issue and can impact a person’s confidence and competence in almost all social situations. This p...

Updated on

April 13, 2019

Topic

None

Age

None

Tri-State Webinar: Autism and Girls: Closing the Gender Gap

Description There are more males than females with ASD; however, the imbalance may be exaggerated. The description of ASD, and consequently the tools used to identify ASD, are based on what ASD looks like in males. As a result, females with ASD are often not referred or are misidentified – the...

Updated on

September 11, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages

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

January 22, 2019

Topic

Assessment, Autism

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

January 22, 2019

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

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

Tri-State Webinar: Introduction to Executive Functioning: Part 1 of 4

Executive Function (EF) is an umbrella term comprising a wide range of cognitive processes often called higher order thinking that are responsible for managing and directing mental, emotional and behavioral functions. We will be reviewing executive functions, examining the brain/body connect...

Updated on

August 01, 2019

Topic

Mental Health, Autism

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

August 01, 2019

Topic

Autism

Age

All Ages