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

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

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

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

February 14, 2018

Topic

Instruction, Family/Community Engagement

Age

All Ages

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

March 01, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

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

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

February 14, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

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

TRI-STATE WEBINAR: Expanding the World Through Social Development

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

Updated on

March 01, 2018

Topic

Autism

Age

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

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: 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

January 01, 2018

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

June 08, 2018

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

March 05, 2018

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

June 08, 2018

Topic

Autism, Social, Emotional & Character Development

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

March 01, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

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

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

March 01, 2018

Topic

Assessment, Autism

Age

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

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

November 01, 2017

Topic

Autism, Mental Health

Age

All Ages

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

April 06, 2018

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

April 06, 2018

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: The Elements of Structured Teaching: Part 5 of 5: Visual Structure of Tasks

This presentation will focus on the use of visual structure of tasks in order to capitalize on the visual strengths of the learners. The three components of visual structure will be presented: visual instructions, visual organization, and visual clarity. In Part 5: Visual Structure of Tasks, pa...

Updated on

November 01, 2017

Topic

Autism, Instruction

Age

All Ages

Tri-State Webinar: Catatonia and ASD: Hidden in Plain Sight: Part 1 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. In Part 1 part...

Updated on

November 01, 2017

Topic

Autism, Behavior

Age

All Ages