Presented by Jacquelyn Fede, PhD.

Autistic Self‐Advocate, and developmental psychologist, Dr. Jacquelyn Fede will provide a
brief overview of what masking is, what it can look like, why it is done and its implications
for the mental health of autistic people. Tips for minimizing masking will be provided.

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Presented: Beth Clavenna-Deane, Ph.D.

Despite decades of transition efforts fostering career opportunities for students with
disabilities, there continues to be barriers to obtaining integrated employment as adults.
This webinar will provide tools for professionals working with students with disabilities to
improve access for them to integrated employment in high school to bolster attainment of
competitive employment after high school.

Presented by: Mary Schlieder Ed.D.

This webinar will provide an overview of the PEERS Social Skills program for Adolescents.  

It will include information to help participants understand the following: How to recognize the importance of improving friendships; Consider limitations of existing social skills interventions; Explore research findings related to social skills instruction; and Learn how to implement the PEERS social skill curriculum for adolescents.

Presented by: Linda Aldridge, Ph.D.

This webinar will cover the following information related to understanding trauma informed practices. 

  • Develop plans of support based upon understanding of setting conditions that explain behavior; 
  • Develop plans of support based upon understanding of factors specific to a particular child/youth, factors that explain behavior; and 
  • Utilize new understandings to update functional behavioral assessment practices.

Presented by Brenda Smith Myles Ph.D.

This webinar includes tips for families and individuals during Covid-19.  Gain great ideas and strategies on how to incorporate the following in the daily routine: structure, schedules, activities, mindfulness and patience, sleep routines and more. 

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Presented by: Susan Hepburn, PhD 

The goal of this webinar is to present a case study that illustrates some of the challenges and outcomes of differential identification. 

The Learner will analyze a case study AND 

Susan Hepburn, PhD

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 educational and clinical sources can provide helpful clues about which behaviors are more likely to correspond with each category. 

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