This webinar covers: Best Practices in Assessment for Early learners: This session focuses on some
of the key aspects of developmental research that we should be familiar with when
conducting assessments in Early Intervention settings. This session will also include
resources relating to assessment and intervention for early learners ages 3-5.

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The Assessment Process: In this session, we will discuss a general framework
for conducting assessments regardless of the materials being used. This session
introduces the concept of “core assessments” and how to apply this with different
learner profiles. The content of this session is applicable to any setting or assessment

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Presented by Kaye Otten, PhD, BCBA

This webinar series will provide an overview of the following Core Components:  

• Function Based Thinking Concepts and Guiding Principles

• Prioritizing Safety

• Procedures and Routines

• Scheduling for Active Engagement

• Prevention Strategies

• Instructional Strategies

• Reinforcement Strategies

• Responding to Challenging Behavior

• Avoiding Power Struggles

• Progress Monitoring

• Least Restrictive Environment Plan

• Developing an Effective Team

Presented by: Susan Hepburn, PhD, Colorado State University

This presentation will cover the following: There is substantial research to draw from regarding early signs of ASD, particularly in boys. Some of the behavioral markers of ASD that we are trained to look for in young children may not be apparent in young girls who later receive a diagnosis of ASD.  We need to consider a broader set of markers when evaluating a young girl for possible ASD.

Presented by: Kerry Mataya, MSEd

Critical mass, a term discussed in Excelling with Autism: Obtaining Critical Mass Using Deliberate
Practice, explains the formula needed to achieve spontaneous generalization. This webinar will
provide a variety of ways and strategies to achieve spontaneous generalization in the areas of
conversation, problem solving, and emotional understanding.

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 by: Meggin Funk, M.S.Ed., CCC-SLP, BCBA & Ashley Bauer, M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

This training will help participants to identify why students use challenging behavior.
Participants will understand the role they play in the behavior and learn ways to improve
student behavior through accurate and consistent use of evidence-based practices.