Meggin Funk, M.S.Ed., CCC-SLP, BCBA and Ashley Meyer, M.Ed., BCBA Participants will gain an understanding of 11 procedural proactive strategies. This webinar will help participants identify the degree to which each strategy is currently being utilized in your setting / with your student(s) and evelop a plan for how to increase appropriate behavior and decrease problematic behavior through the consistent use of these strategies.

Presented by: Robert Schramm, MA, BCBA

This presentation will focus on Step 7 of the Steps to Earning Instructional Control Series. This presentation  will discuss: Extinction during the Escape condition, Negative vs. Positive Punishment, Mini-Consequences, Determine least restrictive environment related to Instructional Control, Looking at data, and Benefits and problems associated with escape extinction.

Presented by Robert Schramm, MA, BCBA

Learning how to teach ”The 7 Steps to Earning Instructional Control.   Steps 1-6 will be discussed during this webinar.  This presentation will give information on how to organize your teaching environment so that you can earn cooperation and motivated participation from your client/student without the need for physically manipulating the child through escape extinction. 

Presented by Stacey Martin MA, BCBA, LBA

This presentation will provide an overview of the areas assessed on the VB-MAPP including a brief overview of the verbal operants.  It will review the components of the VB-MAPP manual and test protocol, including a review of scoring procedures.  The presentation will review the types of assessment methods used on the VB-MAPP and helpful steps to take before administering the VB-MAPP. Finally, participants will learn how to interpret results and use them for program development.

Presented by: Deb Rauner M. Ed The 2nd webinar will focus on using the information from the ABLLS-R to create a verbal behavior program. This information will review the Behavior Language Assessment tool and its use in getting a verbal behavior program started prior to the complete administration of the ABLLS-R.
Presented by: Teresa Schultz, MA, CCC-SLP The 1st webinar in this series will provide an overview of the Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills – Revised (ABLLS-R) protocol. The overview will include the steps to administer and score this tool.
Presented by: Melinda Henson, M.Ed., BCBA This presentation will cover the following: estimated prevalence of feeding problems in children with ASD, different examples of feeding & eating challenges, ethical considerations treating feeding issues in school settings and behavioral assessment factors to emphasize or adapt for children with autism.

This presentation will provide additional information about Catatonia.  Catatonia is a treatable condition that can be identified based on symptoms. Deterioration in psychomotor functioning and an increase in unresponsiveness are red flags for catatonia in ASD.Both medical and psychological interventions are recommended for individuals with ASD and catatonia. 

This webinar will provide information on how Catatonia is associated with ASD.  It will review the characteristics of catatonia and the overlap with autism spectrum disorders.  The presenters will provide an overview of the complex history of catatonia. Issues around Catatonia such as it can be can be life threatening, and requires its own treatment, will be covered.