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.  

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.

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. 

Physical Structure is the first step in learning about the Elements of Structured Teaching. It is the foundation upon which all of the other components are added. The Overall Classroom Schedule is developed once the Physical Structure of the space is in place. This schedule contains information critical to the organization, management, and flow of the program.

Presented By: Deb Rauner and Rhonda Ayres

This presentation will provide information on how to use verbal behavior strategies to teach a variety of skills, in a variety of settings.  Curriculum programs such as the ABLLS-R, VB-MAPP and AFLS will be examined as resources for identifying skills to teach.

Presented by: Anna Huynh 

The purpose of this webinar is to expand our thinking and introduce proactive approaches to serving children and families from poverty in a way that builds connections in and out of school.