Family / Home Supports

Topics: Family / Home Supports Special Topics

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy in Schools for School Administrators and School Staff Part 1

Some fundamental questions that will be explored in this training include: What is a BCBA and what is the difference between school-based and clinic-based ABA services? How do you differentiate between FAPE/IEP services and a clinically-based treatment plan? Do schools already provide services based on ABA? Is there a need to partner with outside ABA providers for services for students with autism or behavioral challenges? What evidence-based practices in school are already based upon the foundations of ABA?

Completion Time: 55 Minutes

Topics: Family / Home Supports

Spanish autismo 101

Este seminario web ayudará a los participantes a comprender la tríada de características presentes en el trastorno del espectro autista, cómo estas características pueden afectar a los estudiantes en el entorno escolar y las estrategias básicas utilizadas para desarrollar habilidades comunicativas, sociales y conductuales en estudiantes con trastorno del espectro autista.

Completion Time: 70 minutes

Topics: Behavior Communication Early Childhood Family / Home Supports

Encontrar el equilibrio: Un viaje hacia la felicidad, la relajación y el compromiso en el hogar y la escuela (Balance: A jJrney to HRE)

El Programa de equilibrio para conductas problemáticas emergentes enseña las habilidades de comunicación, tolerancia y cooperación de manera compasiva y empática a niños pequeños con autismo. La base del programa comienza con encontrar lo que alegra al niño, lo que lo hace feliz, relajado y comprometido. Discutimos el programa Balance, cómo puede ser la implementación y la colaboración entre la escuela y el hogar, y los éxitos y dificultades a lo largo del camino. Compartiremos conocimientos y experiencias de primera mano del maestro de Educación Especial y de los padres de un estudiante involucrado en el programa.

Completion Time: 40 minutes

Topics: Family / Home Supports

Where Do We Go from Here: Navigating Through the Autism Diagnosis and/or Educational Identification

My child has received an autism diagnosis, or educational identificaiton - now what do I do? Please join us as we discuss a variety of steps and resources you can use to help navigate your way to finding supports for your child.

Completion Time: 44 minutes

Topics: Family / Home Supports

Well Being and Being Well

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.

Completion Time: 28 minutes

Topics: Early Childhood Family / Home Supports

Embedding EBP into Daily Routines for Young Children

School based teams spend time doing Routine Based Interview (RBI) and other assessments with the family in order to learn about the child and the family's daily routines. Once outcomes are determined it is important for the team to go one more step and determine specific Evidence Based Practices that can be used during the family's daily routine to improve child outcomes.

Completion Time: 50 minutes

Topics: Family / Home Supports

Toilet training for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Toileting successfully is a skill that has a significant and long-term impact on an individual’s quality of life outcome. By actively teaching toileting skills, we can have an immediate impact on levels of independence at home and school; increase opportunities for social & group acceptance; widen options for work and school that may not otherwise be possible; and decrease frustration and the risk of abuse as they become adults. Interventions presented will focus on how to identify and implement the most appropriate toilet training strategy for your child/student.

Completion Time: 23 minutes

Topics: Family / Home Supports

Sensible Sleep Strategies

This training will focus on evidenced 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 will be discussed along with how to implement reinforcement effectively.

Completion Time: 38 minutes

Topics: Behavior Family / Home Supports

Overcoming Daily Drama

Getting out the door difficult? Struggling to manage mealtime? Come learn about evidenced based strategies to support these difficult times. Interventions presented will focus on how to facilitate a behavior change. The session will cover strategies to structure for success and how reinforcement can support a long-lasting change in behavior.

Completion Time: 44 minutes

Topics: Family / Home Supports Transitions

Transition: Targeting Skills for Adult Independence - Part 1

Part 1 of this 4-part series will focus on real-life skills for independence including the following topics: the ability for individuals to assess themselves on strengths, skills and the needs associated with their disabilities. Awareness of the accommodations they might need. Knowledge of their rights to these accommodations and the advocacy skills necessary to express their needs across multiple environments.

Completion Time: 48 minutes

Topics: Family / Home Supports Transitions

Transition: Transition Planning for Competent Adulthood - Part 2

Part 2 of this 4-part series will provide information on the following: Priorities of Instruction in transition programming (work/social/navigation skills), and Strategies for teaching 4 basic transition skills: Direct Instruction Video Modeling, Naturalistic Strategies and Support, and Generalization, Self monitoring.

Completion Time: 42 minutes

Topics: Family / Home Supports Transitions

Transition: The Central Importance of Sexual Education in ASD - Part 3

Part 3 of this 4-part series will provide information on the importance of and strategies to teach Sexual Education. Topics that will be covered include the importance of teaching the Hidden Curriculum regarding sexuality to adolescents and young adults with ASD, examples of hidden curriculum as it relates to dating and sexuality and strategies for teaching the hidden curriculum of sex.

Completion Time: 43 minutes

Topics: Family / Home Supports Transitions

Transition: Person Centered Planning: Creating a Map to Your Student's Future - Part 4

Part 4 of this 4-part series will provide an opportunity for participants to earn what Future Planning is and how can it be used. The presenter will review common characteristics of Future Planning Mapping and Future Planning frames and the specifics on how to complete a map. Information on facilitation tips to complete a map and the limitations of Futures Planning will also be discussed.

Completion Time: 33 minutes

Topics: Family / Home Supports

Picky Eaters: Prevalence, Eating Challenges, Ethics, and Assessment - Part 1

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.

Completion Time: 29 minutes

Topics: Family / Home Supports

Picky Eaters: Facts and Interventions - Part 2

This webinar will provide information on a team based approach to assessment and picky eaters. The presentation will review evidence based procedures to help with restricted food preference or textures.

Completion Time: 27 minutes

Topics: Family / Home Supports

Working with Students and Parents From Poverty

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.

Completion Time: 25 minutes