High Functioning ASD (HFA)

Annette Wragge M.Ed, BCBA This webinar will focus on individuals with ASD who have average to above average cognition and verbal skills. Participants will gain information on supports for individuals with ASD to increase meaningful participation and success in a variety of settings.
Cara Woundy, M.S., OTR/L, M.Ed., CAGS and Megan Hoffey This webinar provides critical information on the differences between females and males with ASD. The presenters will discuss why females are difficult to identify and explain the importance of early identification. The presentation will explore interventions specific to females with ASD.

Presented by: Robert Schramm, MA, BCBA 

Earning instructional control is the most important aspect of any intervention or
learning relationship. Instructional control is what motivates the learner to listen to you, to
develop new skills through instruction, and to do what you ask of them. Essentially,
instructional control is about developing a positive working relationship.

Presented by: Judy Endow, MSW LCSW and Cara Woundy, M.S., OTR

This webinar will provide information on how sensory differences may impact an autistic person throughout their lifetime. Judy will share how often sensory solutions for an indivdual can be considered problematic behaviors instead of recognizing that the individual is problem solving and figuring our their differences.

Presented by: Cara Woundy, M.Ed, CAGS, OTR/L and Jamie Lewis, M.S. OTR/L

This webinar will provide an overview of sensory systems and how differences manifest. Participants will learn common terminology, which will allow them to understand and discuss sensory differences when working with students, teachers, administrators and parents. Sensory supports and strategies within the school and home environments will also be highlighted.

 Making Math Meaningful for Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, strategies for making math topics meaningful for students.

Task Analysis for Math Topics, including strategies for identifying valid learning objectives, breaking them into small parts, and then using task analysis as an assessment tool.

This webinar is the first in a series of four for early childhood educators. Today we will focus on joint engagement and joint attention. You will be introduced to applicable strategies to facilitate these developmental milestones in your classroom. 

This webinar presentation will discuss how to identify several types of visual supports to use with secondary students with ASD.   Specific supports to enhance the areas of Social skills, Communication, and Behavior will be covered.