By: Susanna Johnston, Claudia Schulte & Jeanne Smay

 This presentation will focus on making Connections that will assist students to transition successfully into the workforce and life after school.  The presentation will identify the critical skills necessary for transitioning into the world of work.  Presenters will also discuss potential barriers and identify strategies to be successful in the workplace as well as steps for successful career planning/retention. 

Presented by: Amy Gaumer Erickson, Ph.D. Pattie Noonan, Ph.D. This webinar will provide an overview of the College and Career Competency Framework. It will provide information on how to get started exploring outcomes and instructional strategies to teach and provide opportunities for students to practice specific competencies.

Presented by: Michelle Grayson-Feldman, M.S. Ed.

This presentation will discuss how to proivde Sex Education training and prevent Sex Abuse in indivduals with autism and other developmental disabilites.   This webinar will cover how reducing the amount of touch, talk, and trust with our students can actually increase their safety in relationships.

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 Peter Gerhardt, Ed.D.

This webinar 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.

By Sonja Chatfield-Peetz, MS. Ed.

This presentation 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 specifcis on how to complete a map. Information on facilitation tips to complete a map and the limitations of Futures Planning will also be discussed.  

Presented by Peter Gerhardt, Ed.D.

This webinar  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.

Presented by Peter Gerhardt, Ed.D.

This webinar 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.

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.  

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