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Understanding Individuals With Asperger's Syndrome or High Functioning Autism

Rise to the challenges of educating students with Asperger's syndrome or high functioning autism. Purchase these reference materials and get strategies to help develop the social, emotional and academic skills of those with Asperger's syndrome or high functioning autism. With the increased prevalence of autism spectrum disorders in schools, teachers need more tools to understand these students' needs. Purchase these reference materials to receive an informative overview of the autism spectrum. You'll also gain tips on implementing effective intervention techniques. Now's the time to create the inclusive learning environment your students deserve - order today! Benefits for You •Gain a solid foundation for understanding the autism spectrum disorders •Effective techniques for planning successful inclusion across school environments •Learn how to assess and create effective behavior supports •Understand how to effectively assess and instruct students in social skills •Develop useful strategies and modifications by academic subject area Learning Objectives •You will be able to discuss characteristics of autism spectrum disorders. •You will be able to identify social skills issues and interventions. •You will be able to describe interventions related to specific academic areas. •You will be able to recognize the function of behavior and strategies to effectively intervene.
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Agenda

Overview
Characteristics of Autism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • PDD-NOS
  • Asperger's Syndrome
Legal Issues
  • Best Practices
  • Current NJ Requirements
10:15 am – 10:45 am Planning and Programming for Success
  • Individualized Supports
  • Systematic Instruction
  • Comprehensive Learning Environment
Understanding and Treating Problem Behavior
  • Assessing Behavior
  • Functions of Behavior
  • Antecedent Interventions
  • Reinforcement
  • Replacement Behaviors
  • Consequences
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Social Skills Issues and Interventions
  • Assessment
  • Direct Instruction
  • Social Scripts
  • Video Modeling
General Issues and Interventions Related to Inclusion
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Specific Academic Area Interventions: Reading and Writing Skills
  • Discuss Strengths and Weaknesses in These Areas
  • Useful Strategies and Modifications
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Specific Academic Area Interventions
  • Math, Science and Social Studies
  • Discuss Strengths and Weaknesses in These Areas
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Faculty

Karen Umstead, M.Ed., BCABA

Beautiful Minds of Princeton

Karen Umstead, M.Ed., BCBA

  • Executive director of Beautiful Minds of Princeton
  • Board certified behavior analyst
  • Expert witness in federal court
  • Doctoral candidate in Special Education Leadership
  • Experience teaching general education and special education classes in public and private schools working with students with autism spectrum disorders
  • NJ Council for Exceptional Children President
  • Served as adjunct faculty at Rider University as well as guest lecturing in undergraduate and graduate courses at various universities
  • Presenter at local, regional, national, and international conferences including Autism Society of America, Autism New Jersey, YAI and NJEA
  • Worked with students and staff from Eden Institute, Princeton Child Development Institute, Douglass Development Disabilities Center and Behavior Therapy Associates
  • Written articles published in international press as well as in academic journals
  • Provided trainings or consultations across the world to a variety of institutions and individuals
  • Consultant to school district programs for autism spectrum disorders regarding instruction and behavior management, designed and supervised home programs, conducted numerous functional behavior assessments, written classroom and individual behavior intervention plans, and conducted social skills training and groups
  • In addition to her extensive professional experience, she also helped to raise her younger sister, who has autism
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Product ID: 384951
Published 2011
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