All our courses are free, you can learn at your own pace, and you can earn CEUs and a certificate for each course you complete.
95 trainings found
Looking Beyond the Label Part 1 - Understanding the Brain
This webinar focuses on the functions of the brain and how understanding what is happening in the brain can provide educators with the information needed to support students in an effective and efficient manner.
FBA and BIP Issues and Strategies
For district level specialists, who are asked to help solve behavioral challenges in the classroom, this course is designed to help you provide support and build understanding for a team conducting an functional behavioral assessment (FBA) and to build skills to support the team in the implementation of the behavioral intervention plan (BIP).
Proporciona información sobre la función ejecutiva y cómo los déficits en esta área influyen en el éxito académico. Aprenda estrategias para acceder y desarrollar las habilidades cognitivas de los estudiantes para mejorar la atención, el comportamiento y la organización.
Looking Beyond the Label
You must look beyond the label and find the student inside to see their strengths, what they bring to the world, and how we can support them to build their strengths and other skills.
Looking Beyond the Label Part 2 - The Adults
This webinar focuses on adults understanding how to look at the stressors in their lives – especially those that are apparent in the classroom and at home. Recognizing and coping with stress in your own lives can be a great benefit to creating change with the student.
Autism Spectrum Disorder and Assistive Technology
This series examines the common challenges for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the areas of organization, social, literacy, and writing and offers assistive technology devices and supports that may help students succeed.
Learn how video modeling, a video recording of a visual model of the target behavior or skill, can assist learners in acquisition of or engaging in that desired behavior or skill.
Strategies for Working with Students with Autism in the General Education Setting
This is a twelve part series of 30-minute courses presented by Dr. Amanda Boutot, BCBA. Designed for general educators, parents, administrators, paraprofessionals and others, the tips provide quick, practical strategies that can easily be implemented in the general education classroom.
Learn how to use scripting to provide learners with a verbal and/or written description about a specific skill or situation that serves as a model for the learner. Learn the main rationale for implementing this intervention.
Teaching Math to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
This course will prepare teachers with strategies on how to build foundational early numeracy skills and mathematical problem-solving skills in a progressive manner while accessing grade-aligned content.
Working With and Supporting Paraprofessionals in the Special Ed Classroom
In this course for teachers, Dr. Robert Pennington will take learners through the ins and outs of working with paraprofessionals in this classroom. It is divided into the following five modules: Roles & Responsibilities, Planning, Training, Inclusive Settings, and Building Relationships.
Sexuality for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Adolescence is often a difficult time for children and families, and may be particularly challenging for those with developmental disabilities. This presentation provides an overview of the specific challenges present during puberty and adolescence, with safety and sexuality.
Simple Strategies to Implement EBPs
Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs) in education are a requirement for educators working with any student. Not only is this part of state and federal regulations, it is best practice. This workshop investigates the use of simple strategies to use when training educators - strategies that are effective at developing and maintaining the use of EBPs in the classroom.
Promote Positive Peer Interactions
Research has shown that when students with autism have the opportunity to interact with their typical peers both benefit. Students with autism improve their social skills and typical peers become more accepting of each other’s differences. In this tip, Dr. Boutot discusses various strategies to promote positive peer interactions.
Myths and Realities of Autism Awareness
Part 2 of a series designed to help evaluation teams conduct best practices assessment of autism, this course addresses the myths and misconceptions that surround eligibility issues for assessment and services for students with autism.
Cognitive Behavioral Intervention
Learn how this intervention can teach students to examine their own thoughts and emotions, recognize when negative thoughts and emotions are escalating in intensity, and then use strategies to change their thinking and behavior.
Learn how to use response interruption/redirection (a prompt, comment, or other distractor) to divert the learner’s attention away from an interfering behavior and reduce its occurrence. Learn how this intervention can be particularly useful with persistent interfering behaviors that occur in the absence of other people, in a number of different settings, during a variety of tasks.
Discrete Trial Training
Learn about this one-to-one instructional approach used to teach skills in a planned, controlled, and systematic manner.
Formal and Informal Assessment of ASD
Part 4 of a series. This course examines the importance of the evaluation team; information to be gathered from interviews with the student, parents, and teachers; and formal and informal assessments.
Communication: The Power of Communication for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Communication, one of the core challenges for students with autism, has the power to impact everything a student does. This course will provide information on how communication develops and the intervention approaches that support the development of these skills in students with autism.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication and the Autism Spectrum (AAC)
This is an overview on AAC and how it is used to support students with autism who struggle to communicate effectively on their own.
Picture Exchange Communication System
Learn about how the Picture Exchange Communication system is used to teach learners to communicate in a social context. Learn how this intervention can be used to improve communication, play, and behavioral skills.
Part 6 of a series designed to help evaluation teams conduct best practices assessment of autism, this course examines the team process and workflow of writing a clear, concise, comprehensive report.
Functional Communication Training
Learn how this intervention, a positive behavior support, is designed to reduce problem behaviors by replacing them with meaningful, functional, and effective communication behaviors or skills.
Learn how to use extinction, an applied behavior analysis procedure, to reduce or eliminate inappropriate, interfering behavior. It involves identifying the function of this behavior and then withdrawing the positive reinforcement that maintains that inappropriate behavior.
Differential Diagnosis and Identification of ASD
Part 8 of a series. This course discusses the process of differentiating autism from other disorders with similar characteristics and the effects and consequences of delayed identification.
Understanding Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Learn about the primary, behavioral, and learning characteristics of ASD.
In a setting or activity in which a learner should engage in a behavior or skill, a brief delay occurs between the opportunity to use the skill and any additional instructions or prompts. Learn how this intervention can be an effective way to fade the use of prompts during instructional activities.
Task analysis is the process of breaking a skill into smaller, more manageable steps in order to teach the skill. Learn why and when to use this intervention. Learn how it can lead to skill mastery and independences.
Resolución del enigma de la conducta: conexiones para las personas con desórdenes del espectro de Autismo
En esta descripción general de los conceptos y estrategias que desarrollan habilidades conductuales positivas en personas con autismo, aprenderá sobre los componentes del análisis conductual aplicado, las estrategias basadas en la investigación que enseñan y desarrollan habilidades conductuales positivas y la planificación para la prevención e intervención de comportamientos específicos. necesariamente.
Reinforcement is any stimulus that will increase the likelihood of a behavior will reoccur. Learn how this intervention, an applied behavior analysis technique, is used to teach new skills and to increase behaviors. Learn how reinforcement establishes the relationship between the learner’s behavior/use of a skill and the consequence of the behavior/skill.
Introduction to Evidence Based Practices
This course sets the stage for all webinars in our Evidence-Based Practice series. Learn why identifying and using effective practices with learns with Autism Spectrum Disorders is “best practice”. Learn what evidence-based interventions and how to find resources related to them to build your knowledge and skills for your work with students with autism.
This intervention can be used to decrease an identified interfering behavior and increase engagement by modifying the environment.