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19 trainings found for: Assessment/Getting to know the student Reset
Autism Assessment in the Schools and the Law
Part 1 of a series designed to help evaluation teams conduct best practices assessment of autism, this course provides information on the federal and state mandated rules for special education evaluation.
Get to Know the Student
Dr. Boutot address the importance of getting to know your student with autism. This is key to developing a trusting, respectful relationship with that person and their families. The better you know the student the better you can help meet their needs.
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.
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.
Understanding Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Learn about the primary, behavioral, and learning characteristics of ASD.
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.
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.
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.
Developing Effective Recommendations
Part 7 of a series. This course discusses the assessment process from evaluation to intervention, specifically the need to provide team written recommendations which lead to observable, measurable goals included in the student’s IEP.
Identifying Females with ASD
Part 9 of a series. This course discusses the specific challenges of identifying females with autism.
Working as a Transdisciplinary Team
Part 5 of a series. This course examines the rationale, both legal and practical, for using transdisciplinary assessment with student with autism.
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.
Looking Beyond the Label Part 3 - The Students
This webinar focuses on the student and understanding how behavior works through the eyes of behavior analysis and in the real world.
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.
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.
The Two Tiers of Eligibility
Part 3 of a series designed to help evaluation teams conduct best practices assessment of autism, this course examines the two tiers of eligibility, disability and adverse effect, required for special education services for students with autism in Texas.
Red Flags: Considerations in Assessment of Studens Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
With the identification of hearing loss and cochlear implantation occurring before any concerns about autism arise, this course address the behavioral characterisitics and atypical development in children with the dual diagnosis of hearing loss and autism.
The Challenges of Identifying High Functioning Individuals with ASD
Part 10 of a series. This course discusses the specific challenges of identifying high functioning individuals with autism.
Autism Assessment Toolkit
This course is designed to help evaluation teams conduct best practices assessment of autism. It includes information on legal requirements, myths and realities, eligibility, formal and information assessment and more.