Skills™: Effective Treatment for Students with Autism in the Classroom
Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Time: 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT
Duration: 1 hour
Sponsor: CARD – Center for Autism & Related Disorders, Inc.
This 45 minute webinar highlights the importance of using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to treat students with autism and similar developmental delays. Recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the US Surgeon General, ABA is scientifically proven to improve the overall performance of a student struggling with an autism spectrum disorder. Participants will learn how to customize treatment plans to incorporate the individual needs and age of each student. They will also learn how to use comprehensive tools found in ABA, such as assessment, curriculum and progress charts. These tools are also used in the online autism assessment and treatment program, Skills™.
What you will learn:
Intro to ABA- the most effective approach for treating children with autism
Components of an effective program:
Identifying and decreasing challenging behavior
Utilizing researched- based techniques
Evaluating effectiveness of interventions
Utilizing a complete assessment and designing a comprehensive curriculum
Skills™, the complete Web- based system for treating autism in the classroom
Dr. Adel Najdowski
Director & Co-Creator of Skills™