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Communication: A Vital Tool to Student Success Part 2 Collecting Mand Data (Tri-State Webinar Series)

Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff, Students | Topic: Autism, Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education

On-Demand format. Communication: A Vital Tool to Student Success Part 2 Collecting Mand Data (Tri-State Webinar Series)
On-Demand format

About the Webinar

Presented by:  Meggin Funk M.S.Ed., CCC-SLP & Ashley Meyer, M.Ed., BCBA
Originally Aired: January 22, 2020


In this webinar, we will go further in-depth on how to determine individualized, functional manding targets, as well as how to collect and analyze data for manding programs. Attendees will gain an understanding of how to use language assessments, including the VB-MAPP and ABLLS-R, to create manding targets that are meaningful to their individual learners.

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This webinar is posted on our Tri-State Partner's website.

To view this webinar visit the Nebraska Autism Spectrum Disorders Network webpage to view this webinar. 


Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify obtainable, functional goals for their individual students in each applicable verbal operant
  2. Learn how to track manding progress using frequency and acquisition data and graphs
  3. Understand how to develop Skills Tracking Sheets with purposeful, current and future targets.

About the Presenters

Meggin Funk

Meggin Funk is the Western Region Coordinator for the Nebraska ASD Network. She provides support to ASD Network referrals, birth-21. Meggin graduated from Chadron State College in 1998 with a B.A. in Social Psychology and Communications. She went on to receive her M.S.Ed in Communication Disorders from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2003. She completed coursework through Florida Institute of Technology toward becoming a BCBA. With her dual education and expertise in communication disorders and autism, Meggin supports, families, professionals, and school districts to build capacity in educating students with ASD. In her free time, Meggin enjoys being with her husband and three children, volunteering at a local youth center, and listening to great music. 

Ashley Meyer

Ashley Meyer is a Behavior Specialist for the Nebraska ASD Network. She received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and her M.Ed. in Special Education, Consultation, and Collaboration with an emphasis in Autism from Arizona State University. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and has over 10 years of experience with using errorless teaching, prompting and fading, and reinforcement to increase skill acquisition and decrease problem behaviors with very young learners through adults. Outside of work, Ashley enjoys caring for her chickens with her boyfriend, hiking, and traveling.

Contact Information

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