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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development - Autism and Early Childhood, Part 3 (4-Part Series) (Tri-State Webinar)

Autism and Early Childhood, Part 3 (4-Part Series) (Tri-State Webinar)

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

On-Demand format. Autism and Early Childhood, Part 3 (4-Part Series) (Tri-State Webinar)
On-Demand format

Autism and Early Childhood, Part 3 - Teaching Object Based Play

Presenters:  Teri McGill
Originally aired April 27, 2016


Learner Objectives

Participants will learn:

  • What are the key aspects of imitation and why it is important for learning?
  • Why imitation is difficult for children for Autism?
  • How to use behavior principles and imitation to teach object based play
  • How to sequence learned play steps into more complex play schemes


Study Questions

  1. Describe why play and imitation is difficult for young children with ASD.
  2. Describe how you would use task analysis and object imitation to teach beginning object play.



Email Megan Misegadis the following information:

  1. The Title of the Webinar
  2. Your Full Name
  3. Your Email Address
  4. Your School District
  5. Your Role (Teacher, para, SLP, etc.)
  6. Your answer(s) to the above study questions
    (type each question and add your answer below it)

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Contact Information

Amanda Timmerman


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