Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder (Tri-State Webinar)
Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff, Parents, Community Partners, General Public | Topic: Autism, Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education
Presenters: Rhonda Danner, M.A.Ed.; Alissa Mullett, M.A., CCC-SLP
Original aired January 30, 2019
Participants will be able to:
- Understand the triad of characteristics present in Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Understand how these characteristics may affect students in the school setting
- Understand basic strategies used to develop communication, social, and behavioral skill sets in students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Autism Spectrum Disorder includes differences or difficulties in three primary areas referred to as “The Triad of Characteristics.
The Triad includes:
- A, C, & D
- Social stories, video modeling and power cards are 3 interventions that can help students with social skills.
- Repetitive body movements, heavy focus on odd topics of interest, rigidity and inflexible thinking are characteristics of which part of the Triad:
- Some examples of visual supports would be:
- Daily schedule
- Task list
- All of the above
- None of the above
- Reinforcement increases the likelihood that a student will engage in the same behavior again
View the Webinar:
Contact InformationJanet Zimmermann
After viewing the webinar please complete a brief webinar evaluation (opens in a new window) to receive a certificate for 1.0 CDE training hour.