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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development - Autism and Early Childhood, Part 2 (4-Part Series) (Tri-State Webinar)

Autism and Early Childhood, Part 2 (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 2 (4-Part Series) (Tri-State Webinar)
On-Demand format

Autism and Early Childhood, Part 2 - Preparing for Purposeful Play

Presenters:  Lori Chambers, M.S., CCC-SLP
Originally aired April 20, 2016


Learner Objectives

Participants will:

  • Identify levels of play for a student with autism
  • Recognize characteristics in adult/child interaction that affect the development of children’s play
  • Identify tips for facilitating purposeful play


Study Questions

  1. What is a characteristic often seen in children with autism that can lead to difficulty with social play?
  2. How are parallel play and associative play different?
  3. List one thing you can do to play like a child and join in play successfully.
  4. Provide one example of a strategy that promotes social play.



Email Janet Zimmermann ( 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)

Other Parts of this Training


Contact Information

Janet Zimmermann


Once you have completed the requirements of this webinar, you will be sent your certificate (approximately 45 minutes of Professional Development Hours)

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