Session 3: Quality Educational Practices: Students with Higher Functioning Levels of Autism Spectrum Disorder

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*Social Skills Instruction: This segment of the webinar will address the following questions. What are social skills? Which ones are most important to teach? What instructional strategies are most effective for teaching social skills? How well-designed collaborative learning activities can pay 2-for-1 dividends by promoting both academic achievement and social skill development?

The handouts for this part of the series are listed below:

*18. Classwide Peer Tutoring: Collaborative Learning for Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms – Describes common features of four evidence-based models for CWPT and outlines steps for designing a CWPT program for the classroom.

*19. Teaching Students to Recruit Positive Attention: A Review and Recommendations – Teaching students how to recruit positive teacher attention is one way to activate dormant contingencies of reinforcement and help students take a proactive role in their learning. This paper reviews the recruiting research to date, discusses implications for practitioners, proposes a recruitment training package including strategies for promoting generalization of recruiting skills, and offers recommendations for future research.

*20. References & Resources – Session 3: Social Skills Instruction – A list of references to research and other resources related to teaching social skills.

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Title of Training: Quality Educational Practices: Students with Higher Functioning Levels of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenter: Dr. William Heward
Training Date: 03/27/2013

Topic: Autism


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