Session 5: Quality Educational Practices: Students with Higher Functioning Levels of Autism Spectrum Disorder

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*Teacher Competencies and Measuring Student Progress – This segment of the webinar will address practices that promote the success of students with autism in general education classrooms. Specific practices will be described within five strategic approaches: a) teach self-monitoring/self-management skills, b) ensure success experiences, c) use group contingencies, d) collaborate with a focus on student outcomes, and e) increase parent involvement. The handouts for this session are listed below.

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

*31. It’s Good To Go Fast! Fluency-building Activities Promote Student Achievement – Describes the importance and benefits of fluent performance, identifies three fluency-building techniques (repeated reading, time trials, and SAFMEDS), and suggests guidelines for planning and conducting fluency-building activities.

*32. The Power of Teacher Praise – Provides a brief summary of long history of research showing the positive effects of contingent adult social attention as reinforcement for children’s behavior, suggests possible reasons for the low rates of teacher praise observed in many classrooms, and suggests strategies for more frequent and effective teacher praise.

*33. What Is ABA? – Briefly describes five attributes and three commonly held misconceptions of applied behavior analysis.

*34. References & Resources – Session 4: Inclusion and Teamwork – A list of references to research and resources organized under the following headings: Applied Behavior Analysis: Education, Measuring Student Progress, Fluency Building, and Contingent Teacher Praise.

*35 ppt


Title of Training: Quality Educational Practices: Students with Higher Functioning Levels of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presenter: Dr. William Heward
Training Date: 04/17/2013

Topic: Autism


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