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Preparing Transition Age Youth with Autism for Employment – Train the Trainer Sessions

Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit 05  Map »

Event Type: Inservices/workshops Inservices/workshops

Credit Type: Act 48 Clock Hour (9 hours)

Registration Contact: , , 800-446-5607

Content Contact: Michael Stoehr, mstoehr@pattan.net, 800-446-5607 x6864

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The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education (BSE)/PaTTAN in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, The Arc of Philadelphia, and the SAP Corporation have developed a training program, “Preparing Transition Age Youth with Autism for Employment”, to better prepare students with autism for employment.

A series of instructional modules, based on a specific pedagogical framework that utilizes the principles of Universal Design for Learning that evolved from the ongoing work of the project, have been developed. In an effort to assist educators in understanding and utilizing these instructional modules and curriculum, a train the trainer, two-day event has been designed to enable trainers to draw from and use over 40 hours of curriculum materials within their own school districts and communities. Content modules focus on Social Skills in the Workplace and Self-Advocacy & Disclosure.

Objectives
  • Describe the value of meaningfully engaging youth with high functioning autism to improve post-secondary outcomes related to competitive integrated employment
  • Explain the critical need for cross stakeholder collaboration
  • Identify the functional skills, qualities and attributes necessary for competitive integrated employment
Audience

Agency Administrators; Career & Technology Educators; Direct Support Providers; Education Administrators; Guidance Counselors; Speech/Language Therapists; Office of Developmental Programs Staff; Special Educators; Transition Coordinators; Vocational Rehabilitation Staff

Individuals attending this event must arrive on time and stay the duration of the event in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual’s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the event.



Topics Covered: Secondary Transition

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Thursday November 16th, 2017 9:00AM — 3:00PM
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  • Registration: FULL
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  • Location: PaTTAN - East
  • Registration: FULL
Tuesday November 28th, 2017 9:00AM — 3:00PM
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  • Registration: OPEN
Wednesday November 29th, 2017 9:00AM — 3:00PM
  • Location: Riverview Intermediate Unit 06
  • Registration: OPEN
Thursday November 30th, 2017 9:00AM — 3:00PM
  • Location: Central Intermediate Unit 10
  • Registration: OPEN
Friday December 1st, 2017 9:00AM — 3:00PM
  • Location: Central Intermediate Unit 10
  • Registration: OPEN
Tuesday December 5th, 2017 9:00AM — 3:00PM
  • Location: School District of Philadelphia
  • Registration: OPEN
Wednesday December 6th, 2017 9:00AM — 3:00PM
  • Location: School District of Philadelphia
  • Registration: OPEN
Thursday December 7th, 2017 9:00AM — 3:00PM
  • Location: PaTTAN - Harrisburg
  • Registration: FULL
Friday December 8th, 2017 9:00AM — 3:00PM
  • Location: PaTTAN - Harrisburg
  • Registration: FULL
Wednesday December 13th, 2017 9:00AM — 3:00PM
  • Location: Blast IU 17 - Williamsport
  • Registration: OPEN
Thursday December 14th, 2017 9:00AM — 3:00PM
  • Location: Blast IU 17 - Williamsport
  • Registration: OPEN

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Presenters

  • PaTTAN Educational Consultant