Further Refinement of Consultative Skills in Educational Programs for Students with Autism
Wednesday March 27, 2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
This event is by invitation only. You must have a registration key in order to register.
Content of this training will focus on developing consultative competencies relevant to the application of Applied Behavior Analysis in school programs providing educational support for students with autism. Critical subjects that will be reviewed in detail including methods for assisting instructional teams in teaching functional life skills relevant to independent living, employment, and leisure activities. Methods to instruct and monitor language programs important for day-to-day activities will be modeled and described.
Additionally, course content will include a review of advanced concepts related to an analysis of verbal behavior. Discussion of the role of syntax and the functional control of language will include a review of arguments related to Chomsky’s review of the 1957 Skinner book, Verbal Behavior. This training will also highlight guided discussion of case studies from work accomplished in Pennsylvania classrooms supported by PaTTAN’s Autism Initiative ABA Supports.