MARGARET HAGERTY, BCABA & EMILY SWEENEY-KERWIN, BCBA-D
AUDIENCE: This workshop is designed for teachers, therapists, behavior analysts and others whose role is to design and implement methods to increase the verbal behavior of children with autism and related disorders in home, school or center based programs.
OBJECTIVE: This two day hands on workshop will provide the participants with information and coaching in the following areas:
1. Using the VB-MAPP and ABLLS to develop an Individualized Treatment Plan
2. Establishing Instructional control in the natural environment and during discrete trial instruction
3. Prompt and prompt fading procedures during instruction
4. Teaching the mand
5. Teaching the echoic
6. Teaching the tact
7. Teaching listener behavior (receptive language)
8. Teaching the intraverbal
9. Natural Environment teaching
10. Advanced verbal behavior
11. Program material organization
12. Reducing problem behavior
13. Data recording and graphic display
The participants leave the workshop with an individualized teaching plan to begin instruction immediately, the methods of teaching the skills, data recording procedures, and a list of the progression of specific skills to be taught over several months.
PREREQUISITES: It is strongly suggested that all participants have attended Dr. Carbone’s Verbal Behavior Introductory Workshop #1 or similar and have at least some experience teaching children with autism within an intensive teaching program. Participants should be familiar with the ABLLS manual/or a VB MAPP of a child/children they work with.
For registration details, contact Danielle Halpin at firstname.lastname@example.org
Limited space available. First come first serve.