Critical Elements Of Effective Language-Based Educational Interventions For Children With Autism
This workshop is designed for parents and professionals who wish to learn the major components necessary for the development and implementation of effective intensive, language-based behavioral treatment interventions for children with autism.
Children who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder have been shown to benefit from intensive early intervention services to help them develop language, social interaction, and other basic learner skills.
Attendees will receive an overview of the "verbal behavior" analysis of language and specific teaching methods for motivating the child to participate in learning activities that help develop the specific expressive language skills that a student must acquire to be able to successfully interact with others and to learn from their everyday interactions. The seminar provides a review of the behaviorally-based interventions, methods for assessing a child's specific language (verbal behavior) and social deficits, the process of determining priorities to develop effective intervention plans, and videotape demonstrations of the implementation of treatment for several children at a variety of developmental levels.
Information regarding the analysis of skill acquisition problems, evaluation of educational priorities, and educational placement considerations will be provided.
At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to: