"Creating Inclusion in the Classroom"
November 17, 2012 * 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
Amy Bryan-Chapman, Autism Coordinator and Behavior Specialist for Berkeley County Schools
Learn what YOU can do to address the broad spectrum of autism and its implications in the classroom!
- Develop strategies and lesson plans for scheduling and transitions.
- Discover the impact of Autism on developmental skills such as communication, socialization & behavioral functioning.
- Learn how autism affects the ability to learn.
Introduction: Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders and its effect of learning.
- Approaches teachers can take in the classroom.
- Approaches to transitions, changes and scheduling.
- Fun & informative group & role playing activities.
- Come away with lesson plan resources and a change strategy booklet.
Who Should Attend
Teachers; general and special education, early childhood, elementary, middle, and secondary levels
- School psychologists and counselors
- Other professionals and community agencies who are interested in autism
- Parents, students and community members
For further information on the workshop, please contact Dr. Scott Beard at 304-876-5313 or firstname.lastname@example.org.