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Autism Workshop

"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!


  • Identify behaviors.
  • 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.


Topics Include:


  • 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
  • Administrators
  • 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



Graduate Studies and Continuing Education | P.O. Box 5000 | Shepherdstown, West Virginia | 25443-5000 | 304-876-5313 | 800-344-5231