Supporting Autistic Students in the Classroom (Teachers & Administrators)

This two-day workshop will provide Teachers and Administrators (e.g., Learning Coaches, Principals, etc.) with information, tools, and strategies to promote inclusion. You will learn how best to support the independence and participation of students with autism in the classroom.

Workshop content will be delivered by an autistic Ph.D. candidate in rehabilitation science, Registered Psychologist, Speech-Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, and Behaviour Analyst, all with expertise supporting autistic students in a classroom environment. There will be many opportunities for questions and answers, and you will leave with strategies that can be put into practice immediately.

Day 1 Topics:

  • Introduction to Autism
  • Neurodiversity
  • Self-Determination
  • Skill-Based Assessments
  • Modification and Adaptation in the Classroom
  • Building Positive Relationships

Day 2 Topics:

  • Introduction to Behaviour, Communication, and Strategies for Increasing Independence Evidence-Based Practice

 

March 20 & 21, 2022

9:00 am – 4:00 p.m. MDT

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