Exercise As An Evidence Based Practice for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
|Michelle Antle, Ed.S.|
According to the National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders, Exercise (ECE) is defined as a strategy that involves an increase in physical exertion as a means of reducing problem behaviors or increasing appropriate behavior while increasing physical fitness and motor skills.
Increasing Opportunities for Communication for Students with ASD
Laura Ferguson M.Ed., BCBA
Individuals with Autism often have difficulty communicating their wants and needs. When working with individuals throughout the day to improve communication, it is often difficult how to determine how to increase communication and when to push communication with individuals on the spectrum. During this Webinar we will take a look at ways to improve and contrive communication with individuals on the autism spectrum.
|3/30/15||Working with Individuals on the Autism Spectrum in the General Education Setting||Laura Ferguson M.Ed., BCBA||Oftentimes individuals with autism have difficulty in the general education. There are many factors that may contribute to this difficulty; increased class size, sensory overload, difficulty interacting with peers, type of instruction, remaining on task, etc. Due to these difficulties, teachers may and parents may feel lost with how to help their child or student in these settings. In this webinar we will take a look at some strategies that are beneficial in the general education setting.||Presentation|
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Show Me the Money Navigating Kentucky’s Funding Sources in 2015
This webinar will discuss the current funding sources in Kentucky and provide an overview of how some programs have changed since the last recorded webinar in 2012. From researching eligibility requirements to knowing whom to call to apply, families will have a greater understanding of what Kentucky has to offer.
|Meeting Sensory Needs||Kim Howard M.Ed.|
Frequently children with autism have sensory needs. When sensory needs go unmet this can cause great disruptions in the home and school environment. This can be very confusing for both parents and teachers. This webinar will look at some of the different types of sensory needs the children with autism can have. We will also look at ways to meet those needs.
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What's New in KY?
|Amy Cooper Puckett, KY Office of Autism||There is currently a lot of momentum in the state of Kentucky including the formation of the Governor appointed Kentucky Advisory Council on Autism Spectrum Disorder and the creation of the Office of Autism in the Commission for Children with Special Healthcare Needs. Learn how you can become involved - even from afar!||Presentation|
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Bullying and Autism
Kim Howard, M.Ed.
Bullying is unfortunately something that many children with autism will experience in their lifetime. We will look at the impact of bullying on children with autism as well as ways to help children and families deal with bullying. I will also share resources that can be used with children to teach them about bullying and how to respond.