The Training on Monday will be held from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. The training for Tuesday through Friday will be held from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
This five-day hands-on course provides a theoretical foundation as well as hands-on opportunities to assess and teach school-aged children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in a demonstration classroom setting. The premise of this foundation is an understanding of the learning styles of individuals with ASD and how to use teaching strategies that capitalize on learning strengths.
An emphasis is placed on the use of Structured TEACCHing principles to teach children and adolescents with ASD skills in the areas of academics (literacy and numeracy), communication, independence, social and leisure, vocational, relaxation and coping strategies.
Participants will have an opportunity to apply these strategies with students of varying ages and functioning levels in a classroom setting and in the community. The training includes presentations, small group discussions, demonstration classroom activities and hands-on experiences for five consecutive days.
At the completion of training, participants will be able to:
This course is designed for educators, psychologists, speech language pathologists, as well as others interested in educational strategies for teaching elementary through high school-aged children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Director of Training: Michele Villalobos, Ph.D., Clinical Director, TEACCH Asheville Center
Training staff will include TEACCH Autism Specialists who have provided training, direct services and consultation to professionals around the world for over 20 years. Training staff will also include teachers, certified consultants and other autism professionals who work with TEACCH Centers in various regions throughout North Carolina.
Continuing Education Credits:
3.55 CEUs are available upon completion of the entire course.
Participants are responsible for making their own reservations and payment arrangements. Below you will find two hotels to consider.
Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park43 Town Square BoulevardAsheville, NC 28803(828) 209-2700
Hilton Ashville Website Link for TEACCH Rate
Group Name: TEACCH @ WCU- Room BlockGroup Code: UNCTCH
Check in date16 July 2017 - 21 July 2017
2 Queen Beds: $168
07/17/17 - 07/21/17 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMEastern Time
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Western Carolina UniversityBiltmore Park Campus28 Schenck PkwyAsheville, North Carolina 28801
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