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from Thursday, December 05, 2013
to Friday, December 06, 2013
Jersey City, NJ - Workshops #1 and #2 are prerequisites
Hudson County Community College - Culinary Conference Center - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
This two-day workshop is designed to help prepare participants to teach language and other related skills to students with autism and other developmental disabilities utilizing natural environment teaching (NET). Hands-on activities will provide instruction on how to select, plan, and implement individual and group lessons based on student motivation. It is recommended that a VB-MAPP guide and protocol be brought to the workshop.
- Distinguish between and select examples of the basic functions of language (verbal operants).
- Explain the difference between discrete trial training (DTT) and natural environment teaching (NET).
- Discuss developmentally appropriate ABA programming based upon individual student profiles.
- Explain the importance of conditioning neutral and/or un-preferred activities with positive reinforcement for the purpose of increasing natural environment teaching (NET) opportunities.
- Utilize criteria for selecting appropriate natural environment teaching (NET) activities.
- Organize environment to ensure successful implementation of natural environment teaching (NET).
- Demonstrate research-based teaching procedures during natural environment teaching (NET).
- Create an original natural environment teaching (NET) lesson pan.
- Employ an efficient and effective data collection system for natural environment teaching (NET).
- Utilize preferred activities (books, videos) to develop a student’s ability to answer novel “wh” questions.
- Capture and contrive opportunities to teach manding for information.