Workshop #6 – Teaching Higher-Level Language and Related Skills to Students with Autism

Sorry, this Workshop is over. Please visit our SCHEDULE page for upcoming workshops.

from Wednesday, April 02, 2014
to Thursday, April 03, 2014

Jersey City, NJ - Workshops #1, 2, 3 and 4 are prerequisites
Hudson County Community College - Culinary Conference Center - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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This two-day workshop is designed to help prepare participants to teach advanced language skills to students with autism and other developmental disabilities. Hands-on activities will provide instruction on how to teach these skills utilizing specific prompting procedures within a discrete trial format.  It is strongly recommended that a VB-MAPP guide and protocol be brought to the workshop.

  • Identify the prerequisite skills required for targeting FFC’s.
  • Distinguish between and select examples of LRFFC, TFFC, and IFFC.
  • Utilize criteria for selecting individualized FFC targets.
  • Implement specific prompting and error correction procedures when teaching FFCs.
  • Record student progress utilizing detailed data and tracking sheets.
  • Demonstrate specific strategies (chaining and joint control) to teach advanced skills.
  • Follow multi-step discrete trial programs to teach advanced concepts (adjectives and prepositions).