Teaching Joint Attention to Children with ASD and/or Treating Motor Stereotypies
 
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June 16, 2017 | 8:30 - 3:30
Autism Community Network
4242 Woodcock Dr.
Suite 101
San Antonio, TX
78228

Teaching Joint Attention to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders 

Date: June 16, 8:30-11:30 AM

Participants will learn (a) definitions of joint attention from the perspective of various fields, (b) about the relationship between joint attention and autism (c) about the relationship between joint attention and language development, and (d) how to teach joint attention in the natural environment and during structured therapy. 

Presenter: Berenice de la Cruz, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Cost: $45/person/training; $75/person for 2 trainings on the same day
Late Registration (After 5pm the Wednesday prior to the Training): $55/person/training; $85/person for 2 trainings on the same day.

 

Treating Motor Stereotypies

Date: June 16, 12:30-3:30 PM

Stereotypies behaviors are defined as noninjurious behavior that involves repetitious and invariant movement of one or more body parts that serves no apparent social function and a high time allocation (Lewis & Baumeister, 1982). Participants will identify a) antecedent interventions to treat motor stereotypies, b) way to determine replacement skills that match the specific sensory function of stereotypies, c) consequence strategies to decrease stereotypies, and d) the limitations of the research in treating stereotypies. 

Presenters: Berenice de la Cruz, Ph.D., BCBA-D & Adrienne Gaither, OTR, C-SIPT

Cost: $45/person/training; $75/person for 2 trainings on the same day
Late Registration (After 5pm the Wednesday prior to the Training): $55/person/training; $85/person for 2 trainings on the same day.

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