Links workshop participants will learn to integrate assessment and instruction to meet the educational needs of students at upper elementary, middle, high school and post-secondary environments. Students with Autism and Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities may particularly benefit from the Links Curriculum.
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Workshop content will include:
- An overview of the instructional methods (discrete trial training, teaching functional routines, positive behavior supports and more) found in the Links Curriculum
- Routines focused on independence in school and community settings
- Extensive lesson plans to teach skills in both individual and group instructional settings
- Demonstration of interactive web-based tools to conduct individualized assessments, track data and monitor student progress on skill generalization and overall independence in school and community settings
Participants will learn:
- Developmental curriculum content appropriate for students with autism and other developmental disabilities
- To conduct global and targeted assessments
- To collect baseline and ongoing data to assess a student's level of independence
- To identify specific routine steps, skills, and concepts appropriate for instruction
- To individualize instruction and teach skills relating to responding to language, communicating with others, functional academics, and engaging in diverse activities
- To monitor student progress over time