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Half-Day Workshop

Seminar: Intervention Strategies Across The Day For Individuals With Autism

This practical workshop will discuss the following:

  1. the autistic brain and how it impacts learning;
  2. the essential skills needed for success as an adult and how to teach them to learners with autism in preschool, elementary, and secondary school;
  3. using evidence-based practices to address behavior and regulation challenges, and
  4. how to help a student transition from year to year. This session is designed to be practical so that educators can the strategies they learn and use them the following day with their students.
Dates:11 Mar 2024 (Mon)
Time:8.30am - 12.30pm
Venue:Live Online Training
Speaker: Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D.

Brenda Smith Myles Ph.D., formerly, a professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas, is the recipient of the Autism Society of America’s Outstanding Professional Award, the Princeton Fellowship Award, The Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome (GRASP) Divine Neurotypical Award, American Academy of Pediatrics Autism Champion, and two-time recipient of the Council for Exceptional Children Burton Blatt Humanitarian Award. She served as the editor of Intervention in School and Clinic, the third largest journal in special education and has been a member of the editorial board of several journals, including Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, Remedial and Special Education, and Autism: The International Journal of Research. Brenda has made over 3000 presentations all over the world and written more than 300 articles and books on ASD. In addition, she collaborated with the National Professional Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders, National Autism Center, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services who identified evidenced based practices for individuals with autism. Further, in the latest survey conducted by the University of Texas, she was acknowledged as the second most productive applied researcher in ASD in the world.

Course Outline
  • People with autism are not broken
  • Needs of individuals with autism
  • Evidence-based practices
  • Incorporating special interests
  • Preparing for transitions
Course Objectives

At the end of the session, attendees will be able to:

  1. Describe the autistic brain and how it learns.
  2. Discuss how to implement interventions across a student’s day.
  3. Discuss evidence-based practices for students with autism to facilitate behavior regulation, learning, transitions, and life success.
Who Can Benefit?

For SPED teachers, special educators, speech-language pathologists, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, administrators, psychologists, and consultants.

Course Fees & Closing Dates
Registration Type Closing Date Fees (S$) / pax
31 Dec 2023 180
Normal Till Full 220