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**UTAP funding approved: Course Code C11901415

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:29 May 2024 (Wed)
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

**UTAP funding approved: Course Code C11901415

  1. UTAP funding is only applicable to NTUC union members who will enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support, capped at $250 or $500 (aged 40 years old and above; this will apply from 9 January 2024 to 31 March 2025) each year when they sign up for courses supported under UTAP. This excludes SkillsFuture Credit utilisation and other government subsidies.
  2. Union Members Eligibility for UTAP Application (https://www.ntuc.org.sg/skillsupgrade)
    1. Union member must commence the course within UTAP approved period.
    2. Union member must achieve minimum attendance (75%) for the course based on existing Government regulations and sit for all prescribed examination(s) if any.
    3. Union member must submit claims via UTAP system within 6 months after course completion.
    4. Union member must not claim full funding through company sponsorship or other types of funding.
    5. Union member must have paid-up union membership before course commencement, throughout the entire course duration and at the point of claim.
  3. Should trainees have queries on the UTAP funding scheme, they can email to UTAP@e2i.com.sg or use the Live Chat function to enquire on membership matters
Registration Type Closing Date Fees (S$) / pax
20 Apr 2024 180
Normal Till Full 220