Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 101 - ECHO Autism Educators and Early Child Care Providers Clinic 1 (WEBINAR)

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 101 - ECHO Autism Educators and Early Child Care Providers Clinic 1 (WEBINAR)


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January
06
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Date and Time: 
Thursday, January 6, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Description: 

Through its Extension of Community Health Outcomes (ECHO) Autism program, the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (CASD) of Children’s National Hospital is offering a clinic for educators and care providers with the aim of enhancing education, evaluation, behavioral supports, family engagement and treatment service delivery for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Clinic sessions will increase participant knowledge and competencies related to best practices in identification, treatment and education of children with ASD. The six-month series of biweekly sessions will address topics such as developmental monitoring, ASD screening procedures, behavioral and educational support strategies, targeting social learning and social communication weaknesses, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) evaluation and strategies, management of emotional-behavioral challenges, partnering with families and referral processes/connection to community resources.

A total of 18 professional learning units (PLUs) will be offered over the six-month series. Each session is 90 minutes. PLUs will be awarded after each session upon completion of the post-clinic survey.

This session will define core criteria for ASD, describe red flags for ASD in toddlers, preschoolers and school-age children and identify cognitive and learning features of children with ASD.

This course addresses the following age band(s):

  • Early childhood - early (birth-36 months)
  • Early childhood - middle (36-60 months)
  • Early childhood - late (5-8 years)
  • School age (5-12 years)
Instructions: 
After registration in PDIS, the ECHO program coordinator, Chelsea Armour (aarmour@childrensnational.org), will send a Redcap registration survey and calendar invites with Zoom information. This session will be conducted via webinar. All registrants will be emailed a link to participate in this training session.
Price of Training: 
Free
Content Level: 
Beginner
Language of Training: 
English
Core Knowledge Area: 
Inclusive Practices
Audience: 
Assistant Teachers
Family Home Providers
Teachers
Early intervention providers, Related service providers
Sponsors: 
Children's National Health System
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Professional Learning Units (Clock Hours): 
1.50