Conversations about Autism
Date: July 23, 2010
Presenter: Heather Merritt
Room: L01


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Welcome to Conversations About Autism



Description


Using an empathetic approach, we will discuss what Autism is; its effect on the family, student, and teacher; and explore strategies for your classroom to facilitate success for your students with Autism.

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Agenda - (an example of Visual Support)


8:00 - 8:15

Introductions and Activator - Agenda
8:15 – 8:45

Video/Conversation – Family Aspect
8:45 - 9:05

What is Autism
9:05 - 9:15

Break
9:15 - 9: 35

Story/Conversation
9:35 - 10:05

Strategies/Conversation
10:05 – 10:40

Internet Module
10:40– 10:50

Resources – Binder Session
10:50 – 11:00

Closure

Links and Resources


Links

Autism Internet Module

Autism Spectrum Disorder Characteristics

Autism Society of America

www.usevisualstrategies.com

www.do2learn.com

www.socialthinking.com

www.autismfamilyonline.com


Articles - (from the Autism Society of Americawebsite)