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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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This course is designed to provide paraprofessionals with skills and knowledge needed to support students with an ASD in the school setting. The course will provide an overview of the potential roles and responsibilities the paraprofessional may be asked to deliver. Participants will learn how to carry out their responsibilities while maintaining respect for the students and exhibiting sensitivity to beliefs, values, and cultures. Teaming and communication with professionals and parents will also be highlighted.  More information

Topics include: “Best of Virginia” – Community & School Collaborations, Youth Stories, Employment First initiative, Learning Focus Groups- Participant engagement, VADCDT Awards presented to an Employer, Practitioner & Leader and Rehabilitation Engineer connects to the classroom and on the job.  More information

This presentation will provide a brief overview of the research regarding the outcomes of adults with ASD and will discuss the primary areas of concern for this group, including employment, residential living, social interactions, and community integration. There will be special emphasis on case studies of Project SEARCH outcomes as well as the VCU-RRTC supported employment program for young adults with ASD. Dr. Wehman will discuss how to determine the student’s curriculum and prioritize skills through assessment and transition planning using an ecological approach. Further, he will outline the importance of using the natural environment as the student’s classroom and will discuss examples of how to do this effectively.  Webcasts are free to Virginia residents.  More information

VCU-ACE is proud to offer a live professional development opportunity for paraprofessionals who work with students with ASD. It is designed to give participants information and opportunities to practice skills relevant to working with students with ASD. The cost is $60 (no food/drink provided, registrants are welcome to bring food/drink).  More information

VCU-ACE is proud to offer a live professional development opportunity for paraprofessionals who work with students with ASD. It is designed to give participants information and opportunities to practice skills relevant to working with students with ASD. The cost is $60 (no food/drink provided, registrants are welcome to bring food/drink).  More information

VCU-ACE is proud to offer a live professional development opportunity for paraprofessionals who work with students with ASD. It is designed to give participants information and opportunities to practice skills relevant to working with students with ASD. The cost is $60 (no food/drink provided, registrants are welcome to bring food/drink).  More information