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Visual Methods for Improving Social Understanding

DateThursday, January 11th, 2018
Time 8:30am to 3:30pm
Cost$225
Course Number1104
LocationStern Center for Language and Learning
183 Talcott Road
Suite 101
Williston
Vermont
05495
United States
PrerequisitesNone
Course DescriptionThis module will focus on exploring the use of Comic Strip Conversations (Gray), Social Stories (Gray) and SOCCS (Smith Myles) to enhance teaching students skills for thinking about and modifying one’s own behavior. This 6-hour workshop is part of a two-part Social Cognition Learning Module that takes an in-depth look at current specific strategies and activities designed to improve interpersonal communication and self-management skills. These workshops are designed to provide additional concentrated exploration of an individual methodology associated with social and emotional learning. The other workshop in the module is A Model for Managing Anxiety and Improving Self Regulation which is being offered on  December 7, 2017 and March 8, 2018  

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Instructor

Julie Erdelyi, M.A., Autism Specialist

Program Manager for Communication Services & Professional Learning

 Julie provides consultation and instruction. She has a Bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Vermont and a Master’s degree in special education – developmental disabilities from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  She has extensive experience as a Special Educator and Autism Specialist designing and implementing academic instruction, proactive behavior intervention plans, and social thinking instruction for elementary school students who have Autism Spectrum Disorders. She has presented at local and national conferences and was published in the Autism Asperger’s Digest Magazine.

Required MaterialsNone
AudienceClassroom teachers, special education teachers, reading specialists and content area teachers
Grade LevelK-12
Additional InformationParticipants will leave this class with 6 CEUs.

Participants may attend virtually via GoToWebinar. Select "yes" when you are asked if you would like to participate via webinar at checkout.
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- Social Cognition 1 Attendee and Educator