Class 4 – The Social Disability: How Autism Disrupts Your Classroom and what to do about it

This class is designed to help the teacher understand the child’s social abilities and deficits and how they influence the behavior and performance in the classroom and provides strategies to optimize the child’s strengths and limit their weaknesses in this area.

This class is delivered as 8 comprehensive, easy to digest lessons. Each lesson contains a mix of audio recordings, video recordings and written content which is accessible anywhere, anytime that best fits your schedule.

  • Lesson 1: How the social database develops
  • Lesson 2: The reason behind the aversion to social interaction
  • Lesson 3: How to develop social skills
  • Lesson 4: How to practice using social skills
  • Lesson 5: Structured environments support social skills development
  • Lesson 6: Encouraging participation and engagement
  • Lesson 7: Self-advocacy
  • Lesson 8: Bullying

Your Class Presenters

Timothy Wahlberg, Ph.D.

Timothy Wahlberg, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist and School Psychologist Founder and Clinical Director
The Prairie Clinic, Geneva, IL

Clinical Director
National Autism Academy

Jeanne Beard

Jeanne Beard

Founder, National Autism Academy

Author, “Autism & The Rest of Us: How to Sustain a Healthy, Functional and Satisfying Life with a Person on the Autism Spectrum.”

Dr. Wahlberg has been developing life-changing strategies for families with children on the autism spectrum through his work in a clinical, one-on-one environment for nearly 25 years.

During this training, you will receive the tools, techniques, and worksheets he uses so successfully in his own practice, along with the instructions you need to use them.

Jeanne is the Founder of the National Autism Academy, a graduate of Northwestern University, and the author of Autism & The Rest of Us: How to Sustain a Healthy, Functional And Satisfying Relationship with a Person on the Autism Spectrum.

Jeanne is the mother of 2 sons diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD. As a certified life coach she dedicates her time to helping those who live with, work with and love someone with autism succeed in life.

You will learn to identify and support the social challenges that impact the child with autism, how to manage disruptive behavior and successful ways to ensure the success of the classroom.

 

We will cover…

  • How is the social Database developed?
  • Why the Aversion to Social Interaction?
  • Flying under the radar
  • How do we develop Social skills?
  • How do we get younger children to interact with class

Class 4 – The Social Disability:
How Autism Disrupts Your Classroom and what to do about it

$40

3 PD Clock Hours

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