Class 7 – Communication Effectiveness: How to find the Meaning that Gets Lost

Required Pre-requisite:  Class 1, 2 & 3

This class will teach the teacher specific strategies to use to communicate effectively and to teach abstract concepts so that the information is understood. This will improve the child’s overall comprehension and ability to respond and become a contributing member of the class.

This class is delivered as 11 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: What makes communication so difficult?
  • Lesson 2: Why is information M.I.A.?
  • Lesson 3: Comprehension difficulties
  • Lesson 4: Making communication linear and non-abstract
  • Lesson 5: Abstract terms and the T.E.A.C.H. method
  • Lesson 6: 21 tips for better communication
  • Lesson 7: Communicating with non-verbal and less verbal children-developmental milestones and red flags
  • Lesson 8: Communicating with non-verbal and less verbal using sign language
  • Lesson 9: Communicating with non-verbal and less verbal children using P.E.C.S.
  • Lesson 10: Communicating with non-verbal and less verbal children using toys to promote language
  • Lesson 11: Communication in summary

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.

As teacher you will learn the TEACH© method of communication that will increase comprehension and the child’s ability to work with abstract terms and concepts and become a contributing member of the class.

 

We will cover…

  • Abstract Terms and the TEACH method
  • Linear Language and understanding
  • Explain what it IS and what it ISN’T – Lack of inference and environmental knowledge
  • 17 Tips from AATROU

Class 7 – Communication Effectiveness: How to find the Meaning that Gets Lost

Required Pre-requisite:  Class 1, 2 & 3

$40

3 PD Clock Hours

Please note that while you can purchase a class without purchasing the prerequisite course(s) you will not be able to access the course material until you have purchased and completed the material in each of the prerequisite classes.

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