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PEPSA Training Events!

Targeting Social Skills in Schools 

Presented by: Jarrod Zinser, M.S., CCC-SLP
Hosted by FSU CARD

March 8, 2019
Tallahassee, FL and ONLINE!
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Social impairments have been identified as targets for intervention for students with autism. Several interventions incorporate a social-communication skills teaching component and utilize
typically-developing peers to foster social development in young children with autism. This session will discuss the models supported by evidence and how to incorporate these models into a daily school routine.

*For online session, please check your confirmation e-mail for further attendance and viewing instructions.
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Best Practices for Assessment & Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Presented by Celine Saulnier, Ph.D.
Hosted by UM-NSU CARD
March 15, 2019
Key West, FL

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This session will provide participants with best practices in assessment and
intervention for individuals with ASD. Clinical features of ASD, differential
diagnosis of ASD from other similar disorders and disparities in diagnosis will be
discussed. Participants will also learn how to select evidence-based practices for
intervention which are based on individual student profiles.

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Reading Strategies for Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disabilities  

Presented by Kelly Whalon, Ph.D.
Hosted by FSU CARD
March 27, 2019
ONLINE via Zoom

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This presentation will share the components of comprehensive reading interventions for learners with ASD and intellectual disabilities (ID) that address code- and meaning- focused skills. Participants will learn evidence-based approaches shown to enhance reading development. Specific examples of how to assess current reading skills of learners with ASD and ID as well as methods for applying effective reading strategies in the context of a comprehensive reading curriculum will be presented.    

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The Brain and ASD: Impact on Instruction, Academics and Challenging Behavior

Presented by Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D.
Hosted by UM-NSU CARD
April 6, 2019
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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This session will briefly review some of the neurological research related to ASD
in laymen’s terms. Specifically, brain research related to academics/learning,
social, sensory and regulation will be addressed. Practical implications of the
findings of this research will also be discussed.

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CARD Conference 2020 - Call for Papers

The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities is now inviting proposals for their 27th Statewide Annual Autism Conference in Orlando, FL, January 17-19, 2020. Visit for more information and to submit a proposal.

Submission deadline is May 31, 2019.

Submit a Proposal
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Thank you!
This product was developed by the Partnership for Effective Programs for Students with ASD, a project funded by the State of Florida, Department of Education K-12 Public Schools, Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services, through federal assistance under the
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Part B.
Copyright © 2019 Partnership for Effective Programs for Students with Autism, All rights reserved.

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