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Wednesday, October 20, 2010 Skills & Strategies for Working with Students with Asperger’s Syndrome VC
Healthy Kids | Healthy Classrooms (formerly our Mental Health Series) is a professional development videoconference series for K-12 educators.
Our first session for the 2010-2011 school year takes place Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 3:30 p.m. central time. An overview of Asperger’s Syndrome and specific classroom strategies for these students will be discussed. This interactive videoconference will last 1 hour; for New Links to New Learning members, the fee is just $25! Non-members pay $85 per site. There is no limit to the number of participants per site.
Skills & Strategies for Working with Students with Asperger’s Syndrome, presented by Brenda A. Brown, a Clinical Nurse Specialist with BJC Behavioral Health is in November. Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) is a specific, pervasive developmental disorder that is characterized by deficiencies in behavior, social, and communication skills. Asperger’s Syndrome is considered one of the Autism Spectrum Disorders (also PDD-NOS, Autistic Disorder) which affects an estimated 1% of children in the U.S.
At the end of the interactive presentation participants will understand the following:
• Definition and criteria for Asperger’s Syndrome
• Classroom behaviors of students with Asperger’s Syndrome
• Educational objectives for students with Asperger’s Syndrome
• Treatment options: medications, behavioral interventions
• Classroom strategies for students with Asperger’s Syndrome
To register, contact Rebecca Morrison at Cooperating School Districts by November 12. If you have questions, please contact Rebecca as well.