7/12/16 - 7/14/16: A Framework for Applying Structured Teaching Across
the School Day: For Students with ASD and other Similar Learners, Lyndon Town School. This year this workshop is sponsored by the Vermont Higher Education Collaborative.
This three- day workshop is an intensive training for teams working with students with
autism. Comprehensive, effective programming for students with autism requires planning
and supports that are used across the day. Participants will learn to use a planning
framework tool and software (included) to analyze and design appropriate physical and
visual structure across the school day using the foundation principles of structured
teaching. Each team will create a planning binder and starter materials for their target
student. Discussion will also include designing comprehensive programs, short and long-range planning for individuals with ASD, relevance and connection to the IEP, and instructional strategies.
Who Should Attend
Teams of 2-4 members working with one target student, must include a case manager (e.g.
special educator) or professional designee. At least one person must be familiar with the
Team members could
include: Special Educators, Related Service Personnel (e.g.
occupational therapists, speech/language pathologists, physical therapists, counselors),
Paraprofessionals, Parents, Administrators, Behaviorists.
Prerequisite: Team participants must have a current student who will serve as the case
study. Content Overview
Day 1: Setting the Stage for Structure: Creating Autism-Friendly Environments.
Day 2: Designing and Implementing Supports to Guide Students Across the Day
Day 3: Matching Structure to Content Instruction/Action Planning: Next Steps
This three-day workshop may be taken as a workshop series or as a 1 credit graduate course. Choose to participate either way
July 12- 14, 2016
Lyndon Town School
Cost: $450 for 3-day workshop
$600 for 3-day workshop &1 credit course