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Behavior Strategies for Children With Autism: Supporting Social-Emotional Skills

Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Duration: 1 Hour

Session 4: Behavior Strategies for Children With Autism: Supporting Social-Emotional Skills

Perfect for parents and early intervention providers, this one-hour virtual event gives you the practical guidance you need to support positive behavior in young children who have a diagnosis of autism (or signs that they may be on the autism spectrum). Two expert presenters will explain the core deficits of autism and discuss how behavior and social-emotional skills are affected by challenges in specific areas, from flexibility to social communication. Useful tips and strategies to build social-emotional skills and make positive behavior changes will be highlighted.

The 45 minute presentation will be followed by a 15 minute Q&A session with the presenter. Please note that if you are unable to attend live you can still register to be sent access to the recording.
The learning objectives from this event are as follows:

  • Describes a model of the core deficits of autism.
  • Describes the relationship between Making Sense of Self, Others, and the Environment; Flexibility; Social Communication; and Regulation.
  • Identifies ways to foster social-emotional skills by embedding skill development into young children's daily routines.
  • Discusses strategies to prevent and manage challenging behaviors in young children who have autism, or red flags for being on the autism spectrum.

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