Webinars

Supporting Students with Autism Through Distance Learning

Creating Structure and Routine

Are you worried about how you are going to support your students with autism through distance learning? Are your families struggling with creating routines that embed activities in the day?
If you answered yes to either of the questions above, sign up to access this FREE recorded webinar. This webinar will walk you through a three step process for supporting families to create routine and structure in their home environment as they prepare for distance learning.

Participants: This recorded webinar is appropriate for teachers who are supporting students with autism through distance learning and for families who have a child with autism who is now on distance learning.

Presenter: This training was presented by Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L. Tara is an occupational therapist and consultant for the Oklahoma Autism Center.

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Supporting Students with Autism Through Distance Learning

Seven Tips to Enhance Engagement During Virtual Sessions

Do you struggle with how to structure and engage your students with autism during a virtual session? This session will walk you through seven tips for engaging a student with autism during a virtual session.

Participants: This recorded webinar is appropriate for teachers who are supporting students with autism through distance learning and for families who have a child with autism who is now on distance learning.

Presenter: This training was presented by Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L. Tara is an occupational therapist and consultant for the Oklahoma Autism Center.

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Tips for De-Escalating Behavior

Do you struggle with how to react when a child’s behavior escalates? Does your reaction frequently cause the behaviors to escalate? This webinar will walk you through strategies to use when behavior starts to escalate.

Participants: This recorded webinar is appropriate for teachers who are supporting students with autism through distance learning and for families who have a child with autism who is now on distance learning.

Presenter: This training was presented by Tara Warwick, MS, OTR/L. Tara is an occupational therapist and consultant for the Oklahoma Autism Center.

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Autism and Safety

This seminar will provide you with safety resources specific for children with autism who wander.

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Technology Resources to Support Children with Autism

Are you overwhelmed with all the websites and resources now available for distance learning? Do you wonder which ones will help you with your students with autism?

Join Kacey Armour, Speech Language Pathologist, in this recorded webinar, as she highlights her favorite technology resources in the areas of social/communication, interactive games, academics, hands-on activities, and adult learning.

By accessing this webinar, you will receive a resource list of her favorite resources!

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Tips for De-Escalating Behavior

Children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often have difficulty managing stress and anxiety during times of change or uncertainty. This emotional dysregulation is a characteristic of ASD and can often result in challenging behavior. Challenging behaviors may occur if the student does not have the ability to seek or accept help when stressed, calm down and find alternative activity before outburst occurs and/or recover after an outburst. This training will help you recognize signs of stress or anxiety and provide strategies for supporting students with ASD address their own responses to stress.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify potential signs of stress and anxiety in children with ASD
  2. Identify strategies and supports to reduce stress and anxiety
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Ten Minute Tips

Self-Stimulatory Behavior in Children with Autism

Do you struggle understanding self-stimulatory behavior in children with autism? Do you need strategies on how to handle self-stimulatory behavior?

Join Tara Warwick, occupational therapist, as she provides a brief discussion on how to understand self-stimulatory behaviors.

Objectives

  1. Identify two potential reasons behind self-stimulatory behavior.
  2. Identify two strategies for addressing self-stimulatory behavior.
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Communicating in Difficult Situations

Do you have difficulty communicating with other team members in difficult situations? Do you have effective strategies for communicating with other team members about a challenging situation or during a difficult conversation?

Join Kelli Marshall, MS, SLP-CC for this free webinar. Kelli is a speech language pathologist who has had experience on both sides of the table with difficult conversations, as a parent and as a therapist. She will provide you with strategies for having difficult conversations with families and other team members.

Objectives:

  1. Identify at least three principles of effective communication.
  2. Describe the difference between empathy and sympathy.
  3. List the steps for starting a difficult conversation.
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Question & Answer

Picky Eaters

When children will not eat, it can be stressful for everybody involved. As parents, teachers, and therapists, it is important for us to understand the steps involved in eating, as well as strategies for supporting children who are problem feeders.

Join Tara Warwick, occupational therapist, as she provides you with strategies for addressing picky eaters. At the end of this webinar, she will answer common questions concerning eating challenges.

Objectives

  1. List the steps for eating a new food.
  2. Describe the difference between a picky eater and problem feeder.
  3. Identify at least three strategies to help children try new foods.
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