Region IV CSPD

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Monday, August 19, 2019 at 8:30 AM MDT
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 4:00 PM MDT

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Shodair Children's Hospital 
2755 Colonial Dr
Helena, MT 59601

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Shelley Dempsey 
Region IV CSPD, Prickly Pear Cooperative 

STAR Training: Strategies for Teaching based on Autism Research

August 19-20, 2019                Shodair Children's Hospital


STAR: Strategies for Teaching based on Autism Research

The instructional methods of discrete trial training, pivotal response training, teaching functional routines, and positive behavior interventions and supports form the instructional base of this comprehensive program. 


  • Receive examples of STAR Program lesson plans at each instructional level in order to practice their skills in implementing the program.
  •  Learn the STAR Program’s curriculum content. 
  • Watch video and demonstrations of the three instructional methodsin the STAR Program

.What You Will Learn

• Developmental curriculum content appropriate for students withASD and other developmental disabilities

.• Curriculum-based assessment techniques for baseline and progressmonitoring.• To use Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to teach new skills

.• To teach student with ASD to be independent and to generalizeskills within their daily routines.