September 15, 2021 at 9:00 AM
September 16, 2021 at 4:00 PM

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This is a virtual training.

The training will be "Live via Zoom"


Jeanne Buchanan 
MESA Project/Oklahoma Autism Center 


Autism Spectrum Disorder:  Foundation Training for Teachers and Other Certified Staff


This virtual two-day workshop is designed for teachers and other certified staff who serve students with autism and other developmental disabilities. Upon completion participants will have practical information regarding how ASD affects classroom performance.  Effective strategies and supports will be provided.   

Topics include:

  • Autism: What we know
  • Characteristics of autism
  • Identification of autism
  • The power of teaming
  • Inclusive practices
  • Classroom strategies for supporting students with ASD
  • Enhancing students’ communication and social interactions
  • Social emotional supports
  • Understanding and de-escalating behavior
  • Parent and self-advocate perspectives
  • Motivating change

Registration Cost:  $275 per person