***Please note*** A construction project is underway across the street from Southern Oregon ESD’s Medford Office. There is no parking in front of SOESD’s main entrance on North Grape Street. Please allow additional time to find parking and have adequate walk time to get to your meeting.
This workshop is designed for EI/ECSE staff planning to implement training with families. Workshop will cover a general overview of the evidence-based strategies taught within the parent training curriculum “Teaching Social Communication to Children with Autism” by Brooke Ingersoll and Anna Dvortcsak. The training will also focus on specific strategies and techniques for providing one to one coaching to families.
Class will cover direct and indirect strategies to enhance communication and social interactions, with a focus in the afternoon on strategies for coaching families. Strategies covered will be techniques to improve social engagement, language, social imitation, and play skills, incorporated within daily routines. Strategies will apply to children with autism, as well as children with communication or social interaction delays.
Southern Oregon ESD - Upstairs Conference Room
101 N. Grape Street
Medford, OR 97501
September 21, 2016 (8:30am - 3:30pm) Lunch Provided
Going to the Southern Oregon ESD Website at: http://www.soesd.k12.or.us/
, then go to Workshops and Professional Development. If you have questions or need assistance please contact Dawn Stephens at Dawn_Stephens@soesd.k12.or.us or 541-776-8554.
The Oregon Department of Education has made a small amount of funds available to reimburse participating agencies for staff substitute pay. These funds are to provide release time to staff to be involved in ORPATS training (Workshops and/or visits to ORPATS Training Sites). This funding must be approved ahead of time and is on a first come first served basis. Please visit our website to download forms and instructions for submitting. www.orpats.org
This workshop is a collaboration between OrPATS & SOESD Southern Oregon Regional Program