This DVD is an in-service training favorite! Through over four hours of training, Dr. Jed Baker will prepare your staff to enhance social skills and manage meltdowns. This comprehensive presentation will give your staff a deeper understanding of the social-emotional functioning of their students with autism. Teachers, therapists, paraprofessionals, and family members will easily learn step by step techniques from Dr. Baker that they can immediately put into practice.
Dr. Baker uses his 20 years of experience to give you the practical advice you need to support students with autism. This DVD will teach you how to build conversation skills, conflict resolution, emotion management, employment, dating, and more. You will learn how to develop a behavior plan to address challenging patterns of behavior and encourage positive changes in your students. You will learn strategies to manage crisis situations and how to prevent meltdowns from happening. Learn to develop positive peer acceptance that will encourage and support students with autism and prevent bullying. Learn how to assess a student's social skills in both individual and group settings.
This DVD is an invaluable resource for anyone raising or teaching someone with autism. This makes a great topic for your next in-service training event. Use it as a training resource for new teachers and support staff. Place it in your lending library for teachers to review and for parents to watch so that you can provide continuity of behavior management across the school and home.
Approximate running time: 4.5 hours