Too often, students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are excluded from general education classrooms in order to receive applied behavior analysis (ABA) interventions in segregated settings. This does a huge disservice to students with ASD because when they learn skills in isolated settings, they often lack the ability to generalize what they learned and to apply these skills in natural environments. There are also multiple learning opportunities that occur in the general education environment that cannot be replicated in segregated settings.
This engaging 90-minute webinar will provide a framework for designing and implementing applied behavior analysis interventions within general education classrooms to meet the needs of students with ASD.
Although students with ASD may need specialized interventions in order to fully engage and learn in general education classrooms, this does not mean that teachers working in inclusive classrooms cannot learn how to provide what these students need. While it is not expected that all teachers of students with ASD will become experts in ABA, they can learn how to apply ABA teaching principles to improve learning outcomes of students with ASD.
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The $49 registration fee includes a PDF copy of the PowerPoint presentation that will accompany the live presentation. This will be emailed to each registrant via the email address provided at registration.
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Dr. Debra Leach is an Assistant Professor of Special Education at Winthrop University and is a board-certified behavior analyst who specializes in working with children with autism spectrum disorders, their families and those who serve them. She has served as a special education teacher and general education teacher at the elementary level working in inclusive settings and was the inclusion specialist at the K-8 laboratory school at Florida Atlantic University.
Debra has served as the Associate Director for the Florida Atlantic University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. In her current position at Winthrop University, Debra teachers a variety of courses in special education. She also has received grants to provide statewide training to teachers promoting the successful inclusion of students with autism spectrum disorders.
In addition to publishing several journal articles, Debra is the author of two books, Bringing ABA into your Inclusive Classroom: A Guide to Improving Outcomes for Students with ASD and Bringing ABA into Home, School, and Play for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.