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1. Sensory Tools for your Classroom - Cape Girardeau

Program: Project ACCESS

Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Audience: Special Education teachers and administrators, paraprofessionals, and physical and occupational therapists.

Dates: 8/21/2020

This one-day seminar focuses on understanding sensory systems and sensory concerns, and providing help planning sensory strategies are targeted in this workshop. Students who are comfortable and have their sensory needs met are students who are available for learning. For a limited time - All one-day workshops by Project ACCESS offer the option to bring a guest for free. Each person will need to register separately, and send the name of the free guest to projectaccess@missouristate.edu .

Please note: attending the Introduction to the Education of Students with Autism training is suggested, but not required, prior to attending this training. (This training is available online for free at https://education.missouristate.edu/access/onlineintro.htm) Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. with training beginning at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be on your own. Please make checks payable to Project ACCESS/Missouri State University, 901 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65897 (fax: 417-836-6393)

2. Working with Students with Autism in the Schools - Cape Girardeau

Program: Project ACCESS

Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Audience: Any educator or school staff member working with school-aged students with autism, and administrators.

Dates: 9/29/2020 to 10/27/2020

This four-day training is split into two, two-day presentations about four to six weeks apart. This allows participants to practice specific ways to analyze and alter environment, develop effective programs, adjust curriculum through IEP writing and analyze behavior data to determine appropriate interventions. Working in collaborative teams is strongly encouraged.

Topics to be covered include:

*specific ways to analyze and alter the environment;

*analyzing behavioral data to determine appropriate interventions;

*developing effective programs through IEP writing;

*creating a system for organizing educational strategies;

*teaching new skills and behaviors to students;

*working in collaborative teams to achieve the most success.

Discover information about behavior and reinforcement, social skills training, augmentative and alternative communication, and functional communication training. Target audience: Any educator or school staff member working with school-aged students with autism, and administrators.

Please note: Completing the Introduction to the Education of Students with Autism training is a prerequisite to this course. This class must be completed online or in-person at least one week prior to the WASS workshop training. Registration begins at 8:30 on the first and third days. Training begins at 9:00 all four days. Lunch will be on your own. Please make checks payable to Project ACCESS/Missouri State University, 901 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65897 (fax: 417-836-6393)

3. Visual Supports: More than Just a Schedule - Cape Girardeau

Program: Project ACCESS

Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Audience: Special Education teachers and administrators, paraprofessionals, and parents or caregivers of students with ASD.

Dates: 11/10/2020

Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder often struggle with information presented verbally, however, individuals with ASD have strengths in processing visual detail and utilizing visual seearch skills. Come learn about the power of visual supports and leave with a make and take for your student(s). For a limited time - All one-day workshops by Project ACCESS offer the option to bring a guest for free. Each person will need to register separately, and send the name of the free guest to projectaccess@missouristate.edu .

Please note: attending the Introduction to the Education of Students with Autism training is suggested, but not required, prior to attending this training. (This training is available online for free at https://education.missouristate.edu/access/onlineintro.htm) Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. with training beginning at 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be on your own. Please make checks payable to Project ACCESS/Missouri State University, 901 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65897 (fax: 417-836-6393)

4. Early Childhood Special Education - Cape Girardeau

Program: Project ACCESS

Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Audience: Any educator of staff member working with students with autism age 3 to 5 years, and administrators

Dates: 2/19/2021 to 3/19/2021

This four-day workshop, hosted by the Southeast RPDC, focuses on the fundamentals of educating preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Two days will meet face-to-face and the other two days will be done online .

Please note: Completion of the Introduction to the Education of Students with Autism training is a prerequisite.
Follow this link to register to take the online version of the Introduction to the Education of Students with Autism

Completion of the online study for this course prior to attending the subsequent face-to-face training day is required. An online assessment that is designed to document mastery of competencies presented in the online study will be administered and a minimum score must be achieved at least five days prior to the face-to-face meeting.