TEACCH® 2-Day: Fundamentals of Structured TEACCHing

TEACCH® FUNDAMENTALS OF STRUCTURED TEACCHING

TEACCH Fundamentals of Structured TEACCHing training course is delivered in partnership with TEACCH Autism Program, University of North Carolina.

Dates: 16 & 17 May 2020

Venue: Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Fee: €395. Fee includes refreshments and lunch each day, handouts and official TEACCH certificate.

Deposit: €125 to secure place

Balance of €270 can be paid in two instalments of €135

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Course Description

Developed by the TEACCH® Autism Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Structured TEACCHing is an evidence-based intervention that is founded on understanding the learning characteristics of individuals with Autism and the use of visual supports to promote meaning and independence.

The two – day TEACCH® course provides excellent background knowledge on Autism.  The content covers a wide range of topics relevant to learning and teaching and to the development of the child with Autism.

Fundamentals of Structured-TEACCHing is a two-day workshop that will provide participants with an overview of the learning styles of individuals on the autism spectrum and Structured TEACCHing. Structured TEACCHing is based on the understanding of the symptoms and learning styles of individuals on the autism spectrum and the use of visual supports to provide meaning, promote independence and capitalise on the individual’s strengths.   Participants will also learn antecedent-based behaviour support strategies using Structured TEACCHing principles. The format of this workshop will include presentations, videos, interactive discussions and small group activities.

Objectives

At the completion of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify characteristics of autism.
  • Design the physical organisation of learning spaces for students on the autism spectrum
  • Develop individualised schedules and work systems
  • Develop meaningful visual structure that promotes independence with educational activities
  • Problem solve behaviours using Structured TEACCHing principles

Target Audience

This course is designed for educators, SNAs, psychologists, speech & language therapists, parents, as well as others interested in educational strategies for school-aged children on autism spectrum.

Course Content:

  • Learning styles in Autism
  • Structured Teaching
  • Informal assessment of the student with Autism
  • Schedules
  • Structure
  • Visual Supports
  • Work Systems
  • Physical Organisation
  • Understanding and preventing behaviours that challenge.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Maximum number of delegates is 48

If you wish to stay overnight, the Glenroyal is a very nice hotel with a leisure club. Alternatively, there is reasonably priced accommodation available in Maynooth University. See the following link for information: https://www.maynoothcampus.com/

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