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TRIAD Full-Day Workshop, Stepping Into the Future: Preparing Students on the Autism Spectrum for Life after High School, March 10, 2011

Date: March 10, 2011

Time: 8:30AM to 3:30PM

Location: TBA

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Description

TRIAD Full-Day Workshop
Stepping Into the Future: Preparing Students on the Autism Spectrum for Life after High School
(East TN)

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Offered by the Department of Education, Division of Special Education, in collaboration with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD).

Designed for parents and professionals supporting middle school and high school students with autism spectrum disorders. Intermediate-level training focused on improving academic and functional achievement to facilitate movement from school to post-school activities, including:

  • Social skills training
  • Postsecondary education
  • Vocational education
  • Independent living skills
  • Community participation

Examples and activities will be used to apply strategies across a spectrum of ability levels. Participants will learn how to assess the individual needs, strengths, preferences, and interests of students for transition planning, and will learn strategies and tools to support students in a variety of settings.

Registration for this workshop has closed.

For more information, contact Linda Copas in the Division of Special Education at (615)-741-7790 or Linda.Copas@tn.gov.

For more information, visit:
The Tennessee Department of Education Training site.

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