The Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) and Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) are pleased to announce a new and unique three-day workshop. This workshop is designed specifically for early childhood supervisors and early childhood teachers providing intervention to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related disabilities enrolled in state early childhood programs.
This unique training will take place in an inclusive model classroom setting mentored by TRIAD consultants and TDOE 619 staff. This free workshop will combine lecture, small group discussion, video footage of strategies, demonstrations of evidence based interventions by early childhood teachers and hands-on practice with students with disabilities inside the model classroom setting. The unique feature of this training involves participants practicing strategies inside the model classroom with students.
Participants should accomplish the following outcomes:
This three day training will take place on Sept. 10-12, 2013, at Cookeville High School in Putnam County, TN, and will be open to 21 early childhood supervisors and teachers. Each training participant will receive a half-day follow-up visit by a TRIAD consultant approximately 6-8 weeks following the training.
Admission to this workshop will be by application only. Deadline for registration is Tuesday, Aug. 27, two weeks prior to Day 1 of the workshop, or until full.