Community Calendar Event

Autism Workshop: Planning for Incidental Learning

Presented by: Birchtree Center

Planning for Incidental Learning:
How to Promote Generalization & Increase Learning Opportunities

An Autism Workshop for Para-Educators, Childcare Providers & Direct Service Providers

**Snow date: April 3, 2019**

Students with autism often struggle to use their skills in new settings. For example, just because a student can read a book at her desk doesn’t mean she’ll be able to read the menu in the cafeteria. But students CAN learn to generalize their skills to new settings when they receive the right kind of practice and support.

In fact, every school day offers countless opportunities for students to practice and strengthen their skills–whether students are waiting in line, walking in the halls, or communicating with a classmate. Board Certified Behavior Analysts from The Birchtree Center will discuss strategies for promoting generalization and increasing students’ incidental learning opportunities. You’ll get some practical tips for helping students practice their skills throughout the school and across the school day.

This 1.5-hour workshop includes a presentation followed by questions and discussion. The workshop is open to all–including educators, parents, and guardians–but the workshop is designed to be especially useful to para-educators and others who work one-on-one or in small groups with individuals with autism in school and childcare settings. Certificates of attendance are provided.

Admission is complimentary and reservations are suggested. Register online here or call 603-433-4192.

FAQs

Will the workshop be cancelled if it snows?

The snow date for this workshop is April 3. If local schools are closed for the day on March 27, then the event will most likely be postponed to April 3. All registered attendees will be notified by email and/or phone if the event has been postponed to April 3.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

You’ll enter our building through our Visitors’ Entrance. Directions are at www.birchtreecenter.org/contact. Plenty of free parking is available onsite.

Will workshop attendees receive Certificates of Attendance?

Yes. We will provide a Certificate of Attendance for you to pick up at the end of the presentation.

Are childcare / supervised activities available onsite?

No; we are unable to provide childcare during these workshops.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact The Birchtree Center at 603-433-4192 or by email.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes; you can update your registration information on Eventbrite or contact The Birchtree Center to notify us of any changes at 603-433-4192 or by email.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No–your name will be at the door.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn’t match the attendee. Is that okay?

Yes.

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location: The Birchtree Center

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