|Workshop|| Social Skills Training for Adolescents w/ Autism
|Department||ESU 10 - SPED
|Default Contact||Denise Neill
|Description||An Overview of The PEERS Curriculum: Social Skills Training for Adolescents with Autism
Date: March 23, 2021
Time: 3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Location: Virtual training https://zoom.us/my/jalewis
Fee: No fee
Presenter: Annette Wragge, State Coordinator for the Nebraska ASD Network
Administrators, general education teachers, specialist teachers, family members, special education professionals and related service providers
Adolescents on the autism spectrum require specialized instruction to develop friendships and social networks. In this webinar, participants will learn to teach adolescents with ASD how to:
? Develop and maintain friendships,
? Handle peer conflict and rejection,
? Teach ecologically valid social skills used by socially successful teens,
? Help teens find sources of friendship with assistance from social coaches,
Participants will also learn ways to train social coaches to support individuals with ASD using strategies that ultimately foster dependence in social relationships.
• Identify social skills deficits among adolescents.
• Recognize the importance of improving friendships.
• Explore limitations of existing social skills interventions and research findings related to social skills instruction.
• Learn how to implement PEERS curriculum for teens.
Registration Deadline: March 22, 2021
Register online at https://odie.esu10.org to access an Odie workshop, register or to request an Odie account. If you have difficulty requesting an account, please contact Denise Neill at email@example.com or 308-237-5927.
|Audience||Audience: Administrators, general education teachers, specialist teachers, family members, special education professionals and related service providers