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Charles County, “Autism Spectrum Disorder In the Classroom”

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm UTC+0

College of Southern Maryland Student Support Services/Disability Support will be sponsoring an all-day conference on autism in the classroom and executive functioning in adolescents and young adults.

Dr. Wolf is the director of Disability Services at Boston University and has more than 30 years of experience working with Individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders. She is the co-author of Students with Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for College Personnel and Students on the Spectrum: A College Guide for Parents. She has co-developed a model of service delivery for college students entitled “Strategic Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.”

Dr. Horowitz is the senior advisor of Strategic Innovation, Research, and Insights at the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD). Dr. Horowitz is the lead author of NCLD’s 2017 State of Learning Disabilities report.

Topics of discussion:

– Recognizing Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
– Needs on campus
– Common academic difficulties
– Accommodations
– Managing classroom behavior/working with behavior review team
– Strategies and tips for faculty
– Executive functioning in adolescents and young adults
– Development of regulation
– Strategies in the classroom

Approximately 50,000 students with autism graduate from high school each year, and increasing numbers of those students, about 35%, go on to higher education.

Where:

College of Southern Maryland 8370 Mitchell Road La Plata, MD 20646

La Plata Campus Center for Business and Industry (BI Building), Room 113

To register, please call or e-mail:

Jennell Short 301-539-4720 | jshort@csmd.edu OR Glennis Daniels-Bacchus 301-934-7614 | glennisd@csmd.edu

Please register by Friday, April 6, 2018

 

 

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