The STAR Autism Program: Strategies for Teaching Based on Autism Research
Date: June 17 8:00am - June 20 4:00pm Location: York Graduate Center - Room 121, Graduate Campus
Learn to use evidence-based applied behavioral analysis (ABA) strategies in your school program. The ABA instructional methods of discrete trial training, pivotal response training, and functional routines form the instructional base of this comprehensive program for children with autism.
The curriculum content areas include:
• Expressive language
• Receptive language
• Spontaneous language
• Functional routines
• Pre-academic skills
• Social interaction and play skills
This course will provide students with techniques needed to teach children with autism using the applied behavioral analysis instructional techniques. Students will learn to implement these techniques within the framework of a comprehensive developmental curriculum. Learn more about the STAR Autism Program at starautismsupport.com
Past participants are saying…
“Provides applied and practical suggestions that I can use immediately.”
“Presenters were extremely knowledgeable, both on the STAR Curriculum, and the day-to-day realities of the classroom.”
“The STAR Program allows for consistency among the staff, both in instruction and data collection.”
Course Details & Registration
Dates: Monday-Thursday, June 17-20, 2013
Time: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Instructors: Joel Arick, Ph.D., and Sheila Magee, M.S.
Degree-applicable credit: SPED 589, 2 semester hours, $1,608
If you are a current Lewis & Clark graduate student, please register through WebAdvisor. Non-Lewis & Clark students seeking degree-applicable credit, please complete the Special Student Registration form (PDF)
Continuing education credit: CEED 832, 2 semester hours, $700
Noncredit/CEU: 30 hours, $500
Please register for noncredit/CEU through Star Autism Support.
Participants will need to purchase the STAR Program Manual ($49), available on the first day of class or on the STAR Autism website.
To ensure your place and to avoid cancellation due to insufficient enrollment, please register no later than two weeks before your course or workshop is scheduled to begin.
Need a place to stay?
We are pleased to offer workshop participants discounted rates at two nearby hotels.
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 14811 Kruse Oaks Drive, Lake Oswego. 503-624-8400. $84 per night.
Lakeshore Inn, 210 N State Street, Lake Oswego. 503-636-9679. $89-125 per night.
To receive the reduced rate mention that you are in town attending a workshop at Lewis & Clark College when booking your stay.
About the Instructors
Joel Arick, Ph.D. is the lead author of the STAR Autism Program. Dr. Arick has 30 years of experience working in the field of autism. He is currently assisting the state of Oregon to develop a network of school-based training sites for children with autism in Elementary and Middle School age levels.
Sheila Magee, M.S. is a School Psychologist and School Administrator. Sheila has worked with children with autism for over 20 years. Sheila has coordinated programs for children with autism at both the pre-school and school-age level. She has expertise in analysis of behavior and implementation of positive behavior support strategies.
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