New York Center for Infants and Toddlers, Inc. and
New York University present:
   
   
ABA Strategies for Teaching Children with Autism

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011
New York’s Hotel Pennsylvania
401 7th Ave. (at 33rd Street)
New York, NY 10001

Accessible by: Subway 1,2,3 A,C,E,N,R,Q, V,W,B,D,F
Express and Local Buses, NJ Transit and LIRR (NYC Penn Station)
Parking Garages available in close vicinity

 

In response to the growing prevalence of the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, more focus is turned to the importance of early detection, assessment, and effective interventions for young children. This conference is designed for educators, speech and language pathologists, and related service providers, as well as families with children with special needs. Renowned Professionals in various fields will present the latest trends and research in the following areas:

  • Early Childhood Developmental Stages
  • Communication and Behavior Disorders
  • Building an effective Applied Behavior Analysis Program
  • Using Verbal Behavior in Addressing Language Barriers
As a result of this full-day conference, participants will:
 
  • Expand their knowledge of the use of verbal behavior in building language, communication, social, and academic skills
  • Identify signs of developmental delays in speech and language, functional communication, and social skills
  • Demonstrate skills for building and implementing an appropriate language program based on principles of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Identify the potential functions of problem behavior, environmental contexts that may occasion problem behavior, skill deficits that may occasion problem behavior, assessment procedures to match treatment to the function of problem behavior, and ways to prevent the development of behavior problems
  • Understand the relationship between programs across skill domains as well as the crucial role of “rate of acquisition” when assessing progress
  • Expand knowledge of using assessment tools to build appropriate programs
  • Understand components of teaching complex social and listener behavior
Conference Fee:
  • General Admission ………………………………………………………. $150.00
  • NYCIT Employees/NYU Students………………………………………. $100.00
  • NYU Students must have a valid student ID at time of registration
  • Group Rates Available. Please call Tamar Frankel at 212-752-7575 ext. 359
 
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