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WorkshopASD Autism and the Very Young Child
DepartmentESU#3 Student Services
Default ContactAmy Harvey
Default LocationESU 3

Presenter: Teri McGill, M. Ed., BCBA, Metro Region ASD Network Coordinator

   *All staff working with young children with ASD or characteristics of ASD, ages birth        to  5. (ECSE Teachers/SLP’s,  Head Start and Early Head Start, and other Early                  Childhood Providers)
    *Parents/Family Member, Administrators, and Service Coordinators

Participants will learn:
*Early “Red Flags” for young children and ASD
*An overview of ASD characteristics for young children
*Key curriculum components and strategies for teaching very young children with ASD.    These include:
    - Engagement /Approach Behavior
     -Joint attention
     -Intentional Communication
     -Early Social Skills
     -Beginning Play Skills –Context Controlled Responses