Fundamentals of Structured TEACCH®ing

Fundamentals of Structured TEACCH®ing: A Two-Day Online Workshop

October 4 & 5, 2022
9:00am - 4:00pm EST

Presenter: Amy Moore Gaffney, M.A., CCC-SLP
Educational Consultant and Indiana's only TEACCH® Certified Advanced Consultant

Sponsored by the Indiana Resource Center for Autism at the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Indiana University - Bloomington. 

Workshop Details

Overview

Research consistently indicates that individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) respond favorably to a structured environment. This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of how and why to implement structured teaching strategies (as developed by the TEACCH® Autism Program,) such as visual schedules, work systems and deliberately designed work materials to support student learning, communication, and behavior.

Goals and Objectives

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Understand why structured teaching is a helpful approach for individuals with ASD
  • Organize a classroom/workspace in a structured way
  • Design individualized visual schedules and work systems for a variety of learners
  • Create visually structured tasks to address the goals of a variety of learners
  • Develop an awareness of how structured teaching can be used to increase social and communication skills
  • Understand how to design structured teaching elements in order to provide a proactive approach to behavior management while also developing strategies to respond to any challenging behaviors that do occur

Who Should Attend

This workshop is designed for special education teachers, general education teachers, administrators, autism consultants, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, psychologists, family members, and any other professional working with individuals with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.

Cost and Registration

  • The registration fee for this workshop is $250.00 USD, which includes downloadable handouts.
  • Payment is by credit, debit, check, or purchase order. A limited number of slots are available, so participation is based on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Once registered, you will receive the link for the Zoom Workshop on the payment confirmation page, as well as via email on your invoice from iuconfs@indiana.edu.
  • Registration and payments are processed online by Indiana University (IU) Conferences.
  • All registrations are final. No money will be refunded.