Workshops with Dr. Kathleen Quill

Dr. Quill will help autism leaders, special and general education teachers, behavior consultants, psychologists, speech language pathologists, administrators, counselors, social workers, and family members learn important communication and behavior modification skills. Her two workshops are all-online and are now open for registration.

These workshops are conducted entirely online such that you may work at your own pace.

About Dr. Quill

Kathleen Quill, PhD, is a developmental psycholinguist, special education administrator, Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D), and advocate who lectures internationally. She co-authored bestselling texts: Teaching children with autism (Delmar Pub., 1995); DO-WATCH-LISTEN-SAY: Social and communication intervention (Brookes Pub. 2000; 2nd ed, 2017); Intervention for Repetitive & Restricted Behaviors in Autism (in development); internet webinars & modules; and AutismPro online curriculum system (2004). Kathleen is on the editorial board for JADD and Focus on Autism; the Board of Directors for AAPC; and is a member of the Professional Panel of Advisors for the Autism Society of America.

Workshop 1: Developing Functional Communication in Students with Moderate and Severe Autism Spectrum Disorders

This 37 minute webinar summarizes how to support the development of meaningful, generalized, functional communication skills in learners with autism. This session describes the acquisition, mastery, and generalization of communication skills; highlights the importance of data-based assessment, planning and progress monitoring; and reviews how various evidence-based practices may be used to teach generalized, functional use of skills. Content is from the seminal text: DO-WATCH-LISTEN-SAY: Social and Communication Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder, Second edition. Brookes Publishing, 2017

Objectives

By attending this workshop participants will:

  1. Learn the acquisition, mastery, and generalization of communication skills.
  2. Learn the importance of data-based assessment.
  3. Learn planning and progress monitoring.
  4. Know how various evidence-based practices may be used to teach generalized, functional use of skills.

Workshop 2: Repetitive and Restrictive Behaviors in Autism

The presence of restricted and repetitive behaviors (RRB) and interests remain the least understood characteristic of Autism Spectrum Disorder.  The purpose of this 75 minute webinar is to help professionals understand:

  1. The range of RRB in autism
  2. When and how to assess RRB, and
  3. Key components of a treatment plan to reduce the frequency or intensity of RRB, when appropriate.

Case studies guide the discussion.

Objectives

By attending this workshop participants will:

  1. Acquire a basic understanding of repetitive behaviors seen in individuals with ASD of all ages.
  2. Receive guidance on how to approach treatment.

Registration

The registration fee for both workshops is $40. All registrations are processed online by Indiana University (IU) Conferences. You may pay with a credit card, check, or purchase order. All registrations are final, and no money will be refunded.

Register now