A recent CDC (Centers for Disease Control) report states that "1 in 88 children have autism." The number is far more prevalent in males (1 in 56 school-aged).
Over the last decade the numbers with autism have increased at a startling rate. While some people attribute the increase on better diagnosis, researchers' state there is no clear correlation. None of this, however, equips educators in dealing with problem behaviors or making accommodations for these students.
Highlights of this information-packed 90-minute webinar include:
In this webinar, you will learn how to:
To augment the PowerPoint™ presentation and activities, each participant will receive a (PDF) resource packet of the presentation with ideas, reproducible forms, activities and other suggested resources.
Aaron Wiemeier, MS, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has been practicing for 15 years with at-risk children and families in the foster care and adoptive system. A specialist in the area of attachment and trauma, with a particular emphasis on the neurophysiology of trauma, he uses a practical, and often experiential community-based approach to helping and empowering families and individuals to overcome the effects of trauma. He is an adjunct professor at a local university and a regular trainer for multiple agencies and organizations in the state of Colorado. Aaron has created a workbook entitled My Feelings Workbook, which helps traumatized children understand the emotions which may be associated with a traumatic experience on the non-verbal body level.
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