Webinars

Monthly webinars targeted to school professionals, healthcare providers, families, caregivers, and community members, focus upon foundational topics that form the basis for awareness, programming, and support of individuals with ASD and related developmental disabilities. New topics are offered monthly with all webinars being available for 3 months past the live or posted webinar date(s). This window of availability allows you and those you work with to view the recording individually, together, or at a later date with increased flexibility. Make topics fit your schedule or that of your group!


Featured Webinar

View Neurobiology: Early Brain Development & the Need for Early Screening (Presented by Dr. Nancy Swigonski, Professor of Pediatrics, Indiana University, IU School of Medicine)

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Complimentary Webinars

About ASD

View ASD: Using Research to Guide Clinical Care for Non-Researchers (Presented at 2012 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by Dr. Erickson, Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center, IU School of Medicine)

View ASD Myths (Presented at 2011 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by Dr. Erickson, Christian Sarkine Autism Treatment Center, IU School of Medicine)



Strategies and Approaches for Special Needs

View Using Data to Know if Treatment is Making a Difference (Presented at 2012 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by S. Wilczynski, PhD, BCBA, Ball State University)

View Mathematics Disorders: Assessment, Diagnosis, & Intervention (Co-sponsored by the HANDS in Autism® Interdisciplinary Training & Resource Center and Indiana Association of School Pscyhologists (IASP)).

View Reading Disorders: Assessment, Diagnosis, & Intervention (Co-sponsored by the HANDS in Autism® Interdisciplinary Training & Resource Center and Indiana Association of School Pscyhologists (IASP)).

View Evidence Based Practices for Educating Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (Presented at 2011 Web Conference for Educators by Mitch Yell, Ph.D., Effective and Compliant IEPs Resource Center).

View Data Driven Decision Making Methods (Presented at 2011 Web Conference for Educators by Tiffany Neal and Sarah Shaffstall, HANDS in Autism).

View What's in Your Toolbox? (Presented at 2011 Web Conference for Educators by Wendy Walter Bailcy & Barbara Horvath the Center on Assessment and Instruction).

View Deafblindness & Communication Strategies (Presented at 2011 Web Conference for Educators by Indiana Deafblind Services Project).

View Ongoing Assessment and Child Documentation of Preschool Students (Presented at 2011 Web Conference for Educators by Sally Reed Crawford, Effective Evaluation Center).

View First Responder Training (Presented at 2011 Web Conference for Educators by B.Ketzner, Indiana Resource Center for Autism).


Transition

View Grow Up! : Transitioning out of the Classroom (Presented at 2012 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by S.Savage, & G.Chesterfield, Project SITE, IU)

View Effective Job Placement for People with an ASD (Presented at 2012 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by Molly Lang & Tim White, Noble of Indiana)

View Preparing for Life After High School (Presented at 2011 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by T.Grossi, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community).

View Preparing for life after High School: Secondary Transition Education and Services (Presented at 2011 Web Conference for Educators by Teresa Grossi, Secondary Transition Resource Center).


Technology for Special Needs

View iPad Basics and Introduction as an Assistive Technology and Accessible Materials Tool (Presented at 2012 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by PATINS Project)

View Assistive Technology and Accessible Instructional Materials in Indiana (Presented at 2012 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by PATINS Project)

View Self-Operated Accessible Text, E-Reading, and Video Self-Modeling on iPads, iTouches, iPhones with Free Software (Presented at 2011 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by PATINS Project).

View Assistive Technology Supports for Students with Autism (Presented at 2011 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by PATINS Project).

View Online Supports for Students with Autism (Presented at 2011 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by PATINS Project).

View Read:OutLoud, No Cost Text-To-Speech Software on ALL District and Student Home Computers (Presented at 2011 Web Conference for Educators by PATINS Project).

View Free Online Resources for Reaching More Students (Presented at 2011 Web Conference for Educators by PATINS Project).

View iPad Basics & Intro As An Assistive Technology Tool (Presented at 2011 Web Conference for Educators by PATINS Project).

View Easy Dashboards and Diagrams Using PowerPoint for Organization and Comprehension (Presented at 2011 Web Conference for Educators by PATINS Project).


Special Needs Issues and Resources

View Facts about Charter Schools & Students with Disabilities (Presented at 2012 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair K.Hope, JD, Office of Charter Schools, Ball State University)

View Health Insurance Coverage for Autism Spectrum Disorders (Presented at 2012 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by M. Trivdei, Volunteer Autism Advocate)

View Navigating the Funding Maze (Presented at 2012 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by J. Akers, Family Voices of Indiana)

View Culturally Responsive Practice (Presented at 2012 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by S.Ritter, The Equity Project)

View What can a Medical Home Do for Children with ASD? (Presented at 2011 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by Mary Jo Paladino, MSA; and Angela Paxton, Medical Home Learning Collaborative Resource Team)

View IN*SOURCE as a Parent Center in Indiana, Educational Experience, and Article 7 (Presented at 2011 Virtual Autism Awareness Fair by W.Cusik and T. Malesa-Wheaton, IN*SOURCE).

View A Parent's Perspective of the Special Education Process (Presented at 2011 Web Conference for Educators by Jennifer Littlefield, IN*SOURCE).

View Instructional Consultation Teams Overview (Presented at 2011 Web Conference for Educators by Jim Ansaldo and James Robinson, Indiana Center for Assessment and Instruction)

View Indiana Resource Network: Overview (Presented at 2011 Web Conference for Educators by Amy Starzynski, IDOE). (slides only)

View Teaming in Schools: A Closer Look at Multidisciplinary Teams (Presented at 2011 Web Conference for Educators by Ginger Miller, Effective Evaluation Resource Center).



Fostering Local Capacity & Implementation of Best Practices: Maximizing Webinar Benefits

Webinars are not just for viewing in the traditional way???use the following innovative suggestions to get the most use of webinar information--utilize it as a training tool for yourself as well as for others:

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Webinar series

Schools

Consider using the monthly webinars as part of your staff professional development time with certificates applicable for PGPs available through HANDS for participation in webinars. Follow this up with a make-it take-it workshop for staff or sponsor a family night where the family webinar can be viewed and supported by trained staff members! Use webinar content to energize staff and focus upon implementation of core behavioral, academic, and functional concepts each month!

Families and caregivers

Join webinars from the comfort of your home or join as a group to stay informed on topics and best practices for supporting your child, collaborating with your school, and staying up-to-date with foundational behavioral, academic, and functional topics to help across settings!

Healthcare professionals

Host luncheons to view and discuss topics covered in the medical webinars. Support viewings during shift changes with dissemination of materials, coaching of concepts, or additional web-based consultation with HANDS trainers the week following the webinars. Contact HANDS to find out more about CE options and steps to provide CE for webinar participation!



We are always available to work out a specific package to allow for the most cost efficient method for training those in your community or organization. We are hoping that you will take advantage of these opportunities as well as share such offerings and resources with your staff, students, colleagues, families, and community at large.

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Contact us at (317)274.2675 or hands@iupui.edu with any questions about this event.




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