Seminar begins : 9.15 AM
Seminar concludes : 4.00 PM
TEACCH® Autism Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill developed the intervention approach called Structured TEACCHing, an evidence - based strategy that is based on understanding the learning characteristics of individuals with Autism and the use of visual supports to promote meaning and independence. .
Participants will be introduced to:
- Learning styles in Autism
- Structured Teaching
- Informal assessment of the student with Autism
- Teaching communication skills to children with Autism
- Social communication
- Behaviour management
Course Outline and Content
This course is provided by the National Council for Special Education (NCSE) in conjunction with Division TEACCH, University of North Carolina. The two - day TEACCH course provides excellent background knowledge on Autism. The content covers a wide range of topics relevant to learning and teaching and to the development of the child with Autism.
Information for Applicants
The course is open to
- Teachers working in classes for student(s) with Autism in a mainstream setting
- Teachers in special schools who are currently working with student(s) with Autism
- Full-time Special Education Teachers who are currently working with student(s) with Autism
- Participants will require permission from the Board of Management to attend. Typically, substitution for this seminar will only be allowed to classroom teachers with primary responsibility for students with a special educational need and if it is deemed absolutely essential by the Principal
- Typically substitution will only be allocated to non - substitute teachers
- Payment is not available to teachers in a substitute capacity
Refreshments and lunch will be provided.