2021 Summer Training Institute on Autism:

Advances in Evidence-Based Practice for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Who should attend?

This free webinar is for anyone who is interested in or touched by autism. It will intrigue interdisciplinary professionals and college students, families, and anyone else interested in learning more about autism.

Overview

This Training Institute is designed to prepare educators and service providers to understand the social communication, behavioral, and learning characteristics of children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The Training Institute will present new findings on evidence-based practices and offer practical strategies for implementing these practices for individuals with ASD in educational and community settings.

Webinar Schedule

June 15, 16 & 17, 2021. Each day will follow the schedule below (all times are Eastern):

  • 09:30 am – 09:45 am:   Join Zoom and Get Comfortable
  • 09:45 am – 10:00 am:   Welcome and Tips for a Successful Webinar
  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm:   Morning Session
  • 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm:   Lunch Break
  • 12:45 pm – 02:15 pm:   Afternoon Session 1
  • 02:15 pm – 02:30 pm:   Afternoon Break
  • 02:30 pm – 04:00 pm:   Afternoon Session 2

Agenda & Registration

Make sure to register for Each Day you plan to attend. It’s FREE to attend, but you MUST register. We encourage you to register for all three days. To find resources provided by the Summer Training Institute’s Featured Speakers and the opportunity to complete an Evaluation and request an attendance certificate, please visit our Resources page.

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021 (Eastern Time)

Autism Navigator
10:00 am to 12:00pm (Eastern Time)
Reducing the Stigma of Autism and Promoting Early Intervention: Lessons for the Future
Featured Speakers — Roy Richard Grinker, PhD & his daughter Isabel
Professor of Anthropology at George Washington University
12:45 pm to 2:15 pm (Eastern Time)
Grief, Loss and Chronic Sorrow: Finding the Path to Joy and Growth
Featured Speaker — Sally Karioth, PhD, APRN, CT
Professor and Coordinator of Teaching Excellence at Florida State University
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Distinguishing Between Grief and Trauma: There Are No Traumatic Events Only Traumatic Responses
Featured Speaker — Sally Karioth, PhD, APRN, CT
Professor and Coordinator of Teaching Excellence at Florida State University
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Wednesday, June 16, 2021 (Eastern Time)

Autism Navigator
10:00 am to 12:00pm (Eastern Time)
We Don’t Need Another Study: Ending Racist Structure and Practice in Autism
Featured Speaker — David Mandell,  ScD
Kenneth E. Appel Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
12:45 pm to 2:15 pm (Eastern Time)
Panel Discussion about Racial Disparities: Brainstorming Solutions with Community Leaders — Part 1
Featured Speaker & Moderator — Reverend Anthony Evans, MDiv
President of the National Black Church Initiative
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Panel Discussion about Racial Disparities: Brainstorming Solutions with Community Leaders — Part 2
Featured Speaker & Moderator — Reverend Anthony Evans, MDiv
President of the National Black Church Initiative
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Thursday, June 17, 2021 (Eastern Time)

Autism Navigator
Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Literacy Practices for Emerging Multilingual Students with Disabilities
Featured SpeakerMaría Rosa Brea, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders and the Director of the Bilingual Extension Program at New York University
10:00 am to 12:00pm (Eastern Time)
Multilingualism, Cultural Diversity, and Disability: Debunking Myths and Paving New Paths
12:45 pm to 2:15 pm (Eastern Time)
Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Practices: Bridging Home and Educational Contexts
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Literacy for All: Culturally and Linguistically Responsive and Inclusive Instruction
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About ASHA CEU Credits, Certificates of Attendance, and In-Service Credits

Earn up to 0.5 ASHA CEUs or 5 contact hours per day for a total possible 1.5 CE or 15 contact hours for the entire Summer Training Institute. To complete the evaluation, please visit our Summer Training Institute Resources page.

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Requirements for ASHA CEU Credits
Participants may attend one or more days of the Summer Training Institute and can be eligible for ASHA CEU Credits based on the number of days attended for a possible total of 1.5 ASHA CEU Credits. Participants must be logged in from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EST) each day to earn ASHA CEU Credits. Credit for ASHA CEUs will only be awarded to participants who are logged in for at least 80% of each day. There is no partial credit awarded for ASHA CEU Credits for less than a day. For information or assistance, please email autism@med.fsu.edu.

Please note the amount of Intermediate Level CEUs offered for each day below:

  • June 15: 0.5 ASHA CEUs, 5 hours of instruction for in-service points
  • June 16: 0.5 ASHA CEUs, 5 hours of instruction for in-service points
  • June 17: 0.5 ASHA CEUs, 5 hours of instruction for in-service points

Certificate of Attendance and In-service Points
Participants can request a certificate of attendance from the Summer Institute Resource page. A link will be added here when the Summer Training Institute opens at 10:00am ET, June 15, 2021. Certificates of attendance will reflect the amount of time participants are logged in each day.

If you are an educator, you need to check with your professional development office to find out the documentation you need to get in-service points from your agency or district.

Autism Navigator

This course is offered for up to 1.5 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional Area).

Autism Navigator

Not sure where to go? We’re here to help: support@autismnavigator.com.