Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.


35th Annual Convention; Phoenix, AZ; 2009

Workshop Details

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Workshop #W39
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Transition for Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder: Adolescence to Adulthood
Friday, May 22, 2009
6:00 PM–9:00 PM
North 126
Area: AUT; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Erin E. Barton, Ph.D.
RAYNI L. ANDERSON (NHS Human Services)
Description: This intermediate workshop focuses on all areas of transition for students with an ASD. Participants will learn about the importance of transition planning, the process of transition planning, and the necessary skills to be taught in relation to transition planning from the school setting to postsecondary education, to independent or supported community living arrangements, to work placements, and community integration. Team members roles will be outlined, and resources will be discussed.
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to discuss the importance of transition planning, list and discuss skill areas to be addressed to facilitate successful transition to various settings, and understand the roles of parents, teachers, and other behavioral providers in the process.
Activities: This workshop will include didactic instruction and small group activities.
Audience: BCBAs, BCABAs, behavior specialists, teachers, parents, direct care professional supervisors
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Basic



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