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Saturday, September 12 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Understanding, sharing, and thinking: Engaging learners with ASD and related disabilities

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A step into the unique, strength-based learning styles of learners with ASD will help participants in conceptualization of literacy education that builds from meaningful assessment to individualized instruction with ties to areas of interest and prior knowledge. Participants will engage and step away with:
  • Tools to use when setting up for meaningful assessment
  • Strategies to implement when individualizing instruction and building in motivation
  • Tips to consider in helping learners generalize strategies and concepts between old and new material  

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Dr. Tiffany Neal

Assistant Director, HANDS in Autism Interdisciplinary Training and Resource Center, IUSM

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Heidi Grimshaw

PhD Student, St. John's University, Marian University
Heidi Grimshaw is the Education Advisor for the nonprofit Their Story is Our Story. She is a former first grade and Reading Recovery teacher. She has an undergraduate degree in Education from the University of Utah and a master’s degree in education from Westminster College. She... Read More →

Saturday September 12, 2020 11:00am - 11:45am EDT
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