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Supporting Children With Autism and Other Developmental Delays in Early Childhood Education Settings | 2 February 2019 | NWRESD, Hillsboro

  • 02/02/2019
  • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • NW Regional ESD - WA Rooms | 5825 NE Ray Circle, Hillsboro, OR 97124
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This free workshop is a collaboration between OrPATS & NWRESD...

Supporting Children with Autism and Other Developmental Delays in Early Childhood Education Settings
February 2, 2019 (Saturday) at NWRESD from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

This training opportunity will provide early childhood educators with a greater understanding of working with children with autism spectrum disorders.  Topics discussed will include learning characteristics, behavioral strategies, and simple activities to encourage social and language skill development.  This workshop will provide specific examples of evidence-based practices that can be used immediately in the early education setting.   This workshop is offered for free.

Who Should Attend:

Child care providers including Certified Center, Certified Family and Registered Family providers, and program staff, Head Start staff, teachers, assistants and other staff providing services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

What You Will Learn:

  • The characteristics of children with autism.
  • Evidence-based strategies for working with children with autism and other developmental delays.
  • Practical instructional supports to improve social and language skill development.
  • Activities, behavioral supports, and visual supports that can be used to immediately support children within the early education setting.

What You Will Receive:

  • Examples of visual supports, behavior supports, and social supports
  • Access to additional on-line training modules
  • Certificate of participation: This training is offered in partnership with Community Action and Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) of Washington County.  Certificates will be for 6 hours of Set 1, Special Needs training, focused on birth-5 years old and accepted by ORO.

Workshop Presenters

Brenda Hancock and Alicia Schneider, Oregon Program Autism Training Sites & NWRESD and Support Staff.

Additional Information

This workshop is at no charge to the participants or the child care program.  Please see flyer for additional information.

Lunch is 1-hour and on your own.  There are plenty of local restaurants and food places nearby.

Conference room temperatures can vary throughout the day, therefore, we recommend you wear layers.

For more information, please contact:

-Brenda Hancock, questions regarding the workshop program or attendance. 

-Darliene Farrar, questions regarding registration (503.614-1433)

Washington County
Fax: 503-614-1440
5825 NE Ray Circle
Hillsboro OR 97124-6436

Clatsop County
Fax: 503-325-1297
3194 Marine Drive
Astoria, OR 97103

Columbia County
Fax: 503-397-0796
800 Port Avenue
St. Helens, OR 97051

Tillamook County

Fax: 503-842-6272
2515 3rd Street
Tillamook, OR 97141

Toll-free in Oregon 888-990-7500  

Northwest Regional Education Service District is in the process of making its electronic and information technologies accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you have suggestions or comments, please call or email the Communications Department at 503-614-1252,

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