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Getting Ready for a New Student with Autism (21-22 ASD Tri-State Webinar Series)

Event Date and Time

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 -
2:30pm to 3:30pm


Presented by Teri McGill M.Ed., BCBA

This webinar is designed to help those working with students with autism by giving an overview of common characteristics and providing some helpful tips and strategies for a successful school year. This presentation will include the following topics:

  • Short review of the characteristics of Autism and how staff can learn more about Autism
  • Checklist of needed for your new student with Autism (Reinforcement, Structure, and Visuals)
  • Examples of supports for supporting your student's learning needs
  • Variety of free online resources for the team in the areas of reinforcement, using visual supports, and Behavior supports.

Learner Objectives: 

  • Understand basic characteristics of Autism and how to access resources to learn more about different presentations of Autism.
  • Learn important components to include in an educational program for individuals with Autism including reinforcement, pairing, structure and visuals
  • Be able to access a variety of free online Autism resources in order to learn more about Autism and a variety of strategies to support individuals on the spectrum.

Who Should Attend: 

Administrators, general education teachers, specialist teachers, family members, special education professionals, and related service providers.

About the Presenter

Teri McGill is currently a Regional Coordinator for the Nebraska ASD Network. As a Regional Coordinator, Teri presents on a variety of topics related to Autism and provides consultation and coaching for educators working with students Birth-21 with Autism or related disorders in her region. She taught Early Childhood Special Education for Lincoln Public Schools for 18 years. Teri holds a master’s degree in Special Education from the University of NE-Lincoln and is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).


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Contact Information

Rhonda Danner