Training for Professionals Who Work with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

All Have Dreams trainings are based on the philosophy of Structured Teaching developed at the TEACCH Autism Program. Over the past several years, we have trained over 7,000 educators, parents and professionals in best practice autism intervention methodology.

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BASIC ELEMENTS OF STRUCTURED TEACHING (BEST)

  • Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Basics of Structured Teaching
  • Practical Application and Interventions
  • Interactive lectures and instructions

Dates: May 8 & 9

Location: Have Dreams Evanston, 2020 Dempster Street

Time: 8:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M. (Lunch is included both days)

Registration required. To register, download the registration form: BEST Reg  May 2019

For more information, please download the flyer:  BEST flyer May 2019

Questions? Contact Lydia Wissing at lwissing@havedreams.org or 847-685-0250, ext. 111.


 

READING, MATH & SOCIAL SKILLS

  • Attendees will leave this training with two Reading activities; 2 Social Skills Activities, 2 Math activities
  • Reading: Dozens of ideas for adapting books & increasing literacy. Skill levels range from matching concepts through advanced reading comprehension.
  • Social Skills: Various ways to adapt commercially available independent & social leisure materials to make them accessible and enjoyable to students with autism.
  • Math: Tutorial on creating activities for beginning level Math.
  • Practical Applications for Interventions

Dates:  May 1 & 2 (LIMITED SPACE STILL AVAILABLE)

Location: Have Dreams Evanston, 2020 Dempster Street

Time: 8:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M. (Lunch is included both days)

Registration required. To register, download the registration form: HD Reg Rdg-Math-SS May 2019

For more information, please download the flyer:  HD Flyer Rdg-Math-SS  May 2019

Questions? Contact Lydia Wissing at lwissing@havedreams.org or 847-685-0250, ext. 111


 NEW!!

VOCATIONAL APPLICATIONS OF STRUCTURED TEACHING (VAST)

Training for Professionals who work with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in High School, Vocational and Employment Programs.

  • Overview of ASD and Structured Teaching
  • Environmental Supports in the workplace: Physical Structure, Schedules, Work Systems
  • Routines and Visual Structure
  • Soft Skills in the Workplace
  • Informal Assessment of Vocational and Soft Skills
  • The Teaching Process
  • Hands-on Activities to Apply Concepts
  • Guest Speakers’ Topics:
    • Systemic Barriers to Autistic Employment
    • Successful Strategies to find companies that want to hire people with disabilities

Dates:  May 13 & 14, 2019

Location: Have Dreams Evanston, 2020 Dempster Street

Time: 8:30 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. (Lunch is included both days)

Registration required. To register, download the registration form: VAST Reg May 2019

For more information, please download the flyer: VAST Flyer 


 

STRUCTURED TEACHING CLASSROOM SET-UP (CSU)

Topics include: 

  • Characteristics and classroom assessments of students with autism
  • Principles and implementation of Structured Teaching
  • Working with families of children with autism
  • Communication and socialization strategies
  • Proactive behavioral strategies promoting independent, vocational and social skills

Dates:  July 29 – August 2, 2019

Location: Camelot Education

Address: 580 Slawin Court, Mt. Prospect, IL  60056

Time: 8:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. (Lunch is included both days)

Registration required. To register, download the registration form: CSU-Reg-Summer-2019

For more information, please download the flyer: CSU FLYER Summer 2019


 

Request A Training

To schedule a training or register for a workshop please contact or send the appropriate forms to Lydia Wissing at lwissing@havedreams.org.  If a scheduled training is full, please call Lydia at (847) 685-0250 ext.111 to have your name put on a waiting list.