Training for Professionals Who Work with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
All Have Dreams trainings are based on the TEACCH philosophy of Structured Teaching. Over the past several years, we have trained over 6,000 educators, parents and professionals in best practice autism methodology.
Basic Elements of Structured Teaching (BEST)
December 5 & 6, 2017
(HD Structured Teaching Academy 2017/18 members will also attend this training)
- Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Basics of Structured Teaching
- Practical Application and Interventions
- Interactive lectures and instructions
A two-day interactive workshop providing an overview of Structured Teaching and its application for moderately to severely challenged children with autism spectrum disorder. Video presentations of three students (beginning level, mid- and higher-functioning) enhance the lectures and provide information for the hands-on activities.
Registration required. To register for the December BEST training please download the registration form:
For more information about the training, please download the flyer: HD BEST Flyer Dec 2017
Structured Teaching Reading & Social Leisure
January 16 & 17, 2018
The Reading Session of this Structured Teaching autism training covers dozens of ideas for adapting books and increasing literacy. Skill levels range from matching concepts through advanced reading comprehension and even ideas for book groups.
For more information about the training, please download the flyer: HD Rdg-SL Flyer Jan 2018
Advanced Topics in Autism
February 27 & 28, 2018
Topics presented include:
- The Defense of IEP
- Social Thinking
- Preparing Student for Employment/Adulthood
- And much more
Two days of presentations by Have Dreams trainers and specialists in various aspects of autism, including diagnosis, medical psychopharmacology, treatment, home and family support, assessment/portfolios/IEP’s, technology, communication, social skills and behaviors, and employment.
Registration required. To register for the Advanced Topics in Autism Training, please download the registration form:
For more information about the training, please download the flyer: HD Adv.Topics flyer Feb 2018
Have Dreams Structured Teaching Academy 2017-2018
(All trainings are set up for Academy members to work within cohort with a view to becoming trainers.)
- Autism 411 Training Module
- ParaPro Training Module
- Related Services Training Module
Registration required. To register for the 2017-2018 Academy, please download the registration form: HD Academy Reg 2017-18
For more information about the Academy, please download the flyer: HD Academy Flyer2017-2018
Request A Training
To schedule a training or register for a workshop please contact or send the appropriate forms to Lydia Wissing at firstname.lastname@example.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.