Calendar – Professionals

Training for Professionals Working with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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.



STRUCTURED TEACHING ACADEMY

Have Dreams is proud to announce that the Structured Teaching Academy will be offered again for the school year of 2019/20 as follows:

  • A year–long schedule of 9 days of autism specific trainings and support in cohort programs of maximum 20 classroom teachers.
  • Teachers are mentored and trained to provide district/schools in the following: Autism 411, ParaPro, Related Services

Schedule is as follows:

September 10 & 11, 2019 – Basic Elements of Structured Teaching

October 10, 2019 – Autism 411

November 13, 2019 – ParaPro Training

January 14 & 15, 2020 – Reading, Math & Social Skills – (includes materials to use in classroom)

February 12, 2020 – Related Services

March 10 & 11, 2020 – Current Topics in Autism

Location: All trainings will be held at Have Dreams Evanston, 2020 Dempster St.

Registration required. To register, download the registration form: STA Reg 2019-20

For more information, please download the flyer: STA Flyer 2019-2020

For a complete schedule of the trainings please download the schedule: STA Description & Schedule 2019-20

Questions? Contact Lydia Wissing at lydiawissing@aol.com or lwissing@havedreams.org or call: 847-685-0250, ext. 111.

 

Have Dreams is pleased to announce the  following Structured Teaching Trainings for the fall period of the new school year:  All trainings will be held at Have Dreams Evanston, 2020 Dempster St.

 

Basic Elements of Structured Teaching (BEST):

September 10 & 11; October 15 & 16, 2019
  • Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders; Basics of Structured Teaching,
  • Practical Application and  Interventions,
  • Interactive lectures and instructions, hands-on activities

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

For more information, please download the flyer: BEST flyer Sept,Oct 2019 (2)

 

Para Professional Training

September 25, 2019
  • This autism training session includes basic information on autism, including, characteristics, diagnosis and treatment.
  • Participants will receive information on the learning, communication and social deficits that affect individuals with autism.
  • Structured Teaching strategies covered in this training have been shown to reduce challenging behaviors. Video segments are included

Registration required. To register, download the registration form: ParaPro Reg Sept 2019

For more information, please download the flyer: PARA PRO flyer Sept 2019

Job Coach Training

October 23, 2019
  • Overview of Autism Spectrum disorder and Structured Teaching
  • Environmental Supports in the Workplace
  • Routines and Visual Structure
  • Soft Skills in the Workplace
  • Activities to Apply Concepts
  • “Toolkit” for on-the-job supports

If you work with Transition age students or in vocational rehabilitation, this training is for you!!

Registration required. To register, download the registration form: Job Coach Reg Oct 2019

For more information, please download the flyer: Job Coach Flyer Oct 2019

 

 

Reading, Math & Social Skills:    

October 29 & 30, 2019 

  • A hands-on training, attendees will leave this  training with 2 Reading, 2 Social Skills and 2 math activities

Registration required. To register, download the registration form: Rdg-Math-SS Reg Oct 2019-20

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

 

Workforce Applications of Structured Teaching

November 19 & 20, 2019
  • 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
  • Hands-On Activities to Apply Concepts

Training for  Professionals who work with transition age students or in vocational rehabilitation, this training is for you.

Registration required. To register, download the registration form: Workforce Reg November 2019

For more information, please download the flyer: Workforce Flyer Nov 2019

Request A Training

To schedule a training or register for a workshop please contact or send the appropriate forms to Lydia Wissing at lydiawissing@aol.com, or 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.