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Effective Strategies for Paraprofessionals Working with Students with Autism
Wednesday June 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
As more students with autism spectrum disorder are included in public schools, the role of the paraprofessional becomes even more important. Whether it’s in the self-contained class or the mainstream environment, paraprofessionals play a vital role in these students’ success. Paraprofessionals are often tasked with providing academic, social, and behavioral support to students.
In this edWebinar, Nina Finkler, M.Ed., LDT/C, BCBA, and President of Nina Finkler Autism Services discusses the diverse roles of the paraprofessional and provides attendees with valuable strategies to use across different settings. PreK through high school teachers, administrators, and related service providers will benefit from watching this recorded event.
About the Presenter
Nina Finkler, M.Ed., LDT/C, BCBA is the president of Nina Finkler Autism Services, LLC based in East Windsor, New Jersey. Ms. Finkler has 25 years of experience working in the field of autism. Her experience includes extensive practical application of applied behavior analysis, curriculum development, professional/parent training, consultation, and assessment. Ms. Finkler has presented at both the state and national levels on various topics including effective teaching strategies for students with autism, behavior management strategies, and educational assessment. She holds a master’s degree in special education from Rutgers University and is a New Jersey licensed Learning Consultant and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Ms. Finkler is on the advisory board of National Autism Resources.
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