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Meeting the Needs of Students with ASD Within the Mainstream Classroom
Thursday October 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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Students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) present many unique challenges to educators. The need to educate these students within the least restrictive environment also presents its own set of challenges. In order to increase success for students and educators alike, professionals need to be prepared and understand the needs of this group of students.
In this edWebinar, Nina Finkler, M.Ed., LDT/C, BCBA, President of Nina Finkler Autism Services, provide attendees with an understanding of the learning, behavioral, social, and language needs of students with ASD. In addition, strategies for supporting these students within the classroom setting were discussed. PreK through high school teachers and related service providers will benefit from watching this recorded session.
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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