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Understanding the Needs of Students with Autism
Monday, September 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
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Students with autism spectrum disorder present unique challenges to everyone working in the classroom and school setting. These challenges are in the areas of learning, communication, socialization and behavior. Understanding the unique combination of needs is vital for success. In this edWebinar, Nina Finkler, M.Ed., LDT/C, BCBA, and President of Nina Finkler Autism Services, highlights the specific areas of deficit associated with autism spectrum disorder, how they impact success within the classroom and provide suggestions for strategies to incorporate into the classroom. This recorded session will be especially helpful for any educator from preK-12 who is teaching or working with students with autism, special education teachers, speech therapists, and paraprofessionals.
About the Presenter
Nina Finkler 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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