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TRIAD Communication in the Early Childhood Classroom Webinar Series - Webinar 4

Date: November 15, 2017

Time: 3:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Online


Please join Vanderbilt’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders’ (TRIAD) webinar series entitled “Communication in the Early Childhood Classroom.” The purpose of this webinar series is to provide early childhood educators and related personnel with information and strategies for developing communication skills in young students. The series will consist of four 1-hour webinars. While it is not mandatory to partake in each webinar, it is suggested that you do, as the content will be cumulative. The topics and dates are listed below.

Webinar Series Dates and Topics

  • October 25: Understanding Communication and ASD
  • November 1: Teaching Students to Initiate Communication
  • November 8: Teaching Students to Respond to Communication
  • November 15: Communication and Play

Technology Requirements

  • Internet access
  • Web-capable device (e.g., tablet, computer)

Training Topics

  • Webinar 1: Understanding Communication and ASD
  • Webinar 2: Teaching Students to Initiate Communication
  • Webinar 3: Teaching Students to Respond to Communication
  • Webinar 4: Communication and Play

Webinar Format

  • Group instruction
  • Group discussion
  • Video models
  • Question and answer

Proof of Attendance

  • Participants will receive certificates documenting their participation in 1 hour of professional development (per webinar attended). Webinars will be available for archived viewing 7-10 business days after the live event. To access these recordings you will need to create an account on TRIADS online doorway at www.vkclearning.org.
  • ASHA credit PENDING APPROVAL

If you missed the previous webinar(s) you may view them at vkclearning.org.

This professional development opportunity is sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Education and is available to educators in LEAs in Tennessee at no-cost to participants.

The VKC welcomes persons with disabilities.

Contact kc@vanderbilt.edu or 615-322-8240 for disability access information; 2 weeks advance notice is recommended for some accommodations (e.g., Braille, signing).