Implementing Teaching Techniques
for Special Needs Kids Class

This class will provide information, examples, and modeling on how to work with special need students in the classroom by using an ABA approach with discrete trials and Pivotal response training for verbal communication. Reinforcers, token economy, and naturalistic teaching will be discussed. Ways to help ADHD and behavioral/ struggling students will also be incorporated.

Course Objective
  1. Fulfill requirements for hours needed for professional development
  2. Identify ways to get a positive response from special needs kids
  3. Engagement ideas for teachers to use in the classroom. 

Student learning Outcomes
  1. Students will be able to correctly demonstrate what ABA, discrete trials, and Pivotal response training looks like.
  2. Students will identify how and when to use prompts.
  3. Students will practice engagement strategies to keep kids moving and thinking
This is a not-for-credit course.
As such, you will not earn units and the class will not be reflected on your banner schedule or on transcripts. As a not-for-credit course, Financial Aid cannot be used to pay for or offset the costs of this course.
Dates & Time:
October 13, 2018
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brandi Atkins
COS Visalia Campus
915 S. Mooney Blvd.
Visalia, Ca 93277
Room TBA
Registration for Class:
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Last Updated: 8/16/2018 1:22 PM