November 8, 2018 Introduction to Social Communication for Students with Autism


Where:           L.E.A.S.E. 

                        1009 Boyce Memorial Drive, Ottawa, IL 61350 

Time:              Registration: 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 

                        Program:       9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Credit:            CPDUs, CEUs, NASP, and Speech CEs will be provided for 5 clock hours  

Presenters:     L.E.A.S.E. Coordinators


Who Should Attend 

Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Social Workers, Counselors, Speech and Language Pathologists, and Psychologists 

Anticipated Outcomes 

1)      Will lead to improved learning for students 

2)      Deepen participants’ content knowledge in one or more content (subject) areas 

3)      Provide participants with research-based instructional strategies to assist students in meeting rigorous academic standards 


This workshop will provide participants with researched- based instructional strategies to assist students in meeting rigorous academic standards and prepare participants to appropriately use various types of classroom assessments.


By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:  1) Explain basic characteristics of Autism, 2) Choose appropriate communication assessment tools, 3) Implement communication interventions, 4) Use a variety of social assessments/checklists, 5) Structure a social interaction in school, home or the community, 6) Explanation of high interest activities and visual instruction, and 7) an opportunity for a question/answer session with a parent panel. 


Cost:  $20.00 (Includes snack, lunch, and materials) 


Participants:  Minimum:  12     Maximum:  50 


Pre-registration is required. 

Please make checks payable to LEASE. 

Workshop Cancellation Procedure:  Refunds will only be given for cancellations that occur five working days prior to the start of the workshop.  Registrations received but not cancelled will still be subject to the workshop fees. 

Parking is available in front of the building and on both sides of Boyce Memorial Drive.  Please use front entrance. 

Special Needs: Please notify LEASE if you require special accessibility or accommodations at this event. 

Inclement Weather: If the weather is questionable, please check the Emergency Closing Center website ( or radio stations WLPO, 1220 AM in LaSalle-Peru ( ) for announcements.




Event Properties

Event date: 11-08-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date: 11-08-2018 3:00 pm
Available place 32
Cut off date 11-01-2018
Individual Price $20.00
Location L.E.A.S.E.
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