Let's Get Visual - Visual Supports, Social Skills 2.0 and Exploring the Teacher's Toolbox for the Life Skills Classroom

LaSalle/Putnam County Educational Alliance for Special Education (L.E.A.S.E.)


Let’s Get Visual – Visual Supports, Social Skills 2.0 and Exploring the Teacher’s Toolbox for the Life Skills Classroom


When:                    Thursday, March 4th, March 11th, March 18th

Where:                 Zoom Meetings

Time:                    March 4th    2:30-3:30

                             March 11th and March 18th 1:30-3:30

Speaker:               Samantha Conklin and Jennifer Skalitzky – Infinitec

Cost:                     No Cost

Credit:                  5 CPDU’s and Speech CE's will be provided for attending all three sessions


Who Should Attend?

Targeted audience are Special Education teachers and SLPs serving students in the life skills classroom.

About the Workshop

This hands-on presentation will introduce participants to FREE web-based and downloadable activities.  Participants will increase their knowledge of web-based tools for teaching and learning for students with significant needs.  Tools for creating lesson supports will be shared such as Book Creator, TarHeel Reader, Google Slides, etc.  The presentation will also contain a combination of paper based visual support examples, apps for visual supports that support behaviors. Participants will also learn why and how visual systems are implemented in multiple facets of the classroom. Low to high tech examples will be shared to demonstrate how visual supports can practically be integrated in classroom activities. This training will also include a session that will define evidence based practices in teaching social skills including scripting, video modeling, and social stories.

Expected Outcomes 

  • Will lead to improved learning for students
  • Deepen participants content knowledge in one or more content areas


March 4th - Let’s Get Visual! – Visual Strategies for All

March 11th – Social Skills Instruction 2.0

March 18th – Expanding the Teacher’s Toolbox for Students with Complex Needs


For more information please contact Melissa Cassidy (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Note:  Pre-registration is required by February 25th and the Zoom invite will be e-mailed on March 3rd.

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


Event Properties

Event Date 03-04-2021 2:30 pm
Event End Date 03-18-2021 3:30 am
Capacity 60
Registered 20
Available place 40
Cut off date 02-25-2021
Individual Price Free
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