December 6, 2023
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Including Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
Learning Level 2: Intermediate/Application
Intended Audience – Administrators, ECSE/General Educators, Paraeducators, Family Members, Family Educators, Psychologists, Social Workers, SLPs, OT/PTs
Description – This training will demonstrate how purposeful and effective routines can provide a high-quality learning environment. Participants will use a hands-on approach to build upon past pyramid experiences to recognize the importance of predictable consistent routines to promote engagement for all students. This presentation will help teams prepare for and implement a peer social skills package to support the social skills development of all children, especially those in inclusive classroom settings. Activities will build upon their routines to embed learning opportunities. The presenter will provide content using multimedia to provide examples and activities for participants.
Continuing Education – This training will provide 5 contact hours for the following:
- Educator License Renewal
- CDA (Child Development Associate) credit in area(s) 3
- CE credit for SLP, SW, LCPC, PT, and OT professionals
- Gateways to Opportunity credit in area E (Org. ID# B40093, Event ID# )
Full attendance is required to receive a certificate.
Ron Roybal is currently working at the University of Denver for the Morgridge College of Education, after 15 at the University of Colorado Denver. His responsibilities have included supporting programs implementing fully inclusive practices and working with students with challenging behaviors through LEAP and the Pyramid Projects. He provides training on building relationships; classroom organization and management strategies; social-emotional teaching strategies; and understanding and reducing challenging behaviors. Prior to being an educational consultant, Ron was a teacher in an early childhood inclusive classroom for students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and typically developing students.
Venue: Illinois Education Association