Course: Managing behavior in ASD through visual structure
Erasmus + course

Managing behaviour in ASD through visual structure

20/Jun/22 – 26/Jun/22

Krakow, Poland

The first aim of this training is to better understand what autism is and what is the cause of challenging behavior in autism? If you can manage the behavior of a child with autism and meet their challenges, then you will be able to work on upgrading their strengths and academic skills. Students with autism are visual learners. If you know how to utilize their visual learning strength you can help in increasing their understanding and reducing stress. Visual support should be the base of the current goals in the education plan of the student with autism. 

This training was created upon practical experiences, latest data in the world, and based on research conducted on parents and professionals who highlighted their needs. The research was conducted under Erasmus projects  (held) in the period from 2015 to 2020 in several European countries.

It will provide you with information and practical skills about management of the behavior of students with autism (Ова правилно е обратно, има многу офс – autism students behavior management) as well as with information and practical skills about developing visual support for students with autism and other disabilities in the classroom or home. 

After the training, you will be able to:

  • understand the underlying reasons for challenging behaviors (the iceberg model and situational aspects)  
  • understand the differences between appearance and functions of challenging behaviors
  • implement direct and indirect assessment to analyze the function of behavior  
  • develop prevention strategies (e.g. adjusting environment, teaching procedures, teaching new skills, using visual support)  
  • develop intervention strategies that will include the description of support when challenging behavior appears and description of alternative behaviors that can replace challenging ones.
  • to identify and discuss the 7 senses and how hyper and hypo sensitivity can present. 
  • to understand how sensory differences can impact behaviors. 
  • to learn strategies and develop “toolkits” for coping with the impact of sensory sensitivities.
  • develop an awareness of the different types of visual structure that can be helpful for individuals with autism: 
    • Physical structure (the environment) 
    • Schedules (what to do and when) 
    • Work systems (how to do it, breaking down an individual task into visual steps) 
    • Visual prompts (objects, photos, pictures, and words)

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TERMS & CONDITIONS:

Course price: 80 EUR per day (per person)

Course can be organized in: 5, 7 or 10 days

Accommodation and travel costs are not included in the course price. Once you choose the course you will receive an offer for accommodation and transportation from our organization.

The invoice will be issued one month before the start of the course/programme and sent by email to the contact person.

PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION (AFTER OBTAINING THE FUNDING)

INVOICE DETAILS:

Organisation name: Zdruzhenie za unapreduvanje na kvalitetot na zhivot na licata so autistichen spectar na narushuvanje “Sina svetulka”

Bank and branch name: NLB Banka

Bank branch address: Majka Tereza 1, 1000 Skopje, RN Macedonia

Account number: 0072200008007

IBAN: MK07210722000080092

Swift/International BIC Code: TUTUNMK22

VAT number: 4032017534258

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Coordinator and trainer

Jasmina Troshanska

D-r Jasmina Troshanska, Associate Professor at the University of Tetovo is the President of the Association, a special educator and rehabilitator with 17 years of theoretical and practical experience in working with children with autism spectrum disorders and also a Montessori educator for children ages 3-6. In terms of science she is author and co-author of more than 10 Erasmus projects. During her work experience she has attended a number of training for evaluated treatments in the field of autism such as: ABA, PECS, TEACCH and Sensory integration. She has also attended and participated with her own papers in a number of conferences in the country and abroad. She appears as author and co-author of more than 30 scientific papers published in R. Macedonia and abroad. She is often hired as a professional associate at the Bureau for Development of Education, a consultant for day care centers and kindergartens and a lecturer in special education and rehabilitation studies. Since 2010 she has been actively working on international projects, holding education for parents and professionals, participating in forums, television shows, writing in the media and fighting to raise awareness of autism in society.

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