Transform Transition Meltdown to Calm-down registration
Transform Transition Meltdown to Calm-down: Strategies for Children with ASD
Available March 6, 2023 – February 29, 2028 | 68 minutes | 0.1 ASHA CEUs
Changes in routines, activities, materials, or environments can trigger transition-related tantrums in children with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder). Experiencing anxiety and stress, they may engage in aggressive or oppositional behaviors. This workshop, drawing from evidence-based best-practices, will demonstrate how to pursue child-focused approaches – seven support strategies – to prevent transition-related meltdowns and make smooth transitions.
This session is part three of a three part series.
- Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Understanding & Responding
- Setting and Student-specific Interventions for Children with ASD
- Transform Transition Meltdown to Calm-down: Strategies for Children with ASD
Presenter: Padmaja Saraty, Author & Educational Consultant
Relevant Financial Relationship: Padmaja is self-employed at her non-profit Parent Engagement for Active Child Enrichment (PEACE).
Relevant Non-Financial Relationship: Padmaja has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Presenter Biography: Padmaja is an educational consultant and author with expertise in the fields of early childhood and special education, inspiring educators through her webinars, onsite coaching, and workshops at conferences globally. She has graduate degrees in special education, educational diagnostics, and political science.
Padmaja has written multiple books and mini-guides focusing on autism, significant and multiple disabilities, paraeducators, early childhood, mindfulness practices, special ed legal compliance. Early on, she was a diagnostician and has served as special education supervisor in Texas school district. Learn more at http://www.infinitepossibilities-sped.com/.
She is the founder/president of a nonprofit called Parent Engagement for Active Child Enrichment (PEACE). PEACE (www.peacenurtureskids.org) mission is to empower parents/caregivers and early childhood educators with hands-on strategies to enrich children and put them on a positive school and life trajectory.
- Identify student and context-specific environmental, instructional, and social supports to decrease tantrum triggers and increase skill-building learning opportunities
- Identify the seven steps of support to prevent transition-related meltdowns and make smooth transitions
- Develop a safe steps action plan as a team to follow during severe meltdowns and partner with family
- Intro (5 minutes)
- Review (6 minutes)
- Instructional Support Intro (11 minutes)
- Social Supports (10 minutes)
- Calming Support and Self-management Tools (8 minutes)
- Executive Function Development (15 minutes)
- Crisis Support (7 minutes)
- Summary/Q&A (4 minutes)
Audience: Assistants, Early Career Professionals, Related Professionals, International Affiliates, Speech-language Pathologists
Topic Area: Autism Spectrum Disorders
ASHA CEU Requirements: Must complete the post webinar assessment with 80% accuracy. Unlimited attempts are allowed. Partial credit is not available.
Accessibility: Please email ableU@ablenetinc.com if you require any additional accessibility support. We will be happy to work with you!
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Refund: Refunds are not available for free sessions.