Conference Agenda | Office of Continuing and Distance Education | Kent State University

Conference Agenda

Monday, June 18, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Introduction: What is Autism?

  • DSM Definition
  • Core Deficits Discussion

Typical Child Development Trajectory

  • Developmental Milestones in Typical Development
  • Missed Milestones in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Introduction to Relationship Development Intervention® (RDI)

  • Development of RDI Program
  • Description of Programming
    • Student Objectives
    • Parent Objectives
  • Case Study Examples

Development of Foundational Skills

  • Communication
    • Nonverbal Communication
    • Verbal Communication
    • Communication Packages
    • Referencing
  • Co-Regulation
    • Regulatory Patterns
    • Variation Addition
    • Breakdowns and Breakdown Repair
  • Apprenticeship
    • Developing the Guide-Apprentice Relationship

10:00-10:15am: BREAK

 

Application of Communication Goals to the Classroom

  • Discussion and Example Goals
  • Developing Authentic Communication Practice in the Classroom
  • Creating Opportunities for Referencing in the Classroom

Application of Co-Regulation Goals to the Classroom

  • Discussion and Example Goals
  • Developing Opportunities for Co-Regulation with Adults in the Classroom
  • Developing Opportunities for Co-Regulation with Peers in the Classroom

Application of Apprenticeship Goals to the Classroom

  • Discussion and Example Goals
  • Developing the Guide-Apprentice Relationship with Students with ASDs

 

12:30-1:30pm: LUNCH

 

Introduction to Dynamic Thinking

  • Dynamic Thinking Presentation and Video Examples
  • Group Discussion and Small Group Activities

Student Objective Focus Areas and Hands-On Practice

  • Competence Development
    • Definition
    • Examples
    • Video Examples
    • Hands-On Practice
  • Joint Attentional Learning
    • Definition
    • Examples
    • Video Examples
    • Hands-On Practice
  • Self-Regulatory Decision Making
    • Definition
    • Examples
    • Video Examples
    • Hands-On Practice
  • Co-Regulatory Decision Making
    • Definition
    • Examples
    • Video Examples
    • Hands-On Practice
  • Emotional Responsibility
    • Definition
    • Examples
    • Video Examples
    • Hands-On Practice

3:00-3:15pm: BREAK

 

Application of Student Objective Focus Areas to the Classroom

  • Competence Development
    • Classroom Examples and Implications
    • Goal Development and Implementation
  • Joint Attentional Learning
    • Classroom Examples and Implications
    • Goal Development and Implementation
  • Self-Regulatory Decision Making
    • Classroom Examples and Implications
    • Goal Development and Implementation
  • Co-Regulatory Decision Making
    • Classroom Examples and Implications
    • Goal Development and Implementation
  • Emotional Responsibility
    • Classroom Examples and Implications
    • Goal Development and Implementation