Inclusion of Young Children with Autism Part 1 - Rationale, Myths and Quality Indicators

ID number
Online - at your computer

Your home or school
Any, IL 00000
United States

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for the first in this 3 part series with Erin Barton. This workshop will provide strategies to support the inclusion of individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities in preschool. Participants will learn the rationale for inclusion for children with autism and dispel myths related to inclusion. Participants will also explore the links between the indicators of high quality inclusion and effective instruction.


This event is being presented in collaboration with STAR NET Regions 1-6 and CHOICES.

Learner objectives

1. Learners will list the rationale, myths, and Quality Indicators of preschool inclusion.
2. Learners will describe effective classroom practices including how to teach to the entire learning cycles.
3. Learners will describe how to embed instruction across the day for all learners.

Intended audience
Administrator, Early Childhood Special and General Educator, Early Intervention Personnel, Occupational Therapist/Physical Therapist, Teacher Assistant
Contact hours
State Performance Plan Indicator Alignment
SPPI 6 - Preschool LRE
Gateways training stage
Training topic area
Interactions with Children, Learning Environments (Creating and Maintaining), Special Needs/Inclusion
Gateways to Opportunity content area
Interactions, Relationships and Environments