Supporting Social Engagement for Students on the Autism Spectrum

ID number
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar will include an overview of social engagement in young children with autism and ideas for assessing or monitoring social engagement in this population. It will also introduce a variety of evidence-based practices that can support social engagement in real-world settings like school and day care with specific examples of how to use the evidence-based practices in every day activities. The webinar will include freely available resources for learning and implementing the practices that support social engagement.

Jessica Steinbrenner
Learner objectives

1) Attendees will be able to describe social engagement and different ways to assess social engagement.
2) Attendees will be able to identify evidence-based practices that support social engagement in students with autism and activities that can be used in classroom settings
3) Attendees will be able to locate free resources to support implementation of evidence-based practices for social engagement.

Intended audience
Administrator, Early Childhood Special and General Educator, Occupational Therapist/Physical Therapist, Psychologist, Speech/Language Therapist, Teacher Assistant
Contact hours
State Performance Plan Indicator Alignment
SPPI 6 - Preschool LRE, SPPI 7 - Early Childhood Outcomes
Gateways training stage
Training topic area
Interactions with Children, Special Needs/Inclusion
Gateways to Opportunity content area
Interactions, Relationships and Environments