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Establishing Creativity in Play for Children on the Autism Spectrum workshop

Tue، 12 Apr - 12 Apr 2016

01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Place: Princess Latifah Auditorium, Princess Alanood Foundation - Riyadh

General Overview:

This workshop designed to provide behavior analysts, teachers, parents and other clinical staff, working with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) a framework for understanding creativity in play from a behavior analytic perspective. The implications of an ASD diagnosis on commonly used (and often ineffective) teaching practices will be highlighted. The workshop will provide participant’s with the opportunity to practice a range of teaching interventions to help establish social play skills. Participants will be provided with video examples, Matrix data sheets, and opportunities to practice developing play schemes in a small group format. The relevant empirical research on Video Modeling, Matrix Training and Picture Activity Schedules will be reviewed.
 Goals, Objectives & Themes:
Participants will be able to describe creativity From a behavior analytic perspective.
Participants will be able describe the deficits in children with ASD which result in the need for structured teaching of creativity.
Describe Matrix training and create a matrix for a pretend play activity.
Describe various forms and modalities of activity schedules and match them to individuals’ learning styles.
 Event Speaker(s):
  • Robert K. Ross, Ed.D., BCBA-D

Event Details:

Place: Princess Latifah Auditorium, Princess Alanood Foundation - Riyadh

Targeted Audience: Both Families and Professionals

Language: English.

Interpretation: Available.

  Last Updated: Fri, Apr 1, 2016