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Project ACCESS Summer Conference featuring Michelle Garcia-Winner of Social Thinking, speaking on The Informal Dynamic Assessment and Core Treatment
Title: Project ACCESS Summer Conference featuring Michelle Garcia-Winner of Social Thinking®, speaking on The Informal Dynamic Assessment and Core Treatment Strategies
Description: Project ACCESS is proud to host a full-day presentation by Michelle Garcia-Winner, founder of the Social Thinking® methodology, speaking on The Informal Dynamic Assessment and Core Treatment Strategies.
"Delve into the mind of a person with social learning challenges! Our Social Thinking Informal Dynamic Assessment includes four unique assessment tasks, shown through video, to uncover how individuals process and respond to social information in real time. Then, learn strategies to improve social competencies to use in treatment plans and/or at home. Finally, explore two core Social Thinking frameworks and strategies for use at home and school: Social Behavior Mapping and the Friendship Pyramid and related ideas for expanding treatment using these tools."
Michelle Garcia Winner, MA, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist who specializes in the treatment of students with social cognitive challenges, including but not limited to diagnoses such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger syndrome, ADHD/ADD, Twice Exceptional and Non-verbal learning disorder. Michelle is the founder of the Social Thinking® Methodology; which fosters the development of an individual’s social competencies.
"Verification of Attendance" forms that document 6 CMH attendance for ASHA Certification Maintenance professional development will be available.
Date and location: Friday, June 12, 2020; Metropolitan Community College – Maple Woods, Kansas City