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Archived News: Upcoming Training Activities
April 2013

Secondary Transition: Yes, They Do Grow Up, Presented by Dr. David W. Test, June 6, 2013, Richmond

The Learning Institute of Commonwealth Autism Service will offer a presentation by Dr. David W. Test entitled, "Secondary Transition: Yes, They Do Grow Up" from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 pm on June 6, 2013 at The Westin, Richmond, 6631 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23230. 

Workshop Description:
This workshop is designed to introduce participants to evidence-based instructional practices and predictors identified by the National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center. Participants will learn about resources that can be used to improve classroom instructional practices, as well as their overall transition programs. In addition, participants will be introduced to the comprehensive curriculum for high school students with autism. Finally, participants will leave the workshop with an action plan for improving transition services for students with autism.

Dr. David W. Test is a Professor of Special Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He teaches courses in single subject research, transition, classroom management, and professional writing. The majority of Dr. Test's publications have focused on self-determination, transition, community-based training, and supported employment. Along with Dr. Nellie Aspel and Dr. Jane Everson, he wrote the first transition methods textbook titled Transition Methods for Youth with Disabilities. Dr. Test currently serves as a Co-Project Director (with Dr. Paula Kohler) of the National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center, Co-Director on the North Carolina Indicator 14 Post-school Outcomes Project and the IES CIRCLES project (with Dr. Claudia Flowers), the UNC Charlotte Doctoral Leadership Personnel Preparation Program (with Dr. Diane Browder), and the Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism (Transition and Families and Literacy components; with Dr. Diane Browder). Finally, he and Dr. Bob Algozzine currently serve as co-editors of Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals.  He just does not seem to be able to do anything by himself!

Commonwealth Autism Service is a BACB® approved continuing education provider. This workshop provides 5.5 Type 2 CE credits.
The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (“BACB”) does not sponsor, approve, or endorse Commonwealth Autism Service, the materials, information or sessions identified herein.

For more information and to register, contact Commonwealth Autism Service at 804-355-0300 or 800-649-8481.  Registrations will only be accepted with payment in full.  No refunds after May 15, 2013 -- substitutions allowed.


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