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Webinar: Driving and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evaluation and Training Methods
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Webinar: Driving and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evaluation and Training Methods

This workshop will summarize the latest autism research on driving risk, types of driving errors, and clinical assessment tools for individuals w/ Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

 Export to Your Calendar 11/13/2020 to 11/20/2020
When: Nov 13 & 20, 2020
1:00-5:00 PM EST each day
Where: Live Webinar
Contact: Carrie Abramowitz
866.672.9466

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Two part series

November 13th 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET

November 20th 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET

Register here for the two day webinar.

 

7 ADED Contact hours will be offered for those completing the full webinar.  No partial credit will be given. 

Webinar description:

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) require a unique approach for evaluation and training. This workshop will summarize the latest autism research on driving risk, types of driving errors, and clinical assessment tools. Through lecture, case examples, and hands on activities, participants will understand the challenges and opportunities for individuals with autism. Participants will learn methods to evaluate whether a new driver with ASD is ready to pursue driving and use a decision tree to decide the best approach for driver education. The workshop will also cover driver-training techniques and tools that support the learning preferences of individuals with ASD.

Education Objectives:

1. Apply research findings on ASD and driving to driving rehabilitation services|

2. Describe the challenges and opportunities for learner drivers with ASD

3. Make recommendations for readiness to drive before clients have a learners permit

4. Apply the learning preferences of the ASD population to driver training 

5. Construct a progression of lesson plans to promote confidence and success

Course Level: 

Intermediate

Target Audience: 

Driver Educator|DRS|CDRS


Presenters:

Miriam Monahan, OTD OTR/L CDRS LDI


Registration Fees:

  • $210/Members
  • $395/Non Members (Join now and take advantage of member rates!)

Register here for the two day course. 


Confirmations/Refunds

Registration confirmation and payment receipts are e-mailed to the attendee. Cancellations for webinars must be made in writing to the ADED Executive Office at least 1 day prior to the event for a full refund.  Cancellations within 1 day of the event are subject to a 15% handling fee. Refunds will not be issued for “no-shows.” Substitutions are accepted with a written notice provided that the replacement meets the same registration fee criteria. Partial refunds will not be granted. ADED reserves the right to cancel webinar events due to unforeseen/unavoidable circumstances at any time. All complaints relative to the content, instructor, facilities and registration procedures are to be directed to the ADED executive office: 200 1st Ave NW #505 Hickory NC 28601.



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