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Nov
2
Wed
Educational Identification of Students with ASD Virtual Training Series
Nov 2 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

November 2022 – March 2023
All sessions will be held from 8-10a.m.
Registration: 7:45am

Register Here

(Space limited to 110 participants)

The process to identify and serve students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) requires a well-trained and experienced evaluation team. From creating your team to administering quality assessments to accurately interpreting findings and communicating with parents and families, it is critical to have the knowledge and skills to best support students with ASD.

OCALI is pleased to host the Educational Identification of Students with ASD Training Series virtually for the 2022—2023 school year. This introductory training series, with 10 two-hour sessions is designed for school-based evaluation teams that want to learn about the process for educational identification of students with ASD.

Who Should Attend?

School-based evaluation teams, including the intervention specialist, speech and language pathologist, occupational therapist, school psychologist, general education teacher, and school administrator.

Key Concepts & Takeaways

  • Participants will be introduced to important research, key concepts, and strategies around understanding the legal and ethical foundations of evaluation in public schools
  • Recognizing autism in girls
  • Identifying catatonia in students with ASD
  • Understanding differential identification
  • Forming and supporting the trans-disciplinary evaluations teams
  • Developing a comprehensive evaluation team report and providing parent and staff feedback
  • Understanding the importance of adaptive behavior and emotional functioning in the assessment for educational identification of ASD, as well as learning about various assessment tools

Ruth Apsy

Presenter: Ruth Aspy, Ph.D.
Ruth Aspy, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in private practice with The Ziggurat Group and specializes in assessment and intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. She is co-creator of a comprehensive model of intervention. Along with Dr. Barry Grossman, Dr. Aspy has written The Ziggurat Model, winner of the 2008 ASA award for outstanding book of the year. Dr. Aspy speaks internationally. She has experience in both the clinic and school settings.


Fee is $125 per person for the 10 session series. There will be no separate registration for individual sessions.

Register now! Space is limited to 110 participants.

Deadline for registration is October 24, 2022.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given for cancelled registration.

 

Please contact Patt Krug with any questions: 614-401-4049 or patt_krug@ocali.org.


November 2, 2022
Session 1: Autism Prevalence; Legal Foundations;

November 9, 2022
Session 2: Outcomes; Diagnosis vs. Eligibility; Adverse Effect and Autism; Catatonia

November 30, 2022
Session 3: Gender Gap: Recognizing Girls with Autism

December 14, 2022
Session 4: Differential Identification; Common Errors; Impact of ADHD on Recognizing Autism

January 4, 2023
Session 5: Team Process; Assessing Online; Clinical Judgment vs. Relying on Scores; Occam’s Razor; Field of Training

January 18, 2023
Session 6: Report Writing; Explaining Discrepancies; Standards for Reports

February 1, 2023
Session 7: Meaningful Recommendations: Team and Individual Recommendations

February 15, 2023
Session 8: Interviews: CARS-2 & Parent Interview; Developmental History

March 1, 2023
Session 9: Instruments; Assessing Non-verbal Behavior

March 15, 2023
Session 10: Instruments; Case Studies, Interventions


Earn Credit

One hour of credit is available through Ashland University. Information for online registration for credit will be shared during the sessions.

Nov
9
Wed
Educational Identification of Students with ASD Virtual Training Series
Nov 9 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

November 2022 – March 2023
All sessions will be held from 8-10a.m.
Registration: 7:45am

Register Here

(Space limited to 110 participants)

The process to identify and serve students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) requires a well-trained and experienced evaluation team. From creating your team to administering quality assessments to accurately interpreting findings and communicating with parents and families, it is critical to have the knowledge and skills to best support students with ASD.

OCALI is pleased to host the Educational Identification of Students with ASD Training Series virtually for the 2022—2023 school year. This introductory training series, with 10 two-hour sessions is designed for school-based evaluation teams that want to learn about the process for educational identification of students with ASD.

Who Should Attend?

School-based evaluation teams, including the intervention specialist, speech and language pathologist, occupational therapist, school psychologist, general education teacher, and school administrator.

Key Concepts & Takeaways

  • Participants will be introduced to important research, key concepts, and strategies around understanding the legal and ethical foundations of evaluation in public schools
  • Recognizing autism in girls
  • Identifying catatonia in students with ASD
  • Understanding differential identification
  • Forming and supporting the trans-disciplinary evaluations teams
  • Developing a comprehensive evaluation team report and providing parent and staff feedback
  • Understanding the importance of adaptive behavior and emotional functioning in the assessment for educational identification of ASD, as well as learning about various assessment tools

Ruth Apsy

Presenter: Ruth Aspy, Ph.D.
Ruth Aspy, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in private practice with The Ziggurat Group and specializes in assessment and intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. She is co-creator of a comprehensive model of intervention. Along with Dr. Barry Grossman, Dr. Aspy has written The Ziggurat Model, winner of the 2008 ASA award for outstanding book of the year. Dr. Aspy speaks internationally. She has experience in both the clinic and school settings.


Fee is $125 per person for the 10 session series. There will be no separate registration for individual sessions.

Register now! Space is limited to 110 participants.

Deadline for registration is October 24, 2022.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given for cancelled registration.

 

Please contact Patt Krug with any questions: 614-401-4049 or patt_krug@ocali.org.


November 2, 2022
Session 1: Autism Prevalence; Legal Foundations;

November 9, 2022
Session 2: Outcomes; Diagnosis vs. Eligibility; Adverse Effect and Autism; Catatonia

November 30, 2022
Session 3: Gender Gap: Recognizing Girls with Autism

December 14, 2022
Session 4: Differential Identification; Common Errors; Impact of ADHD on Recognizing Autism

January 4, 2023
Session 5: Team Process; Assessing Online; Clinical Judgment vs. Relying on Scores; Occam’s Razor; Field of Training

January 18, 2023
Session 6: Report Writing; Explaining Discrepancies; Standards for Reports

February 1, 2023
Session 7: Meaningful Recommendations: Team and Individual Recommendations

February 15, 2023
Session 8: Interviews: CARS-2 & Parent Interview; Developmental History

March 1, 2023
Session 9: Instruments; Assessing Non-verbal Behavior

March 15, 2023
Session 10: Instruments; Case Studies, Interventions


Earn Credit

One hour of credit is available through Ashland University. Information for online registration for credit will be shared during the sessions.

Nov
15
Tue
Engage to Empower: Building a Strong Community for Career Readiness Follow Up (morning)
Nov 15 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

engage to empower, building a strong community for career readiness

Join us for a two-day training focused on building pathways and creating strong partnerships to support your students’ career exploration and preparation. Presented in partnership with the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West, you will hear from two amazing and motivating speakers that will help you reinvigorate your career planning program for students.

Day 1: Wednesday, June 1
(Re)Defining the Goal: The True Path to Career Readiness in the 21st Century
presented by: ESC of Lake Erie West

Explore new paradigms and create new action steps to help all students gain a competitive advantage.

Guest presenter Dr. Kevin Fleming’s inspiring presentation discusses new paradigms and tangible action steps for career and technical education to help all students gain a competitive advantage. Technical skills are the new currency in the 21st century, but how do we balance preparing students for both higher education and the workforce? Producer of the viral animated video Success in the New Economy, he will make a clear case for students to explore career choices early, make informed decisions when declaring their college education goal, and consider technical skill acquisition and real-world application in tandem with general education. Finally, his new video will both invigorate and challenge the evolution of career readiness.  


Day 2: Thursday, June 2
Advisory Boards that Matter
presented by: State Support Team Region 1

Jumpstart your partnerships with employers and advisory boards to develop a strong Work-Based Learning program.

Learn from Hans K. Meeder how to move your business advisory committee from a compliance focus to a program with impact. He will discuss engaging employers as full partners, building and managing effective advisory boards, and developing and managing a robust work-based learning system. Discover how to kickstart (or reboot) your partnerships so you can start 2022-23 with a strong system of support for work based learning, Industry-recognized Credentials, the Ohio Means Jobs Readiness Seal, and the Career Advisory Policy in general.


Follow-Up Day: Tuesday, November 15
Implementation Updates
Hosted by: State Support Team Region 1 and ESC of Lake Erie West

Share what you learned and how you’re putting it into practice! Join us for a follow-up session to discuss your progress on your implementation plans. Choose from a morning (8:30 – 10:30 a.m.) or afternoon (3:30 -5:30 p.m.) session.

Event Hosts

Lisa Hite, M.Ed. and Aaron Weisbrod, M.Ed., State Support Team Region 1 Consultants

Angela Dietrich, ESC of Lake Erie West Consultant

Who Should Attend?

Educator teams with:

  • Industry partners,
  • Community members, and
  • Families

Bring a team of four to seven people, including administrators, educators, guidance counselors, special education teachers, and business partners so all stakeholders have a voice in developing a framework that positively impacts both your students and your community. You may even consider bringing elementary or middle school representatives to develop a pathway to career exploration in your district. Topics covered will be relevant to Career Tech program-specific advisory boards as well as district advisory boards.

Location

Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West
2275 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo, OH

Date and Registration

Wednesday, June 1 Dr. Kevin Fleming 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 2 Hans K. Meeder 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 15 Follow-up session for implementation updates 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Registration closes April 11

Contact

For content questions: Lisa Hite, Aaron Weisbrod, or Angela Dietrich

For registration questions: Jill Barnhisel or Angela Dietrich

About the Presenters

photo of Kevin FlemingDr. Kevin Fleming

Dr. Kevin J. Fleming is an educator, national speaker, entrepreneur and author. He has dedicated 20+ years to changing the dialog around eliminating the skills gap, helping students secure a competitive advantage while equipping their potential, and guiding students to identify and pursue their purpose on purpose. To support this dialog he has produced multiple, viral animation videos including Success in the New Economy, has written three books including the bestseller, (Re)Defining the Goal, has elevated Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs nationally via inspirational professional development, and secured/managed over $75 million to advance economic & educational opportunity.

Dr. Fleming currently leads the Planning and Development unit as a Vice President at Norco College (part of Riverside Community College District, CA) having previously supported over 40 CTE programs as well as multiple state and federal grants as a Dean of Instruction. Dr. Fleming has helped launch a national dialogue about acquiring the right knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in the new economy. His message encourages the everyday education leaders (teachers, counselors, policymakers) to support America’s talented students to make informed career decisions through the development of the 4 skills necessary for a great start: academic skills – life skills – employability skills – technical skills.


photo of Hans MeederHans K. Meeder

Hans Meeder is co-founder and President of the National Center for College and Career Transitions (NC3T). The National Center for College and Career Transitions is a mission-driven organization that provides coaching, technical assistance, and technology platforms so every student has the opportunity to participate in Career Connected Learning. Mr. Meeder and his organization, NC3T, have provided consulting, technical assistance, and professional development in over 30 states and the District of Columbia.

Mr. Meeder is the author of several books and online courses, including The Power and Promise of Pathways, the Pathways System Design Suite, the STEM Leader Guide, Career Connected Learning 101, and Pathways Leadership Essentials. Mr. Meeder has an extensive and varied career in education and workforce policy and government leadership, with an emphasis on high school redesign, career and technical education, and workforce quality.

Prior to founding NC3T, Meeder served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Education in the U.S. Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education. In this role, Meeder led the Department of Education’s High School Initiative and guided policy development for implementation of the Perkins Act and the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act.

Mr. Meeder served as Senior Vice President for Workforce Development and Postsecondary Learning at the National Alliance of Business and as Executive Director of the 21st Century Workforce Commission, a Presidential Commission that made policy recommendations relating to the Information Technology workforce. Mr. Meeder also worked as Education Policy and Outreach Director for the House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Mr. Meeder lives in Columbia, Maryland with his wife and is the parent of four grown children. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland College Park and also holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Maryland’s Global Campus.

 

Engage to Empower: Building a Strong Community for Career Readiness Follow Up (afternoon)
Nov 15 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

engage to empower, building a strong community for career readiness

Join us for a two-day training focused on building pathways and creating strong partnerships to support your students’ career exploration and preparation. Presented in partnership with the Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West, you will hear from two amazing and motivating speakers that will help you reinvigorate your career planning program for students.

Day 1: Wednesday, June 1
(Re)Defining the Goal: The True Path to Career Readiness in the 21st Century
presented by: ESC of Lake Erie West

Explore new paradigms and create new action steps to help all students gain a competitive advantage.

Guest presenter Dr. Kevin Fleming’s inspiring presentation discusses new paradigms and tangible action steps for career and technical education to help all students gain a competitive advantage. Technical skills are the new currency in the 21st century, but how do we balance preparing students for both higher education and the workforce? Producer of the viral animated video Success in the New Economy, he will make a clear case for students to explore career choices early, make informed decisions when declaring their college education goal, and consider technical skill acquisition and real-world application in tandem with general education. Finally, his new video will both invigorate and challenge the evolution of career readiness.  


Day 2: Thursday, June 2
Advisory Boards that Matter
presented by: State Support Team Region 1

Jumpstart your partnerships with employers and advisory boards to develop a strong Work-Based Learning program.

Learn from Hans K. Meeder how to move your business advisory committee from a compliance focus to a program with impact. He will discuss engaging employers as full partners, building and managing effective advisory boards, and developing and managing a robust work-based learning system. Discover how to kickstart (or reboot) your partnerships so you can start 2022-23 with a strong system of support for work based learning, Industry-recognized Credentials, the Ohio Means Jobs Readiness Seal, and the Career Advisory Policy in general.


Follow-Up Day: Tuesday, November 15
Implementation Updates
Hosted by: State Support Team Region 1 and ESC of Lake Erie West

Share what you learned and how you’re putting it into practice! Join us for a follow-up session to discuss your progress on your implementation plans. Choose from a morning (8:30 – 10:30 a.m.) or afternoon (3:30 -5:30 p.m.) session.

Event Hosts

Lisa Hite, M.Ed. and Aaron Weisbrod, M.Ed., State Support Team Region 1 Consultants

Angela Dietrich, ESC of Lake Erie West Consultant

Who Should Attend?

Educator teams with:

  • Industry partners,
  • Community members, and
  • Families

Bring a team of four to seven people, including administrators, educators, guidance counselors, special education teachers, and business partners so all stakeholders have a voice in developing a framework that positively impacts both your students and your community. You may even consider bringing elementary or middle school representatives to develop a pathway to career exploration in your district. Topics covered will be relevant to Career Tech program-specific advisory boards as well as district advisory boards.

Location

Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West
2275 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo, OH

Date and Registration

Wednesday, June 1 Dr. Kevin Fleming 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 2 Hans K. Meeder 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 15 Follow-up session for implementation updates 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Registration closes April 11

Contact

For content questions: Lisa Hite, Aaron Weisbrod, or Angela Dietrich

For registration questions: Jill Barnhisel or Angela Dietrich

About the Presenters

photo of Kevin FlemingDr. Kevin Fleming

Dr. Kevin J. Fleming is an educator, national speaker, entrepreneur and author. He has dedicated 20+ years to changing the dialog around eliminating the skills gap, helping students secure a competitive advantage while equipping their potential, and guiding students to identify and pursue their purpose on purpose. To support this dialog he has produced multiple, viral animation videos including Success in the New Economy, has written three books including the bestseller, (Re)Defining the Goal, has elevated Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs nationally via inspirational professional development, and secured/managed over $75 million to advance economic & educational opportunity.

Dr. Fleming currently leads the Planning and Development unit as a Vice President at Norco College (part of Riverside Community College District, CA) having previously supported over 40 CTE programs as well as multiple state and federal grants as a Dean of Instruction. Dr. Fleming has helped launch a national dialogue about acquiring the right knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in the new economy. His message encourages the everyday education leaders (teachers, counselors, policymakers) to support America’s talented students to make informed career decisions through the development of the 4 skills necessary for a great start: academic skills – life skills – employability skills – technical skills.


photo of Hans MeederHans K. Meeder

Hans Meeder is co-founder and President of the National Center for College and Career Transitions (NC3T). The National Center for College and Career Transitions is a mission-driven organization that provides coaching, technical assistance, and technology platforms so every student has the opportunity to participate in Career Connected Learning. Mr. Meeder and his organization, NC3T, have provided consulting, technical assistance, and professional development in over 30 states and the District of Columbia.

Mr. Meeder is the author of several books and online courses, including The Power and Promise of Pathways, the Pathways System Design Suite, the STEM Leader Guide, Career Connected Learning 101, and Pathways Leadership Essentials. Mr. Meeder has an extensive and varied career in education and workforce policy and government leadership, with an emphasis on high school redesign, career and technical education, and workforce quality.

Prior to founding NC3T, Meeder served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Education in the U.S. Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education. In this role, Meeder led the Department of Education’s High School Initiative and guided policy development for implementation of the Perkins Act and the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act.

Mr. Meeder served as Senior Vice President for Workforce Development and Postsecondary Learning at the National Alliance of Business and as Executive Director of the 21st Century Workforce Commission, a Presidential Commission that made policy recommendations relating to the Information Technology workforce. Mr. Meeder also worked as Education Policy and Outreach Director for the House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Mr. Meeder lives in Columbia, Maryland with his wife and is the parent of four grown children. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland College Park and also holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Maryland’s Global Campus.

 

Nov
30
Wed
Educational Identification of Students with ASD Virtual Training Series
Nov 30 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

November 2022 – March 2023
All sessions will be held from 8-10a.m.
Registration: 7:45am

Register Here

(Space limited to 110 participants)

The process to identify and serve students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) requires a well-trained and experienced evaluation team. From creating your team to administering quality assessments to accurately interpreting findings and communicating with parents and families, it is critical to have the knowledge and skills to best support students with ASD.

OCALI is pleased to host the Educational Identification of Students with ASD Training Series virtually for the 2022—2023 school year. This introductory training series, with 10 two-hour sessions is designed for school-based evaluation teams that want to learn about the process for educational identification of students with ASD.

Who Should Attend?

School-based evaluation teams, including the intervention specialist, speech and language pathologist, occupational therapist, school psychologist, general education teacher, and school administrator.

Key Concepts & Takeaways

  • Participants will be introduced to important research, key concepts, and strategies around understanding the legal and ethical foundations of evaluation in public schools
  • Recognizing autism in girls
  • Identifying catatonia in students with ASD
  • Understanding differential identification
  • Forming and supporting the trans-disciplinary evaluations teams
  • Developing a comprehensive evaluation team report and providing parent and staff feedback
  • Understanding the importance of adaptive behavior and emotional functioning in the assessment for educational identification of ASD, as well as learning about various assessment tools

Ruth Apsy

Presenter: Ruth Aspy, Ph.D.
Ruth Aspy, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in private practice with The Ziggurat Group and specializes in assessment and intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. She is co-creator of a comprehensive model of intervention. Along with Dr. Barry Grossman, Dr. Aspy has written The Ziggurat Model, winner of the 2008 ASA award for outstanding book of the year. Dr. Aspy speaks internationally. She has experience in both the clinic and school settings.


Fee is $125 per person for the 10 session series. There will be no separate registration for individual sessions.

Register now! Space is limited to 110 participants.

Deadline for registration is October 24, 2022.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given for cancelled registration.

 

Please contact Patt Krug with any questions: 614-401-4049 or patt_krug@ocali.org.


November 2, 2022
Session 1: Autism Prevalence; Legal Foundations;

November 9, 2022
Session 2: Outcomes; Diagnosis vs. Eligibility; Adverse Effect and Autism; Catatonia

November 30, 2022
Session 3: Gender Gap: Recognizing Girls with Autism

December 14, 2022
Session 4: Differential Identification; Common Errors; Impact of ADHD on Recognizing Autism

January 4, 2023
Session 5: Team Process; Assessing Online; Clinical Judgment vs. Relying on Scores; Occam’s Razor; Field of Training

January 18, 2023
Session 6: Report Writing; Explaining Discrepancies; Standards for Reports

February 1, 2023
Session 7: Meaningful Recommendations: Team and Individual Recommendations

February 15, 2023
Session 8: Interviews: CARS-2 & Parent Interview; Developmental History

March 1, 2023
Session 9: Instruments; Assessing Non-verbal Behavior

March 15, 2023
Session 10: Instruments; Case Studies, Interventions


Earn Credit

One hour of credit is available through Ashland University. Information for online registration for credit will be shared during the sessions.

Dec
14
Wed
Educational Identification of Students with ASD Virtual Training Series
Dec 14 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

November 2022 – March 2023
All sessions will be held from 8-10a.m.
Registration: 7:45am

Register Here

(Space limited to 110 participants)

The process to identify and serve students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) requires a well-trained and experienced evaluation team. From creating your team to administering quality assessments to accurately interpreting findings and communicating with parents and families, it is critical to have the knowledge and skills to best support students with ASD.

OCALI is pleased to host the Educational Identification of Students with ASD Training Series virtually for the 2022—2023 school year. This introductory training series, with 10 two-hour sessions is designed for school-based evaluation teams that want to learn about the process for educational identification of students with ASD.

Who Should Attend?

School-based evaluation teams, including the intervention specialist, speech and language pathologist, occupational therapist, school psychologist, general education teacher, and school administrator.

Key Concepts & Takeaways

  • Participants will be introduced to important research, key concepts, and strategies around understanding the legal and ethical foundations of evaluation in public schools
  • Recognizing autism in girls
  • Identifying catatonia in students with ASD
  • Understanding differential identification
  • Forming and supporting the trans-disciplinary evaluations teams
  • Developing a comprehensive evaluation team report and providing parent and staff feedback
  • Understanding the importance of adaptive behavior and emotional functioning in the assessment for educational identification of ASD, as well as learning about various assessment tools

Ruth Apsy

Presenter: Ruth Aspy, Ph.D.
Ruth Aspy, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in private practice with The Ziggurat Group and specializes in assessment and intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. She is co-creator of a comprehensive model of intervention. Along with Dr. Barry Grossman, Dr. Aspy has written The Ziggurat Model, winner of the 2008 ASA award for outstanding book of the year. Dr. Aspy speaks internationally. She has experience in both the clinic and school settings.


Fee is $125 per person for the 10 session series. There will be no separate registration for individual sessions.

Register now! Space is limited to 110 participants.

Deadline for registration is October 24, 2022.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given for cancelled registration.

 

Please contact Patt Krug with any questions: 614-401-4049 or patt_krug@ocali.org.


November 2, 2022
Session 1: Autism Prevalence; Legal Foundations;

November 9, 2022
Session 2: Outcomes; Diagnosis vs. Eligibility; Adverse Effect and Autism; Catatonia

November 30, 2022
Session 3: Gender Gap: Recognizing Girls with Autism

December 14, 2022
Session 4: Differential Identification; Common Errors; Impact of ADHD on Recognizing Autism

January 4, 2023
Session 5: Team Process; Assessing Online; Clinical Judgment vs. Relying on Scores; Occam’s Razor; Field of Training

January 18, 2023
Session 6: Report Writing; Explaining Discrepancies; Standards for Reports

February 1, 2023
Session 7: Meaningful Recommendations: Team and Individual Recommendations

February 15, 2023
Session 8: Interviews: CARS-2 & Parent Interview; Developmental History

March 1, 2023
Session 9: Instruments; Assessing Non-verbal Behavior

March 15, 2023
Session 10: Instruments; Case Studies, Interventions


Earn Credit

One hour of credit is available through Ashland University. Information for online registration for credit will be shared during the sessions.

Jan
4
Wed
Educational Identification of Students with ASD Virtual Training Series
Jan 4 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

November 2022 – March 2023
All sessions will be held from 8-10a.m.
Registration: 7:45am

Register Here

(Space limited to 110 participants)

The process to identify and serve students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) requires a well-trained and experienced evaluation team. From creating your team to administering quality assessments to accurately interpreting findings and communicating with parents and families, it is critical to have the knowledge and skills to best support students with ASD.

OCALI is pleased to host the Educational Identification of Students with ASD Training Series virtually for the 2022—2023 school year. This introductory training series, with 10 two-hour sessions is designed for school-based evaluation teams that want to learn about the process for educational identification of students with ASD.

Who Should Attend?

School-based evaluation teams, including the intervention specialist, speech and language pathologist, occupational therapist, school psychologist, general education teacher, and school administrator.

Key Concepts & Takeaways

  • Participants will be introduced to important research, key concepts, and strategies around understanding the legal and ethical foundations of evaluation in public schools
  • Recognizing autism in girls
  • Identifying catatonia in students with ASD
  • Understanding differential identification
  • Forming and supporting the trans-disciplinary evaluations teams
  • Developing a comprehensive evaluation team report and providing parent and staff feedback
  • Understanding the importance of adaptive behavior and emotional functioning in the assessment for educational identification of ASD, as well as learning about various assessment tools

Ruth Apsy

Presenter: Ruth Aspy, Ph.D.
Ruth Aspy, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in private practice with The Ziggurat Group and specializes in assessment and intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. She is co-creator of a comprehensive model of intervention. Along with Dr. Barry Grossman, Dr. Aspy has written The Ziggurat Model, winner of the 2008 ASA award for outstanding book of the year. Dr. Aspy speaks internationally. She has experience in both the clinic and school settings.


Fee is $125 per person for the 10 session series. There will be no separate registration for individual sessions.

Register now! Space is limited to 110 participants.

Deadline for registration is October 24, 2022.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given for cancelled registration.

 

Please contact Patt Krug with any questions: 614-401-4049 or patt_krug@ocali.org.


November 2, 2022
Session 1: Autism Prevalence; Legal Foundations;

November 9, 2022
Session 2: Outcomes; Diagnosis vs. Eligibility; Adverse Effect and Autism; Catatonia

November 30, 2022
Session 3: Gender Gap: Recognizing Girls with Autism

December 14, 2022
Session 4: Differential Identification; Common Errors; Impact of ADHD on Recognizing Autism

January 4, 2023
Session 5: Team Process; Assessing Online; Clinical Judgment vs. Relying on Scores; Occam’s Razor; Field of Training

January 18, 2023
Session 6: Report Writing; Explaining Discrepancies; Standards for Reports

February 1, 2023
Session 7: Meaningful Recommendations: Team and Individual Recommendations

February 15, 2023
Session 8: Interviews: CARS-2 & Parent Interview; Developmental History

March 1, 2023
Session 9: Instruments; Assessing Non-verbal Behavior

March 15, 2023
Session 10: Instruments; Case Studies, Interventions


Earn Credit

One hour of credit is available through Ashland University. Information for online registration for credit will be shared during the sessions.

Jan
18
Wed
Educational Identification of Students with ASD Virtual Training Series
Jan 18 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

November 2022 – March 2023
All sessions will be held from 8-10a.m.
Registration: 7:45am

Register Here

(Space limited to 110 participants)

The process to identify and serve students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) requires a well-trained and experienced evaluation team. From creating your team to administering quality assessments to accurately interpreting findings and communicating with parents and families, it is critical to have the knowledge and skills to best support students with ASD.

OCALI is pleased to host the Educational Identification of Students with ASD Training Series virtually for the 2022—2023 school year. This introductory training series, with 10 two-hour sessions is designed for school-based evaluation teams that want to learn about the process for educational identification of students with ASD.

Who Should Attend?

School-based evaluation teams, including the intervention specialist, speech and language pathologist, occupational therapist, school psychologist, general education teacher, and school administrator.

Key Concepts & Takeaways

  • Participants will be introduced to important research, key concepts, and strategies around understanding the legal and ethical foundations of evaluation in public schools
  • Recognizing autism in girls
  • Identifying catatonia in students with ASD
  • Understanding differential identification
  • Forming and supporting the trans-disciplinary evaluations teams
  • Developing a comprehensive evaluation team report and providing parent and staff feedback
  • Understanding the importance of adaptive behavior and emotional functioning in the assessment for educational identification of ASD, as well as learning about various assessment tools

Ruth Apsy

Presenter: Ruth Aspy, Ph.D.
Ruth Aspy, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in private practice with The Ziggurat Group and specializes in assessment and intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. She is co-creator of a comprehensive model of intervention. Along with Dr. Barry Grossman, Dr. Aspy has written The Ziggurat Model, winner of the 2008 ASA award for outstanding book of the year. Dr. Aspy speaks internationally. She has experience in both the clinic and school settings.


Fee is $125 per person for the 10 session series. There will be no separate registration for individual sessions.

Register now! Space is limited to 110 participants.

Deadline for registration is October 24, 2022.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given for cancelled registration.

 

Please contact Patt Krug with any questions: 614-401-4049 or patt_krug@ocali.org.


November 2, 2022
Session 1: Autism Prevalence; Legal Foundations;

November 9, 2022
Session 2: Outcomes; Diagnosis vs. Eligibility; Adverse Effect and Autism; Catatonia

November 30, 2022
Session 3: Gender Gap: Recognizing Girls with Autism

December 14, 2022
Session 4: Differential Identification; Common Errors; Impact of ADHD on Recognizing Autism

January 4, 2023
Session 5: Team Process; Assessing Online; Clinical Judgment vs. Relying on Scores; Occam’s Razor; Field of Training

January 18, 2023
Session 6: Report Writing; Explaining Discrepancies; Standards for Reports

February 1, 2023
Session 7: Meaningful Recommendations: Team and Individual Recommendations

February 15, 2023
Session 8: Interviews: CARS-2 & Parent Interview; Developmental History

March 1, 2023
Session 9: Instruments; Assessing Non-verbal Behavior

March 15, 2023
Session 10: Instruments; Case Studies, Interventions


Earn Credit

One hour of credit is available through Ashland University. Information for online registration for credit will be shared during the sessions.

Feb
1
Wed
Educational Identification of Students with ASD Virtual Training Series
Feb 1 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

November 2022 – March 2023
All sessions will be held from 8-10a.m.
Registration: 7:45am

Register Here

(Space limited to 110 participants)

The process to identify and serve students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) requires a well-trained and experienced evaluation team. From creating your team to administering quality assessments to accurately interpreting findings and communicating with parents and families, it is critical to have the knowledge and skills to best support students with ASD.

OCALI is pleased to host the Educational Identification of Students with ASD Training Series virtually for the 2022—2023 school year. This introductory training series, with 10 two-hour sessions is designed for school-based evaluation teams that want to learn about the process for educational identification of students with ASD.

Who Should Attend?

School-based evaluation teams, including the intervention specialist, speech and language pathologist, occupational therapist, school psychologist, general education teacher, and school administrator.

Key Concepts & Takeaways

  • Participants will be introduced to important research, key concepts, and strategies around understanding the legal and ethical foundations of evaluation in public schools
  • Recognizing autism in girls
  • Identifying catatonia in students with ASD
  • Understanding differential identification
  • Forming and supporting the trans-disciplinary evaluations teams
  • Developing a comprehensive evaluation team report and providing parent and staff feedback
  • Understanding the importance of adaptive behavior and emotional functioning in the assessment for educational identification of ASD, as well as learning about various assessment tools

Ruth Apsy

Presenter: Ruth Aspy, Ph.D.
Ruth Aspy, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in private practice with The Ziggurat Group and specializes in assessment and intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. She is co-creator of a comprehensive model of intervention. Along with Dr. Barry Grossman, Dr. Aspy has written The Ziggurat Model, winner of the 2008 ASA award for outstanding book of the year. Dr. Aspy speaks internationally. She has experience in both the clinic and school settings.


Fee is $125 per person for the 10 session series. There will be no separate registration for individual sessions.

Register now! Space is limited to 110 participants.

Deadline for registration is October 24, 2022.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given for cancelled registration.

 

Please contact Patt Krug with any questions: 614-401-4049 or patt_krug@ocali.org.


November 2, 2022
Session 1: Autism Prevalence; Legal Foundations;

November 9, 2022
Session 2: Outcomes; Diagnosis vs. Eligibility; Adverse Effect and Autism; Catatonia

November 30, 2022
Session 3: Gender Gap: Recognizing Girls with Autism

December 14, 2022
Session 4: Differential Identification; Common Errors; Impact of ADHD on Recognizing Autism

January 4, 2023
Session 5: Team Process; Assessing Online; Clinical Judgment vs. Relying on Scores; Occam’s Razor; Field of Training

January 18, 2023
Session 6: Report Writing; Explaining Discrepancies; Standards for Reports

February 1, 2023
Session 7: Meaningful Recommendations: Team and Individual Recommendations

February 15, 2023
Session 8: Interviews: CARS-2 & Parent Interview; Developmental History

March 1, 2023
Session 9: Instruments; Assessing Non-verbal Behavior

March 15, 2023
Session 10: Instruments; Case Studies, Interventions


Earn Credit

One hour of credit is available through Ashland University. Information for online registration for credit will be shared during the sessions.

Feb
15
Wed
Educational Identification of Students with ASD Virtual Training Series
Feb 15 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

November 2022 – March 2023
All sessions will be held from 8-10a.m.
Registration: 7:45am

Register Here

(Space limited to 110 participants)

The process to identify and serve students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) requires a well-trained and experienced evaluation team. From creating your team to administering quality assessments to accurately interpreting findings and communicating with parents and families, it is critical to have the knowledge and skills to best support students with ASD.

OCALI is pleased to host the Educational Identification of Students with ASD Training Series virtually for the 2022—2023 school year. This introductory training series, with 10 two-hour sessions is designed for school-based evaluation teams that want to learn about the process for educational identification of students with ASD.

Who Should Attend?

School-based evaluation teams, including the intervention specialist, speech and language pathologist, occupational therapist, school psychologist, general education teacher, and school administrator.

Key Concepts & Takeaways

  • Participants will be introduced to important research, key concepts, and strategies around understanding the legal and ethical foundations of evaluation in public schools
  • Recognizing autism in girls
  • Identifying catatonia in students with ASD
  • Understanding differential identification
  • Forming and supporting the trans-disciplinary evaluations teams
  • Developing a comprehensive evaluation team report and providing parent and staff feedback
  • Understanding the importance of adaptive behavior and emotional functioning in the assessment for educational identification of ASD, as well as learning about various assessment tools

Ruth Apsy

Presenter: Ruth Aspy, Ph.D.
Ruth Aspy, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in private practice with The Ziggurat Group and specializes in assessment and intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. She is co-creator of a comprehensive model of intervention. Along with Dr. Barry Grossman, Dr. Aspy has written The Ziggurat Model, winner of the 2008 ASA award for outstanding book of the year. Dr. Aspy speaks internationally. She has experience in both the clinic and school settings.


Fee is $125 per person for the 10 session series. There will be no separate registration for individual sessions.

Register now! Space is limited to 110 participants.

Deadline for registration is October 24, 2022.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given for cancelled registration.

 

Please contact Patt Krug with any questions: 614-401-4049 or patt_krug@ocali.org.


November 2, 2022
Session 1: Autism Prevalence; Legal Foundations;

November 9, 2022
Session 2: Outcomes; Diagnosis vs. Eligibility; Adverse Effect and Autism; Catatonia

November 30, 2022
Session 3: Gender Gap: Recognizing Girls with Autism

December 14, 2022
Session 4: Differential Identification; Common Errors; Impact of ADHD on Recognizing Autism

January 4, 2023
Session 5: Team Process; Assessing Online; Clinical Judgment vs. Relying on Scores; Occam’s Razor; Field of Training

January 18, 2023
Session 6: Report Writing; Explaining Discrepancies; Standards for Reports

February 1, 2023
Session 7: Meaningful Recommendations: Team and Individual Recommendations

February 15, 2023
Session 8: Interviews: CARS-2 & Parent Interview; Developmental History

March 1, 2023
Session 9: Instruments; Assessing Non-verbal Behavior

March 15, 2023
Session 10: Instruments; Case Studies, Interventions


Earn Credit

One hour of credit is available through Ashland University. Information for online registration for credit will be shared during the sessions.

Mar
1
Wed
Educational Identification of Students with ASD Virtual Training Series
Mar 1 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

November 2022 – March 2023
All sessions will be held from 8-10a.m.
Registration: 7:45am

Register Here

(Space limited to 110 participants)

The process to identify and serve students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) requires a well-trained and experienced evaluation team. From creating your team to administering quality assessments to accurately interpreting findings and communicating with parents and families, it is critical to have the knowledge and skills to best support students with ASD.

OCALI is pleased to host the Educational Identification of Students with ASD Training Series virtually for the 2022—2023 school year. This introductory training series, with 10 two-hour sessions is designed for school-based evaluation teams that want to learn about the process for educational identification of students with ASD.

Who Should Attend?

School-based evaluation teams, including the intervention specialist, speech and language pathologist, occupational therapist, school psychologist, general education teacher, and school administrator.

Key Concepts & Takeaways

  • Participants will be introduced to important research, key concepts, and strategies around understanding the legal and ethical foundations of evaluation in public schools
  • Recognizing autism in girls
  • Identifying catatonia in students with ASD
  • Understanding differential identification
  • Forming and supporting the trans-disciplinary evaluations teams
  • Developing a comprehensive evaluation team report and providing parent and staff feedback
  • Understanding the importance of adaptive behavior and emotional functioning in the assessment for educational identification of ASD, as well as learning about various assessment tools

Ruth Apsy

Presenter: Ruth Aspy, Ph.D.
Ruth Aspy, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in private practice with The Ziggurat Group and specializes in assessment and intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. She is co-creator of a comprehensive model of intervention. Along with Dr. Barry Grossman, Dr. Aspy has written The Ziggurat Model, winner of the 2008 ASA award for outstanding book of the year. Dr. Aspy speaks internationally. She has experience in both the clinic and school settings.


Fee is $125 per person for the 10 session series. There will be no separate registration for individual sessions.

Register now! Space is limited to 110 participants.

Deadline for registration is October 24, 2022.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given for cancelled registration.

 

Please contact Patt Krug with any questions: 614-401-4049 or patt_krug@ocali.org.


November 2, 2022
Session 1: Autism Prevalence; Legal Foundations;

November 9, 2022
Session 2: Outcomes; Diagnosis vs. Eligibility; Adverse Effect and Autism; Catatonia

November 30, 2022
Session 3: Gender Gap: Recognizing Girls with Autism

December 14, 2022
Session 4: Differential Identification; Common Errors; Impact of ADHD on Recognizing Autism

January 4, 2023
Session 5: Team Process; Assessing Online; Clinical Judgment vs. Relying on Scores; Occam’s Razor; Field of Training

January 18, 2023
Session 6: Report Writing; Explaining Discrepancies; Standards for Reports

February 1, 2023
Session 7: Meaningful Recommendations: Team and Individual Recommendations

February 15, 2023
Session 8: Interviews: CARS-2 & Parent Interview; Developmental History

March 1, 2023
Session 9: Instruments; Assessing Non-verbal Behavior

March 15, 2023
Session 10: Instruments; Case Studies, Interventions


Earn Credit

One hour of credit is available through Ashland University. Information for online registration for credit will be shared during the sessions.

Mar
15
Wed
Educational Identification of Students with ASD Virtual Training Series
Mar 15 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

November 2022 – March 2023
All sessions will be held from 8-10a.m.
Registration: 7:45am

Register Here

(Space limited to 110 participants)

The process to identify and serve students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) requires a well-trained and experienced evaluation team. From creating your team to administering quality assessments to accurately interpreting findings and communicating with parents and families, it is critical to have the knowledge and skills to best support students with ASD.

OCALI is pleased to host the Educational Identification of Students with ASD Training Series virtually for the 2022—2023 school year. This introductory training series, with 10 two-hour sessions is designed for school-based evaluation teams that want to learn about the process for educational identification of students with ASD.

Who Should Attend?

School-based evaluation teams, including the intervention specialist, speech and language pathologist, occupational therapist, school psychologist, general education teacher, and school administrator.

Key Concepts & Takeaways

  • Participants will be introduced to important research, key concepts, and strategies around understanding the legal and ethical foundations of evaluation in public schools
  • Recognizing autism in girls
  • Identifying catatonia in students with ASD
  • Understanding differential identification
  • Forming and supporting the trans-disciplinary evaluations teams
  • Developing a comprehensive evaluation team report and providing parent and staff feedback
  • Understanding the importance of adaptive behavior and emotional functioning in the assessment for educational identification of ASD, as well as learning about various assessment tools

Ruth Apsy

Presenter: Ruth Aspy, Ph.D.
Ruth Aspy, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in private practice with The Ziggurat Group and specializes in assessment and intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorders. She is co-creator of a comprehensive model of intervention. Along with Dr. Barry Grossman, Dr. Aspy has written The Ziggurat Model, winner of the 2008 ASA award for outstanding book of the year. Dr. Aspy speaks internationally. She has experience in both the clinic and school settings.


Fee is $125 per person for the 10 session series. There will be no separate registration for individual sessions.

Register now! Space is limited to 110 participants.

Deadline for registration is October 24, 2022.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given for cancelled registration.

 

Please contact Patt Krug with any questions: 614-401-4049 or patt_krug@ocali.org.


November 2, 2022
Session 1: Autism Prevalence; Legal Foundations;

November 9, 2022
Session 2: Outcomes; Diagnosis vs. Eligibility; Adverse Effect and Autism; Catatonia

November 30, 2022
Session 3: Gender Gap: Recognizing Girls with Autism

December 14, 2022
Session 4: Differential Identification; Common Errors; Impact of ADHD on Recognizing Autism

January 4, 2023
Session 5: Team Process; Assessing Online; Clinical Judgment vs. Relying on Scores; Occam’s Razor; Field of Training

January 18, 2023
Session 6: Report Writing; Explaining Discrepancies; Standards for Reports

February 1, 2023
Session 7: Meaningful Recommendations: Team and Individual Recommendations

February 15, 2023
Session 8: Interviews: CARS-2 & Parent Interview; Developmental History

March 1, 2023
Session 9: Instruments; Assessing Non-verbal Behavior

March 15, 2023
Session 10: Instruments; Case Studies, Interventions


Earn Credit

One hour of credit is available through Ashland University. Information for online registration for credit will be shared during the sessions.