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Teaching Language to Children w/ Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities

April 25, 2024

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Event Information

Teaching Language to Children w/ Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities

Join us at the Aloft Jacksonville Tapestry Park for an exciting event focused on teaching language to children with autism and other developmental disabilities. This in-person event will be held at West Deer Lake Drive, Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Discover strategies and techniques to help children with autism and other developmental disabilities develop their language skills. Learn from Angelo Martinez, the Executive Director of the Jericho School for Children with Autism and other Developmental Disabilities, and connect with other parents who share similar experiences.

Whether you're a teacher, therapist, or caregiver, this event will provide valuable insights and practical tools to support children with autism and other developmental disabilities in their language development journey. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to learn, network, and make a difference!

About the Workshop: Participants will gain a greater awareness of Behavior Analysis as a Science of Learning. Participants will acquire the understanding and application of the basic principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. A focus will be on utilizing B.F. Skinner’s analysis of Verbal Behavior to assist in the acquisition of language skills for children with developmental disabilities.

Participants Will Receive Instruction on:

• Positive Reinforcement• Extinction• Differential Reinforcement• Building Stimulus Control• Functions of Behavior• Motivational Operations• Verbal Behavior• Transfer Procedures• Sequence for Teaching• Errorless Teaching• Generalization of Skills• Natural Environment Teaching

About the Presenter: Angelo Martinez is currently the Executive Director for The Jericho School. He is a member of the Florida Association of Behavior Analysts. Angelo graduated from Iowa State University and has been working in the field of Behavior Analysis for over 25 years. For the past 20 years he has specialized in ABA therapy and Verbal Behavior in working with children autism and other developmental disabilities.

We ask that you consider donating as all funds will go to increasing the Jericho School for Children with Autism's Outreach Programs.

Sponsored by THE PLAYERS Championship and Publix Super Market Charities

Contact Information

Location

Aloft Jacksonville Tapestry Park, West Deer Lake Drive, Jacksonville, FL, USA

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