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Tri-State Webinar: Using Practical Strategies to Obtain Critical Mass in Conversation, Problem Solving and Emotional Understanding


March 03, 2021 from 3:30 to 4:15 pm

Critical mass, a term discussed in Excelling with Autism: Obtaining Critical Mass Using Deliberate Practice, explains the formula needed to achieve spontaneous generalization. This webinar will provide a variety of ways and strategies to achieve spontaneous generalization in the areas of conversation, problem solving, and emotional understanding.

Learning Objectives

    After attending this webinar participants will:

  1. Be able to define the educational meaning of critical mass.
  2. Learn the steps necessary to obtain critical mass.

 

 

Presenter Information: 

Kerry Mataya, MSEd, is the Executive Director of Bridgeway Services in Birmingham, Alabama, providing individual and group intervention-based services in the areas of social development, problem-solving, perspective taking, academics, self-awareness, behavior regulation, and executive function. She received a Master’s in Education with an emphasis in Autism and Asperger Syndrome from the University of Kansas. Mataya holds many contracts with school systems for individual, group, and training services. Most recently, Mataya co-authored Excelling with Autism: Obtaining Critical Mass Using Deliberate Practice, Talk With Me: A Step-by-Step Conversation Framework for Teaching Conversational Balance and Fluency, and Successful Problem-Solving for High Functioning Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and is currently working on additional projects that systematize learning for students with ASD. Mataya has presented at numerous conferences and workshops in the US and internationally.

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Time March 03, 2021 from 3:30 to 4:15 pm
Check In at 3:15 pm
Q&A will follow the webinar
Format Meet Online
0.75 Professional Learning Contact Hours
Provider(s) TASN Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports (ATBS)
Contact Terri Swanson
terris@tasnatbs.org
9135228010
Trainer Kerry Mataya, MSEd
Executive Director of Bridgeway Services in Birmingham, AL
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