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Evaluation & Eligibility for IDEA, Autism
TASN Autism and Tertiary Behavior Supports (ATBS)
There is a critical need for trained and experienced trans-disciplinary autism evaluation teams in the schools. Legal standards for educational identification and the two tiers of eligibility along with examples from case law will be presented. The impact of factors such as gender, race, and SES will also be reviewed.
Ruth Aspy, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist who specializes in transdisciplinary assessment and intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. She is co-author of a comprehensive model of intervention, The Ziggurat Model, which earned the Literary Achievement Award from the Autism Society of America. Dr. Aspy speaks nationally and internationally. She has provided training and consultation throughout the United States and internationally in countries including Greece, Australia, Canada, Trinidad, Spain, Turkey, and Japan. Her focus is on understanding underlying strengths and characteristics of those with ASD and designing supports and strategies with their neurological/brain differences in mind. Dr. Aspy has co-authored other works including FBA to Z: Functional Behavior and Intervention Plans for Individuals with ASD; Excelling with Autism: Obtaining Critical Mass Using Deliberate Practice; Talk With Me; and High Functioning Autism and Difficult Moments. She also has an emphasis in working with individuals with ASD who have symptoms of catatonia.
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The webinars are listed by category and alphabetical order. The category for this webinar is Autism.share