The ABCs of Early Intervention

By Taveesha Guyton, Social Worker

As a young child, I remember being dropped off at grandmother’s house and sitting and watching black and white movies of The Three Stooges on a floor model television in the living room. I remember watching the Price is Right and clapping my hands because I saw the audience do this on TV. Now we have IPADS which help children with eye- hand coordination, Leap Frog which helps children read and other assistive technology.

As a Social Worker, I am always concerned with the growth and development of my children. I often, compare my kids’ growth to the milestone chart given by the pediatrician to see if my client is developing according to the benchmarks. The questions are, what happens if children are below where they need to be and are there anything parents can do to help? What is Early Intervention? How does it help families? And what happens if a child has a diagnosis as being developmentally delayed at a young age?  

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SAAC Singapore Training for ASEAN Professionals

The St. Andrew’s Autism Centre (SAAC) in Singapore has partnered with IBCCES (The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards) to bring a world class Autism Training and Certification program to Singapore and Southeast Asia. The internationally recognized certification program was developed by Dr. Stephen Shore and other Autism experts around the world. It is regarded as the gold standard in certification programs that recognize individuals with advanced knowledge in the field of Autism.

This dynamic training program is available in two formats:

1) Onsite at SAAC in Singapore, or
2) Online Position Specific Training. The online program uses video, audio and other innovative learning tools to effectively connect with educators and licensed professionals in the field of Autism

During the training, Autism experts will share practical solutions leveraging Autism traits and characteristics as potential springboards for success in education and healthcare, effective self-advocacy, meaningful engagement in the community, and how to effectively model training for individuals with Autism.

The training program will also effectively prepare each participant to sit for a certification exam which will allow them to become internationally recognized as a Certified Autism Specialist®. Certified Autism Specialists® can be found throughout the world at schools, healthcare facilities and other areas that service individuals with Autism.

December 1 & 2: How to Accurately Diagnose Individuals with Autism
This two-day training event features interactive workshops that have been specifically developed to provide everyone from school administrators to clinicians and nurses with the skillset needed to properly diagnose individuals with autism.

Why Should You Attend?

  • Become one of the first in your area to become a Certified Autism Specialist
  • Learn about research in the field of Autism
  • Recognizes individuals who go above and beyond licensing standards.
  • Enhances your professional reputation and credibility.
  • Increases your opportunity for career advancement and increased earnings.
  • Listing on the online public registry of autism professionals.
  • Reduces the chance of litigation.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to autism to parents and clients.
  • Assists in demonstrating compliance with local special education and disabilities laws and regulations

With the demand for autism experts and autism therapists on the rise, it is more important than ever for teachers and health professionals to have some form of ASD training. At IBCCES, we are committed to providing professional development training through our Autism Certification.

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Meet Dr. Bruce Wexler, International Symposium on Cognitive Research & Disabilities Speaker

bruce-wexlerDr. Bruce E. Wexler is a Professor at Yale University. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College, received his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, studied psychiatry at Anna Freud’s Hampstead Clinic, neurology at Queen’s Square Institute of Neurology, and psychiatry at Yale. Author of over 125 scientific articles, Professor Wexler is a world leader in harnessing neuroplasticity to improve cognition through brain exercises. He and colleagues developed the first program that integrates computerized brain exercises and physical exercises to improve executive function in young children, a program in use by thousands of children in schools across the U.S. Dr. Wexler and colleagues have also developed programs that are effective treatments for ADHD and geriatric depression. Continue Reading →

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TLP Provider Certification Course

We offer a variety of continuing education courses for clinicians and educators working with children and adults in the areas of learning, communication, therapeutic intervention, wellness, and brain performance.

The primary objective of all training is to provide innovative clinical tools and strategies that can be immediately applied upon course completion in clinics, hospitals, schools, and homes.

With the demand for autism experts and autism therapists on the rise, it is more important than ever for teachers and health professionals to have some form of ASD training. At IBCCES, we are committed to providing professional development training through our Autism Certification.

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SAAC Singapore Training For ASEAN Professionals

The St. Andrew’s Autism Centre (SAAC) in Singapore has partnered with IBCCES (The International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards) to bring a world class Autism Training and Certification program to Singapore and Southeast Asia. The internationally recognized certification program was developed by Dr. Stephen Shore and other Autism experts around the world. It is regarded as the gold standard in certification programs that recognize individuals with advanced knowledge in the field of Autism.

About the dynamic training program in Singapore

During each two-day training program, you will take part in hands-on activities and group sessions with other Autism professionals from around the world. In each collaborative session, you will discover how to leverage Autism traits and characteristics as potential springboards for success in education and healthcare. You will also take part in engaging discussions on effective self-advocacy, meaningful engagement in the community, and how to effectively model training for individuals with Autism.

The training program will also effectively prepare each participant to sit for a certification exam which will allow them to become internationally recognized as a Certified Autism Specialist®. Certified Autism Specialists® can be found throughout the world at schools, healthcare facilities and other areas that service individuals with Autism.

Objectives & Goals:

  • Expand your knowledge and skills in the field of autism
  • Learn about the latest research on autism
  • Understand the various intervention strategies available to support people with autism
  • Be able to differentiate autism myths from facts
  • Enhance your professional reputation and credibility
  • Increase your employability and improve your chances for career advancement and increased earnings

Benefits of Attendance:

  • Automatic enrollment in the IBCCES Autism Certification program
  • Completion of 14 autism-specific CEU hours
  • Receive certificate of attendance, wallet card, and digital badge
  • Listed on the online public registry of autism professionals
  • Compliance with local special education and disability regulations
  • Opportunity to gain hands-on experience and work side-by-side with other ASEAN Autism professionals

September 8 & 9: Effective Strategies for Teaching Students with Autism
The curriculum for this specialized training event is strategically designed to provide exceptional value to educators, tutors, paraprofessionals, school administrators, and parents of students with autism.

Why Should You Attend?

  • Become one of the first in your area to become a Certified Autism Specialist
  • Learn about research in the field of Autism
  • Recognizes individuals who go above and beyond licensing standards.
  • Enhances your professional reputation and credibility.
  • Increases your opportunity for career advancement and increased earnings.
  • Listing on the online public registry of autism professionals.
  • Reduces the chance of litigation.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to autism to parents and clients.
  • Assists in demonstrating compliance with local special education and disabilities laws and regulations

With the demand for autism experts and autism therapists on the rise, it is more important than ever for teachers and health professionals to have some form of ASD training. At IBCCES, we are committed to providing professional development training through our Autism Certification.

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TCASE Interactive 2016

Every July, TCASE hosts a summer convention that provides networking and professional development opportunities for professionals who serve special education programs in Texas public schools.

We are excited to welcome you to TCASE Interactive 2016 at the JW Marriott in Austin.

The host hotel is the largest JW Marriott in the United States and offers 1,012 elegant, over-sized guest rooms, countless amenities and superior location near the best entertainment options Austin has to offer.

With several restaurants and a Starbucks Coffee, convention attendees have several on-site options for dining and java.

TCASE Interactive also offers what you have come to know and expect from TCASE convention, with time-critical content that helps you run your programs, unparalleled networking opportunities with Texas special education leaders, and an expo hall with leading service and product providers in your field.

You will not want to miss TCASE Interactive 2016.

With the demand for autism experts and autism therapists on the rise, it is more important than ever for teachers and health professionals to have some form of ASD training. At IBCCES, we are committed to providing professional development training through our Autism Certification.

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