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Understanding the Child-ASD, ED, and other Disorders ( Face to Face) 3 Day Training
Day 2 out of 3

Janet Schaefer, BCBA-D, founder of Collaborative Autism Resources and Education (CARE, LLC), will be providing a three-part training series:

Day 1: January 3, 2022

Comprehensive Team-Based Evaluations of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD):

 This training will provide experienced assessment personnel and those who are entering the field with a process for establishing comprehensive team-based evaluations of Autism Spectrum Disorder following standards of best practice. An overview of ASD as described in the DSM-5 and a comparison with educational eligibility criteria under TEA guidelines will be explored. Different models for forming school teams will be discussed as well as how to plan for the evaluation including how to select instruments, conduct observations, interviews and when to use Autism specific instruments during the evaluation process will be covered. How to write a written report integrating findings from multiple sources that links recommendations to evidenced-based interventions and that have support for use with students with Autism will be shared.


Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)
Occupational Therapist
Speech/Language Pathologist

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Day 2 out of 3

Day 2: February 28, 2022

“Best Practices” in the Evaluation of Students Suspected of Having Emotional Disturbance (ED) Under IDEA:

This session will cover “best practices” in the evaluation of students suspected of having Emotional Disturbance (ED) and how to rule out Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other educational eligibility categories as part of the evaluation process. Participants will learn how to use a checklist that was designed in relation to the various criteria in the definition of ED and allows school-based team teams a systematic approach as part of the decision-making process for identifying students as eligible under the IDEA Classification of Emotional Disturbance (ED). Various recent court decisions will also be covered related to students with ED that may impact the evaluation process.

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Friday, February 25, 2022
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Credits Available:
(7) Hours
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Melissa Mena
Melissa Mena
Dr. Jan Schaefer, BCBA-D
Date Time Location
2/28/2022 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM REGION 19 ESC - Paso del Norte 2 & 3
6611 Boeing Drive, El Paso, 79925

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