Restricted Interests

length: 
10 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Lynda Struthers

In this eLearning Lesson, POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant Lynda Struthers will discuss the restricted areas of interest seen in students with ASD and the impact these have on motivation. Lynda will briefly explain these restrictions, and will suggest some things you can do.

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type: 
ASD

How to Create a Self-Modeling Video

length: 
13 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Lynda Struthers

Lynda Struthers, POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant, provides an overview of the steps to follow in creating self-modeling videos. Two types of video self-models are described. This lesson includes a step-by-step breakdown of how to edit clips to produce a self-modeling video.

type: 
Using Technology

Joint Attention Routines: What are they and how do I use them?

length: 
13 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Lynda Struthers

Lynda Struthers (POPARD Education & Behaviour Consultant) defines joint attention and joint attention routines (JARs). Instruction is provided on how to establish joint attention with students with ASD, as well as on how to use JARs to facilitate the development of communication skills and social interaction skills.

type: 
ASD

ASD: Instructional Support Planning Process Tool

length: 
9 min
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Lynda Struthers

Lynda Struthers (POPARD Education & Behaviour Consultant) discusses the ASD Instructional Support Planning Process Tool put out by the BC's Ministry of Education. She reviews the parts of the tool and some ways it can be used.

type: 
Team Training

Visual Schedules: Set-up and Use

length: 
14 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Lynda Struthers

Lynda Struthers (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) provides an overview of some of the considerations that need to be made in the set-up and use of visual schedules for students with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Several formats of visual schedules are shown along with suggestions for presentation and use.

type: 
ASD

Goal Setting and Program Monitoring for Functional Skills Part 4

length: 
6 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Lynda Struthers

In this final part of a four-part presentation on considerations in programming for functional skills for students with autism spectrum disorder, Lynda Struthers (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant)highlights task analysis as a helpful tool in functional skills programming.

type: 
Functional Curriculum

Goal Setting and Program Monitoring for Functional Skills Part 3

length: 
11 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Lynda Struthers

This is the third part of a four-part presentation on considerations in programming for functional skills for students with autism spectrum disorder. In this presentation, Lynda Struthers (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) addresses data collection that may be used to track student progress.

type: 
Functional Curriculum

Goal Setting and Program Monitoring for Functional Skills Part 2

length: 
9 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Lynda Struthers

This is the second of a four-part presentation on considerations in programming for functional skills for students with autism spectrum disorder. In this presentation, Lynda Struthers (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) covers goal setting for functional skills with a focus on defining outcomes in measurable ways.

type: 
Functional Curriculum

Goal Setting and Program Monitoring for Functional Skills Part 1

length: 
7 minutes
Interviewer-Presenter: 
Lynda Struthers

In this first of four presentations on considerations in programming for functional skills for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Lynda Struthers (POPARD Education and Behaviour Consultant) explores some key considerations in functional programming for students with ASD.

type: 
Functional Curriculum