Two exciting trainings sponsored by NCESD Early Childhood

ABA Boot Camp

September 22-23, 2014

The UW Autism Center is offering an intensive program to prepare individuals to work effectively with young children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This program is designed for individuals working in home, birth-to-three, preschool, or early elementary settings.

Day One

  • How the characteristics of ASD impact learning
  • Strategies for working with children with ASD
  • Fundamentals of behavioral strategies

Day Two

  • Develop and write behavioral goals
  • Implement teaching strategies and approaches
  • Collect data and assess progress

The registration fee is $175 per person. There is a limit of 40 participants.

STAR Autism Program

October 2-3, 2014

The STAR Autism Program teaches children with autism the critical skills identified by the 2001 National Research Council. The Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) instructional methods of discrete trial training, pivotal response training and teaching functional routines form the instructional base of this comprehensive program for children with autism.

The STAR Program includes detailed lesson plans, teaching materials, data systems and a curriculum-based assessment for teaching in the six curricular areas of receptive language, expressive language, spontaneous language, functional routines, academics, and play & social skills.

The registration fee is $150 per person. There is a limit of 30 participants.

ABA Boot Camp and STAR Autism Program workshops will be held at North Central ESD

Both of these trainings are applicable for early childhood up to elementary ages. Clock hours will be available and lunch is provided at each session.

Registration is open and space is limited. If you are interested and would like more information, please email Janelle Bersch at