Thank you for your interest in the March 2020 Lecture
Autism Conversations: A Framework for Assessment and
Intervention Across Age and Ability Levels
Dr. Marilyn J. Monteiro
Saturday, March 7
9am - 4pm
This one-day conference provides school psychologists and other practitioners with a practical framework to understand and talk about autism spectrum brain style differences in students across age and ability levels. Participants will be introduced to qualitative interview techniques using the sensory-based MIGDAS-2 evaluation process, including how to engage students in clinical interviews that highlight their areas of strength in addition to autism spectrum differences. Additional skills taught in this workshop include structuring parent and teacher interviews, and modeling the positive and practical language to use when discussing the diagnosis with them. Participants will learn to use a group of autism evaluation tools to support their effective identification of co-occurring conditions and differential diagnostic determinations. They will also gain practical skills in linking the individual student behavior profile to key educational supports and interventions.
School psychologists will receive 6 NASP-approved credits for attendance.
**This is a full day workshop with an hour lunch break**
Participants in Reno may participate via video conferencing. The lecture will be live-streamed to the University of Nevada, Reno
Crowley Student Union Building (CSU) Room 356 - Rita Laden Senate Chambers
A special thank you to the UNLV College of Education, School Psychology program and the UNR Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities for co-sponsoring this workshop!