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Sep
17

AuSM presents at MEA workshop on Oct. 16

EducationMNLogoIf you are an educator, plan to participate in AuSM's presentation at the Education Minnesota 2014 Professional Conference Workshop: "Inclusive Strategies for Success with ASD Students" on Thursday, Oct. 16 from 2:50-3:50 p.m. in Ballroom G at the St. Paul River Center. Learn practical ideas for supporting students with autism in general education classrooms. Topics will include defining ASD, social skills and communication supports, ideas for listening to those on the spectrum and making accommodations in the classroom. Resources such as apps, books and visual supports will be included.

EducationMNLogoIf you are an educator, plan to participate in AuSM's presentation at the Education Minnesota 2014 Professional Conference Workshop: "Inclusive Strategies for Success with ASD Students" on Thursday, Oct. 16 from 2:50-3:50 p.m. in Ballroom G at the St. Paul River Center. Learn practical ideas for supporting students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in general education classrooms. Topics will include defining ASD, social skills and communication supports, ideas for listening to those on the spectrum and making accommodations in the classroom. Resources such as apps, books and visual supports will be included.

AuSM's presenter is Jenelle Kleinke, an experienced educator and autism advocate who has taught elementary and middle school students for over eight years. As an Education Specialist with the Autism Society of Minnesota, Kleinke has conducted inclusion-based living skills education groups for students with autism and their families. In her current role at St. David’s Center in Minnetonka, Minn., Jenelle provides intensive classroom instruction and clinical treatment planning for preschool-aged children with autism.