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The Culture of Autism and a Structured Teaching Approach to Learning

November 2, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Culture of Autism & A Structured Teaching Approach to Learning

Fall/Winter 2022-2023

This is a 12-hour course designed to cover the characteristics of Autism and a structured teaching approach (from the TEACCH® Autism Program). Content will include strengths and challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorders, communication, social issues and behavior regulation. The course is appropriate for Pre-K through Post-High General and Special Educators, Paraprofessionals, Related Service Providers, and Administrators. 12 hours of continuing education credits will be offered for in class time. Teachers can earn up to four additional points by fabricating individualized supports for one or more students, for a total of 16 possible CEU’s.

Presented By: Laura Wolf, M.A.T., PREP Autism Behavior Consultant

Diane Talarico-Cavanaugh, M.Ed., PREP Lead Autism Behavior Consultant, TEACCH® Advanced Consultant

Where: 4 Virtual Sessions via ZOOM 2 In-Person Sessions Location TBD

When: 4:00pm – 6:00pm Virtual Sessions / 4:30pm to 6:30pm In-Person Sessions

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2022 Virtual

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2022 Virtual

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022 In-Person

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2023 Virtual (Jan. 18 Snow Date)

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2023 Virtual (Feb. 1 Snow Date)

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2023 In-Person (Feb. 15 Snow Date)

This is a regional class offered by the Piedmont Regional Education Program (PREP) Autism Behavior Consulting (ABC) Team. Maximum enrollment is 40. Divisions participating in PREP’s Autism Behavior Consulting (ABC) services get the following seats at no cost:

Charlottesville 10 seats    Greene 10 seats    Madison 4 seats    Nelson 2 seats

All other divisions not participating in PREP’s ABC Services (Albemarle, Culpeper, Fluvanna, Lousia, Orange) have access to the 14 remaining seats on a first come, first served basis, at $100 per seat. PREP will bill divisions for these seats at the conclusion of the workshop. Participants should get permission to register from their Special Education Supervisor.


DEADLINE to register is Friday, October 28, 2022



November 2, 2022
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm