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Project ImPACT Introductory Workshop

  • 07 Jun 2021
  • 8:30 AM
  • 10 Jun 2021
  • 12:00 PM
  • Virtual Event via Zoom

Learn how to implement Project ImPACT a parent mediated intervention for children with social communication challenges.

PROJECT IMPACT:
Project ImPACT is recognized as one of the most effective coaching programs for parents of young children (up to age 6) with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other social communication challenges. Research on parent mediated intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder and related social communication challenges shows that it is an effective treatment approach that leads to improvements for the child and family. Project ImPACT targets core skills in four areas of social communication: Social engagement, communication and language, imitation, and play. It is a naturalistic developmental behavioral intervention, or NDBI, that uses evidence-based intervention strategies to promote the child’s social communication. NDBI is a newer class of interventions that has been informed by the fields of developmental and communication sciences and applied behavior analysis, or ABA.

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP:
This webinar is open to providers who would like to use the Project ImPACT intervention with children with ASD and related disorders. Attendees will learn how to use the Project ImPACT Second Edition curriculum to teach parents of children with autism to promote social communication during daily routines and activities. Additional information regarding Project ImPACT via telehealth and research on use of Project ImPACT via telehealth has been added this workshop.
The cost of the 4-day webinar with the Online Tutorial is $675.00 and Includes the eBook of the curriculum, Teaching Social Communication to Children with Autism, Trainer and Parent manual set.

ABOUT THE TRAINER:
Denice Edeal is a Speech and Language Pathologist who is certified in Project ImPACT and a Project ImPACT Trainer Consultant. Denice has worked with the Project ImPACT program and its developers for over 10 years. She teaches families both in their homes and over telehealth to implement Project ImPACT with their children. Denice enjoys working with families to help them gain the tools to better communicate with their child. In addition to extensive training in the area of Autism and Parent Training, Denice specializes in Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS), teletherapy, and AAC. She has conducted and published research in the area of Childhood Apraxia of Speech and previously worked as an adjunct professor at a local university teaching AAC and Severe Disabilities and a seminar course for school based clinicians.

ASHA CEU Offered?: Yes

Organization Website: www.speakandbeheard.org


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