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PECS Level 2

Prerequisite: Must have attended and be implementing PECS Level 1

This three-day training focuses on creating lessons and activities to promote communication throughout the day. Beginning with a review of the Pyramid Approach to Education as it relates to PECS, we guide you in refining your PECS implementation and discuss current challenges you have experienced within the six phases. As you acquire teaching strategies on expanding vocabulary and syntax combined with new ideas for materials, we will discuss how to increase communication opportunities for your learner. Throughout the training, you will be provided with presenter demonstrations, video examples and opportunities to role-play. With innovative ideas, increased confidence and renewed enthusiasm, you will leave the PECS Level 2 Training ready to move PECS users to more sophisticated levels of communication.


Course Objectives:

  • ·         Identify the six phases of the PECS protocol

  • ·         Analyze common difficulties with PECS implementation

  • ·         Generate solutions to common challenges with implementing PECS

  • ·         Provide communication opportunities across the day in all activities

  • ·         Implement specific strategies for teaching advanced language concepts


Upon attendance for the entire time, 13 inservice points will be awarded


Follow Up Method: Email communication throughout the implementation period.


If you have any questions related to this course please contact: mia.laudato@fdlrsaction.org or wendi.melton-harper@fdlrsaction.org





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Starts Starts: 4/27/2021 8:00 AM
Credits Credits: 13 Inservice Points
Location Location:
Status Status: 4 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 42 seats
Designing a Successful 6th-12th Grade Classroom for Students with Significant Disabilities

Target Audience: Osceola County Teachers, Grades 6-12, of students working towards Florida Standards Access Points

 

Course Objectives:  This professional development provides educators the opportunity to discuss and share effective classroom practices. Teachers will be empowered to create a specialized learning environment to support students with intensive academic, behavioral and communication needs. 

 

Course Description:

  • Explore structures to maximize student independence utilizing visual clarity and organization for individualized learning activities. 

  • Identify and understand how visual supports can be used in the classroom 

  • Identify assistive technology supports and accessibility techniques to maximize learning. 

  • Explore educational technology that supports content areas 

  • Identify websites that support the teaching of students with significant disabilities and their parent/guardian/caregiver

  

Points: 3 in-service points

 

If you have any questions related to this course please contact: wendi.melton-harper@fdlrsaction.org 


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Starts Starts: 6/2/2021 12:30 PM
Credits Credits: 3 Inservice Points
Location Location:
Status Status: 42 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 50 seats
Designing a Successful K-5th Grade Classroom for Students with Significant Disabilities

Target Audience: Osceola County Teachers, Grades K-5, of students working towards Florida Standards Access Points

 

Course Objectives:  This professional development provides educators the opportunity to discuss and share effective classroom practices. Teachers will be empowered to create a specialized learning environment to support students with intensive academic, behavioral and communication needs. 

 

Course Description:

  • Explore structures to maximize student independence utilizing visual clarity and organization for individualized learning activities. 

  • Identify and understand how visual supports can be used in the classroom 

  • Identify assistive technology supports and accessibility techniques to maximize learning. 

  • Explore educational technology that supports content areas 

  • Identify websites that support the teaching of students with significant disabilities and their parent/guardian/caregiver

  

Points: 3 in-service points

 

If you have any questions related to this course please contact: wendi.melton-harper@fdlrsaction.org 


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Starts Starts: 6/2/2021 8:30 AM
Credits Credits: 3 Inservice Points
Location Location:
Status Status: 34 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 50 seats
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