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Considerations in Teaching Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Tinley Park Convention Center Tinley Park, IL (map)

Training for Behavioral Teams supporting Students who are Deaf with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other Intellectual/ Developmental Disabilities

Topics will include:

  • Prioritizing safety and other high priority goals
  • Objective vs. Subjective descriptions of students who are deaf and have ASD
  • Recognizing features of an autism disorder in students who are deaf or hard of hearing
  • Taking a “lifetime view” of these students
  • Teaching strategies
  • Intervention strategies for behavioral issues
  • Developing social skills and relationships
  • For more information contact
  • Cheri Sinnott, LCSW, Director: Illinois Service Resource Center
  • A Service and Resource Center of the Illinois State Board of Education
  • Serving the Behavioral Needs of Students who are
  • Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Visually Impaire

1-847-559-8195 v/tty

Real Time Captioning and Sign Language Interpreter Services will be provided.


Earlier Event: May 10
Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives
Later Event: September 20
Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives