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December 2020

Big Autism Read – December

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online MN United States

Another Big Autism Read - "Just Give Him the Whale!" by Patrick Schwartz and Paula Kluth. Virtual discussion group for parents and educators on using passions and strengths to support students with autism

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January 2021

“Just Give Him the Whale!” Using Passions, Areas of Expertise, and Strengths to Support Students with Autism

January 25, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Online MN United States

Do you know someone who loves whales? Or ceiling fans? Or elevators? Most of us do know learners with specific interests. Often, however, these favorites of students with autism are not celebrated but seen as annoying, problematic or in need of "extinction." In this presentation, Dr. Kluth will explore alternative perspectives and will focus specifically on how they can serve as supports, teaching tools, inspirations, and hobbies. Participants will learn how honoring fascinations and using them as tools can help…

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