Sharing Treatment and Autism Resources (STAR) Parent & Professional Trainings Archive

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute archives its previous STAR trainings to allow parents and professionals to access the presentations at a time most convenient to them. If there was a training you wanted to attend in the past, but could not fit into your schedule, you will find all of the resources from that training on this page, including videos of the actual presentation and downloadable Power Point slides.

To see a list of upcoming STAR trainings, please visit our Sharing Treatment and Autism Resources (STAR) Parent & Professional Trainings web page.

Using iPads in the Classroom
Presenters
: Deidre Rabuck, M.S.Ed.; Shaun O'Branski, M.S.Ed.
Date: November 19, 2014
  Power Point Presentation    
         
Filling Your Toolbox with Visual Strategies
Presenter
: Shelley Green, M.S.
Date: October 15, 2014
  Power Point Presentation   Training Video
         

Getting an Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis: Where do I go from here?
Presenter: Cathy Groschan, LCSW-C
Date: September 15, 2014

 

Power Point Presentation

 

Autism Tool Kits

 

Insurance Coverage for Autism in Maryland

Training Video

         
What is Transition Planning for a Teen with an ASD Diagnosis? 
Presenter: Cathy Groschan, LCSW-C
Date: September 15, 2014

What is Transition Planning for a Teen with an ASD Diagnosis? 
Presenter: Cathy Groschan, LCSW-C
Date: September 15, 2014

 

Power Point Presentation

 

Transition Planning Handout

  Training Video
         

Toilet Training in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Presenter: Karishma Chengappa, Ph.D.

Date: September 3, 2014

  Power Point Presentation   Training Video
         

Sexuality Education for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

Presenter: Laura E. Solomon, Psy. D.

Date: August 13, 2014

  Power Point Presentation   Training Video
         

Finding Your Voice: A Primer for Caregivers

Presenter: Diane Bark, Parent and Caregiver Advocate

Date: July 16, 2014

  Power Point Presentation   Training Video
         

Nutrition and Autism Spectrum Disorders

Presenter: Andrea Heyman, MS, RD, LDN

Date: May 14, 2014

  Power Point Presentation    Training Video
         

Gastrointestinal Problems in Children with ASD

Presenter: Eric Levey, MD

Date: April 30, 2014

 

Power Point Presentation

Factsheet: Eating and Nutrition

Training Video

 

 Factsheet: Gastrointestinal Problems

Factsheet: Special Diets for Children with ASD

         

Introduction to the Common Core State Standards

Presenters: Sandi Jenkins, MS Ed; Marybeth Rogers, MS, MEd; Carrie Tiedeken, MEd; Shelly Walsh, MA, MEd

Date: April 28, 2014

 

Power Point Presentation

Top 10 Things Parents Need to Know

 

Help Your Child Prepare for Common Core Learning

 

         

ADHD Symptoms in ASD-- Symptom Evaluation and Medication Choice

Presenter: Rajneesh Mahajan, MD

Date: April 23, 2014

 

 Power Point Presentation

Publication

  Training Video
         

Sleep Issues in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Presenter: Jennifer Accardo, MD, MSCE

Date: April 16, 2014

  Power Point Presentation    Training Video
         

Making Sense of Sensory Processing 

Presenters: Meghan Hinderer, MOT, OTR/L; and Sarah Welch, MS, OTR/L

Date: April 9, 2014

  Power Point Presentation    
         

Self-Care for Caregivers and Professional Helpers

Presenter: Emily Driscoll-Roe, LCSW-C

Date: February 12, 2014

  Power Point Prresentation    Training Video
         

Neuropsychological Services at CARD

Presenter: Garland Jones, Ph.D.

Date: January 15, 2014

  Power Point Presentation    Training Video
         

Living with and Working with ASDS As a Mental Health Professionals

Presenters: Michael Shor, MSW; BA Psychology; BA Consciousness Studies

Date: August 7, 2013

  Power Point Presentation   Training Video
         

Using Visuals for Children with ASD: The Do’s and Don’ts

Presenters: Daniel Gadke, PhD and Kasee Stratton, PhD

Date: July 3, 2013

  Power Point Presentation
   Training Video
         
Autism Spectrum Disorders and Transition (2 parts)

Presenter: Cathy Groschan, LCSW-C

Date: June 24, 2013

  Power Point Presentation
(Part 1)
  Power Point Presentation (Part 2)
         
Getting An Autism Diagnosis: Where Do I Go From Here?

Presenter: Cathy Groschan, LCSW-C

Date: June 24, 2013

 

Power Point Presentation

Training Video

   Recommended Services
         
Beating Boredom: Increasing Independent Play and Engagement Skills

Presenters: Lauren Harpole, PhD and Alexis Pittenger, PsyD

Date: June 5,2013

  Power Point Presentation    
         
“But he only likes trains!”: Finding and Using Effective Reinforcement for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Presenter: Laura Solomon, PsyD

Date: May 1, 2013

  Power Point Presentation    Training Video
         
Pharmacotherapy of Co-occurring Conditions in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Presenter: Dr. Roma Vasa, MD

Date: April 24, 2013

  Power Point Presentation  

Training Video (Part 1)

Training Video (Part 2)

         
Motor Skill and Motor Learning Deficits in Children with Autism: Implications for Social Skill Development and Therapeutic Intervention

Presenter: Stewart Mostofsky, MD

Date: April 17, 2013

  Power Point Presentation   Training Video
         
A Little Further Down the Road: Helping Parents Make Sense of the Transition Process for their Adolescents/Young Adults with ASD

Presenter: Linda Carter-Ferrier

Date: April 16, 2013

  Handout    Training Video
         
How to Recognize and Reduce Challenges to Children’s Comprehension of Books

Presenter: Rebecca Landa, PhD, CCC-SLP

Date: April 3, 2013

  Power Point Presentation    Training Video
         
Getting An Autism Diagnosis: Where do I go from here?

Presenter: Cathy Groschan, LCSW-C

Date: March 18, 2013

  Power Point Presentation    
         
The Families as Faculty Program (Parents Place of Maryland)

Presenter: Kelly Meissner

Date: February 20, 2013

  Power Point Presentation   Training Video
         
Recreation and Respite: A Perfect Opportunity for a Much Needed Break! Easter Seals Summer Camp

Presenter: Steven Nkurlu

Date: February 6, 2013

  Power Point Presentation    
         
Addressing the Challenges of Raising Children on the Autism Spectrum

Presenters: Elie Sollins, LGSW and Chuck Brown, LCSW-C

Date: January 9, 2013

  Power Point Presentation   Training Video
         
Getting an Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis (2 parts)

Presenter: Cathy Groschan

Date: November 16 & 27, 2012

  Training Video (Part I)   Training Video (Part 2)
         
Strategies to Enhance Functional Participation in Activities of Daily Living

Presenters: Teresa Anderson, OTR/L, Meghan Hinderer, MS OTR/L, Megan Owens, MS OTR/L, and Jeanine Lindenstruth, MS OTR/L

Date: November 7, 2012

  Training Video    
         
Play with Purpose: Being an Effective Partner with your Child

Presenters: Rebecca Zimmerman & Kerry Buechler

Date: September 12, 2012

  Training Video    
         
What is So Important about Joint Attention?

Presenter: Jenny Sharpless

Date: July 11, 2012

  Training Video    
         
Getting the Most Out of Play Time with Your Child

Presenter: Dr. Rebecca Landa

Date: April 11, 2012

  Training Video    
         
What is Special Education for Your Child?

Presenters: Kimberly Marchman and Marjorie Shulbank

Date: April 3, 2012

 

Power Point Presentation
Training Video(Part 2)
Training Video (Part 4)

 

Training Video (Part 1)
Training Video (Part 3)

         
Social Skills Intervention for High-Functioning Children & Adolescents with Autism

Presenters: Drs. Amy Keefer and Amanda Santanello

Date: March 14, 2012

 

Power Point Presentation
Training Video (Part 2)

 

Training Video (Part 1)
Training Video (Part 3)

         

Making Sense of Autism Interventions

Presenter: Paula Danquah-Brobby, MS, BCBA

Date: February 15, 2012

 

Training Video (Part 1)

  Training Video (Part 2)