MSDE Trainings

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute developed the following online training videos to provide classroom tips and practical strategies for working with students on the autism spectrum.

These presentations were supported by the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Special Education, Early Intervention Services under award number 170434.
 

Making Sense of Sensory Processing Disorder
March 30, 2017

Megan Hinderer, MOT, OTR/L, discusses the sensory and motor challenges children with sensory processing disorder experience and provides sensory strategies to enhance a child's ability to successfully engage in activtiies of daily living throughout their school day, as well as strategies to integrate behavioral interventions and sensory plans using a collaborative team approach.


Social Communication Challenges in School-Aged Children with ASD:
What Do They Look Like and How Can We Help?
March 30, 2017

Deborah Crawford, M.S., CCC-SLP, discusses social communication difficulties in children with ASD and provides strategies to support children with social communication difficulties.


Bullying, Harassment, & Intimidation of Students
in Maryland Public Schools
March 30, 2017

In this presentation, Maureen Van Stone, Esq., MS, discusses the various types of bullying and anti-bullying policies and laws and provides strategies for preventing bullying and a variety of bullying resources.


Supporting Students with Challenging Behaviors
March 30, 2017

Bonnie Van Metre, M.Ed., BCBA, explains the principles of challenging behavior and provides parents with suggestions for preventive and consequence strategies.


Legal Aspects of School Disciplinary Removals
February 17, 2017

Maureen Van Stone, Esq., M.S., discusses the disciplinary procedures in Maryland's public schools, the rights of students facing disciplinary removal, and the special protections under the law for students with disabilities who are disciplined.

Spark- Autism Research Study

 

AUTISM: CHARACTERISTICS BY AGE

 

Resource Finder

 

A free resource that provides access to information and support for individuals and families living with developmental disabilities.