Sharing Treatment and Autism Resources (STAR) Parent 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.

Autism Basics
Presenters: Catherine Walton, M.ED., SLP-A
Date: September 30, 2015
  Power Point Presentation   Training Video
         

Screening for Neurodevelopmental Disabilities using Telemedicine
Presenters
: Deepa Menon, M.B.B.S., M.D.
Date: July 5, 2015

   Power Point
Presentation
   Training Video
         

Taking Action to Sustain the Level of Care for Our Loved Ones: Peace of Mind Knowing You Are Doing the Right Thing
Presenters: Monty Knittle and Jim Curran, Harbor Investment Advisory, LLC
Date: June 3, 2015

  Power Point
Presentation
   Training Video
         

Reading with Your Child: How to Make Books Fun and Interactive for Children with ASD
Presenters: Megan Myatt, M.S., CCC-SLP; Stacy Booker, M.S., CCC-SLP
Date: May 20, 2015

   Power Point
Presentation
   Training Video
         
Gastrointestinal Problems in Children with ASD
Presenter: Eric Levey, M.D.
Date: April 22, 2015
  Power Point
Presentation
  Training Video
         
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Supports for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder 
Presenters: Melissa Subock, M.S., CCC-SLP; Sharon Conty, M.S., CCC-SLP
Date: April 14, 2015
  Power Point
Presentation
   Training Video
         
Sleep Issues in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Presenter: Jennifer Accardo, M.D., MSCE
Date: April 1, 2015
   Power Point
Presentation
   Training Video
         
The Building Blocks of Social Skills
Presenters: Jennifer Horton, LCSW-C; Stacy Booker, M.S., CCC-SLP
Date: March 4, 2015
   Power Point
Presentation
   Training Video
         
Museum Access for All: Engaging Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Presenter: Ashley Hosler, Senior Education Coordinator of Family Programs at the Walters Art Museum
Date: February 18, 2015 
  Power Point
Presentation
  Training Video
         
Autism and Everyday Executive Functions
Presenter: Paula Moraine, M.Ed., The Attention Fix Educational Consulting, LLC
Date: January 14, 2015
  Handout   Training Video
         
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
       
         
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)

 

Spark- Autism Research Study

 

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