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Archived News: Upcoming Training Activities
September 2012

Workshop on The Assessment of Functional Living Skills - The AFLSTM, October 13, 2012, Arlington, VA

Partington Behavior Analysts And Stimulus Publication are pleased to announce a new workshop for parents and professionals to learn how to assess and develop instructional programs to help learners develop functional skills essential to independence.

The Assessment of Functional Living Skills - The AFLSTM
Administration, Analysis, and Program Development for Individuals of All Ages with a Diagnosis of Autism or Other Developmental Disabilities

By: James W. Partington, Ph.D., BCBA-D and Michael M. Mueller, Ph.D., BCBA-D
October 13, 2012
Arlington, VA

Hilton Arlington Hotel
950 North Stafford St.
Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 528-6000

Behavior Analysts, Inc. and Stimulus Publications are sponsoring this unique training opportunity to educators, parents and other practitioners in the greater Washington DC area. Dr. James Partington and Dr. Michael Mueller will be presenting the newly released AFLSTM assessment tool. The AFLS is designed in the familiar format of the ABLLS®-R and compliments and extends the scope of basic language and learning skills measured by the ABLLS®-R. The AFLSTM includes over 735 functional skills to help ensure that learners of all ages (young children through early adulthood) learn the skills necessary to fully and independently participate in a wide range of home, school and community activities. Continuing Education credit is available!

Registration is accepted on a first come first serve basis and seating is limited. Deadline for advance registration - September 29, 2012

For More Information, including online registration and continuing education options, please click here.


Save the Date! VA Transition Forum, March 11-12, 2013, Richmond


Virginia Transition Forum

March 11-12, 2013

Holiday Inn Koger Conference Center, 1021 Koger Center Boulevard, Richmond Virginia 23235

The Virginia Transition Forum brings together students, parents, educators, rehabilitation professionals, and others to guide youth with disabilities to achieve successful employment and life outcomes.

We invite you to share your knowledge, wisdom, and experience as a presenter and submit a proposal for a session at the 2013 Virginia Transition Forum. The deadline to submit a proposal is October 31, 2012, at 5:00 PM. EST. Presenters will be notified of their acceptance no later than December 14, 2012.

The Theme for this year’s Forum is: Setting the Stage: Partnering for Success. As you envision your proposal, please reflect on the following question: How will we, as partners, prepare students/families/educators for the daunting task of setting the stage for a satisfactory transition from school to adult life?

For more information on the conference, including proposal submission, click here.


VDOE TTAC's Provide Training Opportunities Year-Round

The mission of Virginia's Training and Technical Assistance Centers (T/TAC's) is to improve educational opportunities and contribute to the success of children and youth with disabilities (birth - 22 years). The Centers provide quality training and technical assistance in response to local, regional, and state needs. T/TAC services increase the capacity of schools, school personnel, service providers, and families to meet the needs of children and youth. The Virginia Department of Education, sponsor of T/TAC Online, also supports eight regional T/TACs that comprise a statewide system emphasizing collaboration in the planning and provision of services to meet state and local staff development needs. To visit TTAC Online and for more information on the trainings available by TTAC Region, please click here.


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