Special ed seminar to focus on autism

Special ed seminar to focus on autism

Posted: Monday, April 8, 2013 11:06 am

The Messenger 04.08.13

The Bettie Graham Special Education Seminar will focus on the autism spectrum and ways to diagnose and teach autistic students.
The seminar will be held from 5-8 tonight (April 8) in the Duncan Ballroom of the University of Tennessee at Martin Boling University Center.
Registration will begin at 4:30 p.m. today, according to organizers of the seminar.
Dr. Clinton Smith, assistant professor of special education at UT Martin, will discuss the characteristics of students on the autism spectrum, applied behavior analysis and the 10 most effective strategies for teaching students with autism.
Seminar participants will be eligible to receive .3 continuing education units (CEU).
Forms for requesting the credits will be available at the seminar, and the fee is $10.
The seminar is sponsored by the UT Martin College of Education, Health and Behavioral Sciences and made possible through an endowment given by Newell and Bettie Graham of Union City.
Refreshments will be served during the event.
Pre-registration is not required to attend tonight’s seminar, according to organizers.
For more information about tonight’s event, contact the College of Education, Health and Behavioral Sciences at UT Martin at (731) 881-7125.

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