Date(s) & Time(s)::
Daily at 8:30 AM until 4:00 PM from February 8, 2014 until February 9, 2014
Location: IPFW campus, Science Bldg. Rm. 168
Phone: (260) 373.1050
Second Steps ABA Clinic will be hosting a two-day workshop on “Essential for Living: A
Communication, Behavior, and Functional Skills Assessment, Curriculum and Teaching Manual”, written by Patrick McGreevy, Ph.D., P.A., BCBA-D and Troy Fry, M.A., BCBA.
These workshops are designed for Behavior Analysts, Autism Coordinators, Speech-Language Pathologists, Psychologists, curriculum coordinators, QDDPs, administrators, teachers, and parents....
Who work with:
•Non-verbal children who are struggling to become vocal
•Non-verbal children or adults who have no effective method of speaking
•Older children who are no longer making progress on a developmental curriculum, such as the VB-MAPP or the ABLLS, and who need a curriculum that includes more functional skills
•Children or adults of all ages
*with moderate to severe disabilities and limited skill repertoires
*who currently require extensive supports or 1:1 supervision
*who cannot be instructed or integrated with peers or taken into the community without severe problem behavior
Registration cost is $160 or $305 with purchase of “Essential for Living” and companion scoring manual.
About the Authors/Speakers:
Patrick McGreevy, Ph.D., P.A., BCBA-D is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 30 years of experience with children and adults of all ages with developmental disabilities. Dr. McGreevy received B.S. and M.A. degrees from the University of Iowa and the a Ph.D. in Education from Kansas University, where he was a student of Ogden R. Lindsley, who, in turn, was a student of B.F. Skinner, a pioneer in the study of behavior analysis.
In 2000, Dr. McGreevy was part of the first group of Board Certified Behavioral Analysts (BCBA). He directs a clinic in Orlando, FL and serves as an assistant professor in the ABA Program at the Florida Institute of Technology. He is the first author of “Essential for Living”- a new curriculum, assessment, and professional practitioner’s handbook for children and adults with moderate-to-severe disabilities.
Troy Fry, M.A., BCBA is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with a B.A. in Science and Mathematics form North Dakota State University and an M.A. in Behavior Analysis and Therapy from Southern Illinois University. For the past 22 years he has worked with children and adults with developmental disabilities in public and private schools, centers, clinics, home programs, hospitals, and residential programs in North America as a teacher, behavior analyst, senior clinician, consultant, and clinical director. He is the founder and clinical director of Behavior and Language Consultants in Minneapolis, MN and Chicago, IL and the second author of “Essential for Living”.
Second Steps ABA Clinic is located in the Second Steps Autism Resource Community Center at 4118 N. Clinton St., Fort Wayne, IN 46805. The clinic fills a wide range of ABA therapy needs, including after school programs and social skills classes. The intensive program provides 20-40 hours a week of one-to-one instruction, with each client in their own specialized room. They also have a transitional classroom to help school-aged children preparing for transition into typical school. Contact Tommy Guest at 260.373.1050 for further information.
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