Eden II is an approved continuing education (ACE) provider of Type II Continuing Education credits for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). Individuals who attend webinars that are presented by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst are eligible for BACB continuing education credits. Additionally, Eden II is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology, and audiology. See course information for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level and content area. Many webinars are appropriate to parents and other professionals who do not possess BACB or ASHA credentials. All webinars are delivered live by a presenter with significant expertise in the topic area. The live format allows for audience members to interact with the presenter in a variety of ways.

Free Webinar

The Eden II Programs Diagnostic and Outreach Center is offering FREE webinars in May and June! All of our webinars are delivered by a live presenter who is a topic area expert with years of experience working with individuals on the spectrum. The live format allows for frequent opportunities to interact with the presenter.
Please note you must be registered and attend webinars to obtain ASHA CEUs and/or BCBA CEUs (where applicable).  Registration for each webinar is FREE.

These webinars were made possible through a generous grant provided by the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene.
Increasing Flexibility and Problem Solving in Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Presented by:
Mary E. McDonald, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA, Interim Associate Executive Director Eden II’s Long Island Programs
Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 12:00pm-1:00pm EST 
This workshop will provide an overview of behavioral and cognitive flexibility and the importance of focusing on these areas with students with ASD. Often students with autism adhere to fixed routines, rote repetitive responding or appear to have limited repertoires of responses. This workshop will also highlight the importance of problem solving and generating multiple solutions. Specific skills will be addressed and strategies will be discussed for increasing flexibility and problem solving. Read More…

    15 min: Discussion of skills related to problem solving

15 min: Curriculum related to problem solving

15 min: Discussion of flexibility and research on cognitive flexibility in students with  Autism Spectrum Disorder

15 min: Curriculum related to increasing flexibility in students with ASD

Time Ordered Agenda:

  1. Identify at least 2 factors contributing to difficulty with flexibility and problem solving in individuals with ASD.
  1. Describe the importance of problem solving and flexibility in future learning for students with ASD
  1. Discuss a minimum of 2 ways in which intervention can be used to promote problem solving for individuals  with Autism.
  1. Discuss at least two ways in which flexibility can be addressed in an individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Target Audience: SLPs, Special Educators, Behavior Analysts, etc.

This event is being offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area)
Financial Disclosure: Dr. McDonald is an employee of Eden II Programs and receives a salary.
Non-Financial Disclosure: There are no relevant non-financial relationships to report.
Introduction to Graphing on Microsoft Excel
Presented by: 
Jillian Braccolino, LBA, Clinical Director, Eden II Diagnostic & Outreach Center
Tuesday, June 15, 2017 11:00am-12:30pm EST 
Description: This presentation will provide an introduction to graphing using Microsoft Excel. The presenter will answer questions about simple formulas for graphing behavior data.

After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

1.How to set up your raw data
2.Including phaselines in your graph
3.Introducing simple formulas for your raw data and graphs

Target Audience:
SLPs, Behavior Analysts