Checklist of Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify the reasons for teaching a client to engage in leisure skills.

  • Know which two areas should be looked at in deciding what skills to choose?

  • Understand the appropriate way to collect relevant information.

  • List the most effective methods in teaching leisure skills.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Teaching Leisure Skills to Individuals on the Autism Spectrum 3.0 (CEUs)

  • 2

    Introduction – Why is this Important?

    • Video: Why is this important?

    • Quiz #1

  • 3

    Choosing the Skill

    • Video: Choosing the Skill

    • Quiz #2

  • 4

    Research and Methods for Teaching

    • Video: Research and Methods for Teaching

    • Quiz #3

  • 5

    Prerequisite Skills for Schedules

    • Video: Prerequisite Skills for Schedules

    • Quiz #4

  • 6

    How to Teach Following a Schedule

    • Video: How to Teach Following a Schedule

    • Quiz 5

  • 7

    Components of Leisure Development

    • Video: Components of Leisure Development

    • Quiz #6

  • 8

    Ideas of Social Skills

    • Video: Ideas for Leisure Skills

    • Quiz #7

    • Survey for Teaching Leisure Skills

Teaching Leisure Skills to Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

Leisure skill building is very important for the development of all children. Leisure skills empower those on the autism spectrum to occupy themselves when they have down time or free time. (3.0 CEUs)

Instructor

Sara L. Stern

BCBA, LBA NY

Sara L. Stern is a Board- Certified Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Behavior Analyst in the State of NY. Completing her coursework through Penn State University, she has been a BCBA for close to 12 years, and has utilized her expertise and experience in many varied roles. Sara L. has been clinical director and provided services for a number of agencies, and is called upon to consult regularly. She presents trainings and webinars on a variety of topics, and currently lectures as an adjunct professor at Manhattanville’s ABA program as well as for the College of Mount St Vincent’s Special Ed Masters program. Sara L. has provided supervision for those going for their BCBA and provides mentorship to new BCBAs as well.

Reviews

5 star rating

Teaching Leisure Skills to Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

Informative, well organized

Informative, well organized

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Amanda Will

5 star rating

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Interesting material presented in an engaging and informative manner....The importance of teaching leisure skills as a priority, was really highlighted and made practical!! This course should be mandatory for all BCBA's!!!

Interesting material presented in an engaging and informative manner....The importance of teaching leisure skills as a priority, was really highlighted and made practical!! This course should be mandatory for all BCBA's!!!

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nechama fried

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