February 24, 2010 – More than 200 teachers, parents and professionals attended NFAR’s first Autism Preschool Workshop to learn successful strategies for engaging, motivating and encouraging preschool children with autism. Presentations for the evening included
“Paths to Inclusion”
Presented by: Patti Hunter, Director - Rancho Bernardo Presbyterian Church Preschool (RBCPC) Melinda Ashley, HOPE Infant Program and Nanci Finch, RBCPC Preschool teacher.
Promoting Positive Behavior and Communication in the Classroom
Presented by: Aubyn C. Stahmer, PhD, BCBA-D, Child and Adolescent Services Research Center, Rady Children's Hospital.
Challenging the Quiet Ones
Presented by: Laura Hall, Ph.D. Professor, Graduate Program, Special Education San Diego State University, and
Teaching Students with Autism in the Integrated Preschool Classroom
Presented by: Stephanie Hudson, M.Ed/NBCT Special Education Teacher, Deer Canyon Elementary