The Nitty Gritty of Advocacy & The Nitty Gritty of Behavior Modification for individuals with learning differences
 
Seminars:
 
The Nitty Gritty of Advocacy
 
 First Main Point –Getting Services
 Second Main Point—Getting Organized
 Third Main Point—Importance of Networking
   
   Child Find
   Evaluations
   IFSPs/IEPs
   Records Organized
   Everything in writing
   Networking
 
The Nitty Gritty of Behavior Modification
 
 1st Main Point — How is a plan established?
 2nd Main Point— Function of Behaviors
 3rd Main Point— How to do this at home

 4th Main Point— Does this belong on my child’s IEP?
   
   Behavior Analysts
   Learn about ABA
   What is VB?
   Is there something medically happening?
   Ask the 5W’s & H questions!
   ABC
   Behavior Protocols
   How to pair
   Reinforcement
   Useful Tools
   Behaviors impede his or her learning?
 

About the Presenter: Celia Litman


Celia is the President and Co-Founder of CMK Development Inc, as well as the owner of Autism Resource Connection (ARC) which provides advocacy services to parents of children on the Autism Spectrum.

Celia is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNC-G) with a BA in Communications, as well as a well traveled business woman who worked for Fortune 500 companies prior to starting her own businesses. She is able to take her vast educational and work experience and transfer the complex information in special education down to practical terms for the parents of children on the Autism Spectrum.

Celia is committed to understanding the multiple facets for the needs of children on the Autism Spectrum; she attends many seminars and conferences to keep up to date on the latest information.
 
As the mother of two sons on the Autism Spectrum (Asperger’s/PDD.NOS) , Celia is able to take the sense of commitment and knowledge she gained navigating through the special education systems, and use that commitment and knowledge to teach parents to advocate for themselves.