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Monthly Professional Learning Series

The last Wednesday of the month the Diagnostic Center staff will hold a topic-specific, interactive training from 1:00 pm - 3:00pm at the Diagnostic Center North in Fremont. Dates, specialists and topics are listed below. Trainings will be small and focus on specific tools and strategies to assist teachers, SLP’s and Psychologists in meeting students’ needs in the classroom. These trainings are first come, first served and space is limited to 15 participants. Trainings are at no cost and open to all.

Date Trainer / Discipline Topic / Title Registration Link

September 27, 2017

Tara Zombres
BCBA / Educational Specialist

How to Create an Effective Classroom Reinforcement System

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October 25, 2017

Tara Zombres and Shannon Johns Educational Specialists

Make & Take: Creating Functional Tasks for Students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities

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November 29, 2017

Mirit Friedland
School Psychologist

ADHD is often confused with ASD, and can also be a secondary diagnosis to ASD. Mirit will talk about the similarities and difference between the two disorders. She will share recommended assessment tools and ways to distinguish or differentiate ADHD from ASD. Case studies and/or video examples will be provided to practice making differential diagnosis/eligibility determinations.

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January 31, 2018

Liz Arenas
Speech and Language Specialist

Tools and Tips for working with English Language Learners in the inclusive classroom

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March 21, 2018

Tara Zombres and Shannon Johns Educational Specialists

Make & Take: Creating Functional Tasks for Students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities

Register