On Demand Professional Learning
Explore videos, webinars, and other resources that align with the goals of Van Buren Intermediate School District.
For additional On Demand learning opportunities, visit the VBISD Instructional Services Professional Learning page.
Autism Spectrum Disorders
ADEPT (Autism Distance Education Parent Training) Interactive Learning An interactive, self-paced, online learning module providing parents with tools and training to more effectively teach their child with autism and other related neurodevelopmental disorders functional skills using applied behavior analysis (ABA) techniques.
Autism Internet Modules: AIM is designed to provide high-quality information and professional developy for anyone who supports, instructs, works with, or lives with someonw with autism. Modules are available at no cost.
Autism Focused Intervention Resources & Modules: AFIRM Modules are designed to help you learn the step-by-step process of planning for, using, and monitoring an evidence-based practice with learners with ASD from birth to 22 years of age. Supplemental materials and handouts are available for download.
Autism Webinars: Autism education for individuals, parents, and professionals (upcoming modules and recordings available).
Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI): OCALI Pass accounts are availabe free of charge to anyone who wishes to particaipe in professional development opportunities and access various tools.
foxylearning.com Recorded Presentations:
Beyond Instruction: Closing the Education Gaps for Children with Autism by Dr. Morten Haughland, Kathy Fox, and Jason Guild
Using Positive Behavionral Intervention & Supports to Help Children with Autism be Successful in the Gen-Ed Setting by Dr. Steve Goodman
Visual Support Strategies to Teach Recreation and Leisure Skills to Adults with Developmental Disabilities by Dr. Jeff Chan
Teaching Social Skills to Individuals with ASD by Dr. Mary Jane Weiss
Autism from Age 2-26: What Can We Learn about Treatment from Longitudinal Studies by Catherine Lord
START Video Resource Library: Visit this website to review feature videos and webinars from the Statewide Autism Resources Team (START) Project.
American Psychological Association Classroom Management Videos: Practical classroom management regarding class-wide and individual strategies and interventions for classroom disruption regarding individual strategies for addressing emotional and behavioral interventions in the classroom.
Vanderbilt Peabody College Resources for Caregivers: Infographics on social emotional competnence, preventing challening behavior, supporting inclusion, and more. Note: This resource was developed for caregivers, but many of the items are applicable to school employees as well.
Top 10 Tips for Teachers (Blog Article) by Amanda Kelly, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA
PBIS Rewards.com: Webinars and resources for developing distance-learning classroom management systems.
Sample Virtual Learning Matrix
Project Core: The Universal Core vocabulary is a set of 36 highly useful single words that can be used alone or in combination to communicate for a range of purposes on countless topics with a wide variety of communication partners.
Professional Development Modules (click "Online Self-Directed Module"):
5 Ways to Reward Students the Right Way
Differential Reinforcement Procedures in Applied Behavior Analysis: A recorded interview with Dr. Tim Vollmer on the topic of differential reinforcement.
Allegan AESA Resources
Thank you to our partners at Allegan Area Educational Service Agency for sharing this compiled document of on-demand professional learning opportunities.