February Autism-Related Workshop Is on Special Education
MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology’s School of Psychology offers free monthly workshops of particular interest to parents, educators and
psychologists who deal with the issues of autism. The presentations, scheduled from 6:30 to 8 p.m., take place in the Hartley Room, second floor of the
Denius Student Center, in the heart of campus. All will be on the last Wednesday of the month, except for the May workshop.
The February workshop is “Special Education and Developmental Disabilities.” The speakers, from the School of Psychology, are A. Celeste Harvey, Ph.D., and
Mark Harvey, Ph.D. Both board-certified behavior analysts, they will discuss service provision under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), the use
of the Individualized Education Program (IEP), manifestation determination, and evidence-based practice within educational systems.
Other upcoming workshops are:
March 26 Managing Behavior Problems with ABA
April 30 Social Skills Training for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
May 21 Discrete Trial Teaching Methods for Building Communication and Daily Living Skills
June 25 Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention
The Denius Student Center is located off Country Club Road, near University Boulevard. For more information, contact the School of Psychology at (321)