MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology’s School of Psychology offers free monthly workshops of particular interest to parents, educators and
professionals 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 March 26 workshop is “Managing Behavior Problems with ABA (applied behavior analysis.)” The speakers, from the School of Psychology, are Pamela
Neidert, Ph.D., and David Wilder, Ph.D. Both are board-certified behavior analysts. They will discuss common behavior problems with autism, how to
determine why these behaviors occur, how to design interventions and how to evaluate the effectiveness of an intervention.
Other upcoming workshops are:
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)