Category: Children’s Workshop

Special educators from Children’s Workshop (CW), who are enrolled in the Masters in Autism program of San Diego State University’s Department of Special Education, attended the international conference on Applied Behavior Analysis in Oslo, Norway, August 7th-9th, with funding from the Federal grant that supports the SDSU program. CW teachers Sherry Castenada, Laura Hoge, Christine Daly and Dana Pulde attended panels and workshops ranging from “Early Childhood Intervention in Communication Skills” to “Coaching Mastery and Parent Involvement” with studies presented by teachers and researchers from

The Association for Direct Instruction invited Hillary Whiteside, Director of Children’s Workshop, along with Mary Taylor, Director of The Institute for Effective Education’s (TIEE’s) Urban Skills Center to attend a conference in Eugene, Oregon on the use of Direct Instruction (DI) practices and materials with students with autism. The TIEE Directors met with two eminent research professors of DI practices and outcomes, Tim Slocum, Ph.D., of Utah State University and Cathy Watkins, Ph.D., of California State University Stanislaus, to develop a workshop that would inform